Ask Aggie: Feminism and the Modern Woman

Agnessa Kasumyan, Managing Editor

March 5, 2014

Filed under Opinion

When my male friend casually dismissed feminism as an ideal only “ugly” and insecure girls buy into, I was disturbed at the ignorance of the statement yet not entirely surprised. What I found particularly disheartening,...

Attention Slobs: Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here

Sal Polcino, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2013

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Okay I admit it. I’m still a smoker. One of the last hold-outs, but the campus ban on smoking hasn’t affected me much. Walking out to the sidewalk to feed my disgusting habit doesn’t bother me at all. In fact, I never felt...

Undressing for Halloween

Agnessa, Managing Editor

October 30, 2013

Filed under Opinion

There is nothing like the anticipation of dressing up on Halloween to scare friends and family with Justin Bieber masks or Pennywise (IT) the Clown costumes. At the end of the day, we all know that the scares are all in good...

iOS 7 Irritates iPhone Users with Buggy Performance

Alexandra Duncan, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The latest iPhone operating system has Apple customers going bananas. This bubbly, bright and colorful update, iOS 7, has left users confused, annoyed and even angry. While some are fearful of updating their phones from the...

Professional Players Need Profound Privacy

Marlon Miranda, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Jason Collins became the Lebron James of gay rights last month when he became the first active NBA player to announce he is gay. His announcement turned the NBA universe upside down. Most current and former players supported...

Not Every Discarded Box Is a Bomb

Sal Polcino, Staff Writer

May 15, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Not long ago a discarded hatbox found at a campus parking lot most likely would have been kicked aside or ignored. Maybe a good citizen would have picked it up and chucked it in the nearest trash receptacle. Today, it sets off...

Letter to the Editor:Response to “Armenian Community Needs Focus”

Aram Sassounian

May 1, 2013

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, This is a response to an article written by Agnessa Kasumyan in the April 3rd Edition of the El Vaquero, titled: “The Armenian Community Needs Focus.” On behalf of the Armenian Students Association (ASA), I...

Americans Need to Kick Addiction to Meat

Monica Terada, Staff Writer

April 3, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In a small American city of green trees and fresh air, a suburban house dweller, Bob, heaves himself out of bed and drags his rump into the kitchen. Greasy bacon strips sizzle on the grill. Bob throws the bacon on a plate ful...