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Arming teachers could save lives, end threat faster

April 19, 2018 12:38pm | Spartak Basambekyan

After the recent school shooting in Florida which left 17 dead, the American public are roaring for a solution. Some are advocating for a total ban on civilian use of weapons. Others advocate for bans on assault weapons; Then there are others who advocate that […]

It is time to prioritize policy over prayers

April 19, 2018 12:38pm | Waylan Gaspar

That day — there was blood on the floor. There was blood on their hands, but there was blood on ours too. We could not end it before it was too late. Because in the fight between “protection” and peace, they were somehow caught in […]

‘Hashtag activism’ breeds lack of philanthropy

March 15, 2018 7:15am | Jessica Cabrera

Social media has done an excellent job of highlighting the good and evil that inhabits the planet. It can be the bringer of hope in a bleak and broken world. It can spread awareness about problems, and create well informed global citizens. However, social media […]

Getting less for more: say goodbye to the headphone jack

March 15, 2018 7:08am | Kushtrim Muja

A wireless world is a vision many have had for decades, and is something that’s come true in many fields. Wifi, cellular, GPS and the internet all capitalize on this vision and have transformed the way the world works. This is progress, something that continues […]

Allowing Hate Speech At Universities Will Deter Students

February 13, 2018 4:01pm | Staff Editorial

Torches fill the streets. People are pushing, shoving, mauling. Shots are fired and cars are driven onto the sidewalks full of civilians. Meanwhile, an 18-year-old girl is at home, packing to head to college at University of Nevada Reno (UNR) in the fall, where she […]

Transgender Troops, Trump, At Odds Over Military Service

February 13, 2018 4:00pm | Noa Ortega

We as a people have a long standing habit of accepting the power held above us. We forget that we alone have the ability to change- our politicians are people, just like us. Yet we hold an idea in our minds that they are untouchable, […]

Youth strive for new innovations in avoiding social, political progress

May 2, 2017 4:23pm | Vincent Rendon

Amongst the smoldering ruins of democracy and the endless ideological back and forth between generations, American teens find themselves at a crossroad: should they stand up and make a difference for themselves and their community, or start the next season of Teen Wolf? A tough […]

Teens Find New Ways to Exercise Their Right to do Nothing

March 23, 2017 6:59pm | Vincent Rendon

Amongst the smoldering ruins of democracy and the endless ideological back and forth between generations, American teens find themselves at a crossroad: should they stand up and make a difference for themselves and their community, or start the next season of Teen Wolf? A tough […]

Education should be valued for learning, not college acceptance

March 7, 2017 6:49pm | Ashlend Laparra

In the same sense that young children are indoctrinated into religious faiths, children are also indoctrinated into the belief system that those who attend a four year university will have an immediately successful career and life. Regardless of a student’s economic or educational disadvantages, or […]

Planned Parenthood vital for women in U.S.

March 7, 2017 6:47pm | Ashlend Laparra

Many Republican Politicians, including Vice President Mike Pence, have decided to weave a fake narrative to sell their ideologies on abortion to the public. Planned Parenthood is one of the largest health care providers for low income Americans in need of preventive care and services […]