Former assembly speakers son, Esteban Nuñez, is a free man

Jahnae Runnells, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

Filed under Crime, News, Opinion

On October 4, 2008, Luis Santos, a San Diego Mesa student was fatally stabbed by a group of men. A key member of this senseless stabbing would be Estaban Nuñez, the son of former California state assembly speaker, Fabian Nuñez.... Read more »

Black Sankofa: The impact of Hip-Hop in the black community

Jahnae Runnells, staff writer

May 3, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Music is the soothing mechanism to many. Hip-hop is a genre created and introduced to the world by the black community. It all began with a few young kids painting pictures with words in a circuit. Ultimately evolving into one... Read more »

Paid Family Leave bill receives mixed reactions

KC Longley, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

    Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill on April 11 that is going to extend the compensation that Californians will receive during Paid Family Leave (PFL). Of course, there are reactions fitting to either side of the... Read more »

Spotlight on “The Last Good Girl”

KC Longley, Staff Writer

April 28, 2016

Filed under Column, Features, Opinion, Top Stories

The amazing thing about authors is that they are able to create a world where readers can dive in and experience a completely different reality. Some are so good at their job that they can make one feel the emotions of the characters... Read more »

KC’s Reading Korner

KC’s Reading Korner

April 19, 2016

Black Sankofa: Support in the black community

Jahnae Runnells, Staff Writer

April 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Support is one of the most overlooked needs in humanity. So much so, any person can crumble into pieces without it. Granted, it is not air or water, but it is just as important. Support from family and friends is great; however,... Read more »

Black Sankofa: Loving Your Skin

Jahnae Runnells, Staff Writer

March 25, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For many years, members of the black community have been shamed because of their darker complexion. So much so, the self-esteem of the community has taken a steep decrease as a whole. With all the negative attention engulfing... Read more »

Pokémon celebrates 20 years

Marcel Anderson, News Editor

March 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In lieu of the creation of their world famous Pokémon franchise, Nintendo is proudly celebrating Pokémon’s 20 Year Anniversary this year, with their trend #Celebrating20Years. Since its creation in 1996, the Pokémon series... Read more »

Zika virus begins to spread in America

Lillian Lokonobei, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Filed under climate, Opinion

What began as a mild concern to the Center of Disease Control has now caused the CDC to raise its response to Level 1 activation, the highest response level at the agency. The Zika Virus, a virus associated with infected mosquitos, reached the Americas around nine months ago, acco... Read more »

KC’s Reading Korner

KC’s Reading Korner

March 10, 2016

KC’s Reading Korner

KC Longley, Staff Writer

February 25, 2016

Filed under Column, Features

What is it with human beings that we stick to the things we know? Sometimes it’s hard for us to break out of our comfort zone, in any situation. However, speaking as someone who occasionally prefers the company of books over... Read more »