El Vaquero

Dating Was Never Easy

March 27, 2018

College students have been singing the same song for the past decade “It's so hard to date now.” Well, it's true, but it’s not dating that's changed. We have. People have gotten lazy, and why not? We can listen to music, wa...

Concealed Carry Would Revive the Old West

Sal Polcino, Editor in Chief

May 14, 2014

In response to more than 20 deaths in school shootings during this year alone, 19 states have introduced legislation to allow students to carry concealed weapons on college campuses. Along with the NRA and the usual pro-gun enthusiasts,...

Should We Feel Safe on Campus?

March 6, 2013

On Dec. 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza walked into Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Conn. and killed 20 first graders as well as six faculty members. In January, a 16-year-boy shot and wounded two fellow students at Taft High...

Volunteering Should Be Year Round, Not Just Seasonal

El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 1, 2006

Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is just around the corner, putting many in the mood for sharing their time with others. But once the holidays are over and life returns to normal, people tend to forget about those in ne...

New Era of Accountability Sweeps Washington

El Vaquero Features Editor

November 17, 2006

A patriot or a terrorist; with us or against us; whose side are you on? That was once the feeling of the president and the majority of Americans when it came to the war on terror, the war in Iraq and the current administration,...

Acts of Kindness Are Not Difficult to Carry Out

El Vaquero Staff Writer

November 3, 2006

Saying hello to someone as you walk by them may brighten their day just as opening a door for a person in a wheelchair may do the same trick. Why not allow a person to cut in front of you in line? Showing a little human kindness...

Global Warming Slowly Killing Planet Earth

El Vaquero Staff Writer

October 6, 2006

Many who drive vehicles do not consider what pollution from them is doing to the air and to the environment in Los Angeles, as well as globally. Cars and buses in the daily commute release gases that pollute the air that people...

Protesting Funerals: Fox News Exploits Freedom of Speech

El Vaquero Staff Writer

May 12, 2006

As it stands, the First Amendment gives anyone the right to voice their opinion, regardless of what that may be. Should speech that is blatantly offensive remain protected? According to Fox News' "Hannity and Colmes" the answer is...

Freedom of Expression in a Global Village

El Vaquero Staff Writer<

April 7, 2006

Millions of Muslims around the world voiced their displeasure in rallies against newspapers that have printed the cartoons of Mohammad, the prophet of Islam. From a Muslim's point of view, these cartoons are not only offensive,...

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