Software Piracy, a Common Crime with Repercussions

Fabiola Prieto

October 14, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Software piracy sounds like a crime akin to boarding a ship and forcing innocent people to walk the plank. Nonetheless, it is very common, and in many cases, unintentional. Most people do not realize that every time they download...

Election Day Is Right Around the Corner

Jessica Bourse

September 30, 2008

Filed under Editorial

Election Day is just around the corner: a day when millions of Americans will cast their ballots as the rest of the world waits and watches. It's a day where the people get to exercise their right to vote and help decide the future...

Letter to the Editor

Aiza Cayanan

June 10, 2008

Filed under Opinion

The day started incredibly oddly. I almost ran late catching the number 3 Glendale Beeline and I started to frantically look for a seat. I opted for the back. Little did I know what I was going to encounter. Out of the blue,...

Artificial Intelligence: Necessity or Waste of Space?

Brent Wallace

June 10, 2008

Filed under Opinion

The video game industry used to be much simpler than it is today. In the past, people who wanted to play video games simply had to stop by the arcades, but the days of the arcades are mostly gone and now the majority of gamers...

Polygamy: It’s a Look

Jane Pojawa

June 4, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Not so long ago, soon after the Yearning for Zion Ranch scandal broke, an article surfaced that really made me think the media could go no lower in trying to make a feature story out of a non-event. This Associated Press offender wa...

Concealed Weapons on Campus Would Endanger Everyone

Jessica Bourse

May 13, 2008

Filed under Opinion

It has been a little over a year since the Virginia Tech Massacre, in which gunman Seung-Hui Cho, 23, shot and killed 32 people in cold blood before committing suicide. Since then, more than 30,000 students, teachers and parents...

Shouldn’t We Already Be Done With College?

Chabeli Sanchez

May 13, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Isn't it time that we're done with college and moving on with our careers? Why are so many of us still here, making little or no progress? Why do we have to pay to be educated? For some of us, we are here to transfer, for others...

‘Rate My Professor’ Identifies the Easy Ones

Eric Konarki

March 25, 2008

Filed under Opinion

Choosing the "right" teacher is important to students. Up until the new website RateMyProfessor.com debuted, students turned to their peers for information on a teacher or class they were interested in taking. RateMyProfessor.com,...

Basic Restroom Etiquette Should be Mandatory

Jessica Bourse

March 25, 2008

Filed under Opinion

There is something dirty taking place in our bathrooms - and no, I am not referring to the obvious. What started off as a simple observation has now turned into a repulsive fact: People are not washing their hands after using...

Enough Is Enough! It’s Time to Boycott Mobil Gasoline

Richard Kontas

December 11, 2007

Filed under Opinion

With gas prices steadily rising, now whenever I need gas I have to stop and do the math. Will I have enough money for food if I fill my tank? I drive a 1994 Toyota four-cylinder and it's pretty good on gas (between 23 and 28...

Global Warming Destroys Aquatic Resources

Dieuwertje Kast

December 11, 2007

Filed under Opinion

In spite of an abundance of evidence to the contrary, our government refuses to admit that global warming is actually happening and that it affects us right now - not as a remote possibility in the distant future. As a scuba...

Gun Control Laws Are a Joke in the United States

Vartanoosh Kiourktzian

May 17, 2007

Filed under Editorial

Guns do not kill people, people who are allowed to buy guns without permits kill people. The recent tragedy at Virginia Tech University, got me thinking about gun control in this country. Countries such as Japan and France have...

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