Of Tigers and Tax Initiatives

Angel Silva, Managing Editor

September 20

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

American writer Frank Stockton is best known for his fable “The Lady and the Tiger,” in which a man is sentenced to a unique punishment for having an affair with a king’s daughter: he is given two doors, and behind either...

Column: Let Them Have Licenses

Tex Wells, El Vaquero Staff Writer

June 7

Filed under Opinion

Let’s cut to the chase: Illegal immigrants should be allowed to obtain driver’s licenses in California. Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck announced his support of driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants during...

Editorial Commended

Wendy Grove, Public Information Coordinator

May 24

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

I just wanted to say that I loved your editorial in the current El Vaquero. There is a lot of crazy legislation being proposed in several states against women (forced trans-vaginal ultrasounds for example) and it is quite alarming....

TV Gives Feature Film a Run for its Money

Evan Ramirez, El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 23

Filed under Opinion

For years, when a movie star took a job in television he or she was looked down upon. Taking a role on television could end up killing their career on the silver screen entirely. However, in recent years, the landscape of entertainment...

Opinion: Facebook Hinders Real-World Networking

Tatevik Manucharyan, El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 8

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

“To make the world more open and connected” is Facebook’s mission, as stated on its web page. Indeed, it has succeeded in making connection an easy and effortless task, and in the process, has reduced friendship to a wall...

The Cannabis Question: Should Marijuana be Legalized?

Tex Wells, El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 8

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The writing is on the wall and it has been there for quite a while now: marijuana’s time has come. Everybody but President Obama and the pope have spoken up for it. Well, almost everybody. The list of supporters in...

Armenian Youth Groups Raise Funds for Protest

Catherine Yesayan, El Vaquero Guest Columnist

April 25

Filed under Opinion

Watching television to avoid the unusually heavy rains of March 25, I came across a fundraising program on one of the Glendale local Armenian channels. It was a telethon organized by Unified Young Armenians (UYA) to raise money...

Republicans: The Message is Misogyny

Jessica Bourse, Editor-in-Chief

April 25

Filed under Editorial

Let’s play a game of word association. When you see the word “Republican,” what words come to mind? Perhaps fiscally conservative, right-wing, traditional, Ronald Reagan, religious.... What about misogynistic? It’s...

Revival Theaters Offer Classic Entertainment at Bargain Prices

Evan Ramirez, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 25

Filed under Opinion

Chain theaters just can’t compare to the experience of watching a film in a revival house — sitting down in a theater that oozes history and being surrounded by fellow classic film lovers. From the welcoming theater size...

Podcasting Is the Ultimate Radio Trend

Evan Ramirez, El Vaquero Staff Writer

April 4

Filed under Opinion

With talk radio stations like KLSX 97.1 being ripped off the air, or completely changing their format to something like top 40, the outlet for stellar programming on the radio is becoming less available. However, as an alternative,...

Letter: How Do I Contact My Local Officials?

March 14

Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I read your article today on the affects of the budget cuts on the college. It was very informative. You recommend taking action and contacting our representatives. May I suggest in future articles you print...

Praise For SWAT Team Coverage

March 14

Filed under Letter to the Editor

Dear Jessica [Bourse], I left you a voice mail message and I wanted to follow-up with an email. I read the two police related articles in the El Vaquero (by John Ferrara and Alex [Gonzalez]) which reported on the SWAT training...

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