Shouldn’t We Already Be Done With College?

Chabeli Sanchez

May 14, 2008

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...

Basic Restroom Etiquette Should be Mandatory

Jessica Bourse

March 26, 2008

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...

‘Rate My Professor’ Identifies the Easy Ones

Eric Konarki

March 26, 2008

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

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

Richard Kontas

December 12, 2007

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 12, 2007

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 18, 2007

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...

John McCain Will Struggle to Win Nomination

Vartanoosh Kiourktzian

March 30, 2007

The House of Representatives and the Senate both have Democratic majorities and many say that the Democrats won in November because people are ready for a change, so where does that leave Republican Presidential candidate John...

Global Warming Continues to Cause Concern

Jennifer Tinoco

March 16, 2007

Being the smartest creatures on Earth, humans have made a huge impact with population and technology. Global warming is beginning to grow and even though people are always trying to make it a better world for numerous reasons,...

Passion and Intelligence May Not Win Election

Vartanoosh Kiourktzian

March 2, 2007

America has finally been given the chance to elect a president who is smart and charismatic, no longer are they stuck making a decision between the lesser of two evils. With Bush's approval ratings at an all time low and Democrats...

El Vaquero Supports Students’ Right for Truth

September 22, 2006

We all take the First Amendment right of freedom of the press for granted until we are faced with a challenge that affects us directly — as was the staff of El Vaquero at the end of the spring semester. The purpose of a ...

Student Volunteer Praises Service to Others

El Vaquero Staff Writer

December 9, 2005

They come in different sizes, styles and types. They have different faces, voices, personalities and passions. Sometimes they rebuild torn down houses and mow lawns. At other times they bag canned groceries, peel vegetables and...

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November 22, 2005

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