Issues with on Campus Transportation

Bijan Izadi

May 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When finding time ways to get around campus, not everyone finds walking effective. A more efficient way to travel is on a bike or a skateboard. It can be much faster than walking, even running. It can be much faster until a...

Beyonce’s Lemonade may suggest controversy

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Beyonce’s newest album, Lemonade, has sparked a controversial interest amongst listeners since the release of the song Formation back in Feb. 2016. The release of this song, during Black History Month, made a prominent impact...

Staff Editorial – California raises smoking age to 21

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

For those who are unaware, California has voted to raise the legal smoking age, of tobacco products, to 21 years of age, as of June 6. What this means is that products containing tobacco are no longer able to be sold to minors. The...

Faculty members fight for five percent

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For years now, faculty members of California State Universities (CSUs) have been putting great effort into receiving an increase in their wages for the work they do. After a potential faculty strike from CSUs throughout the state,...

Staff Editorial – Sexual Assault Awareness: What can we do?

Iman Benraoui, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Recently, there was a reported sexual assault on San Diego Mesa College's campus. Now sadly, we normally hear of these things in the news. But when an incident like this took place on a we normally spend five out of seve...

Justice in America: What do you think?

Iman Benraoui, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

What does justice mean to you? Which experiences have shaped why you believe what you do about what justice is, what is should look like? These are such simple questions that go beyond the status quo of a simple dictionary def...

Black Sankofa: The older generations effect on the youth in the black community

Jahnae Runnells, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Elders are the pillars of the black community. They not only bring support and wisdom, but they are all filled with experiences. The amazing thing about elders and young adults, is the age gap between the two. They grew up completely...

‘Lemonade’ for the masses

Lillian Lokonobei, Staff Writer

May 10, 2016

Filed under Entertainment, Music, Opinion

Beyoncé released her highly anticipated visual album Lemonade on April 23. She features Grammy-winning artists Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, and Jack White who add variety to the eclectic sounds of the anticipated album. Fans all...

KC’s Reading Korner

KC Longley, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016

Filed under Column, Features, Opinion

Since the end of the semester is coming up, it seems appropriate to highlight some of the most highly anticipated books that will be released over summer vacation. This summer is full of many genres that audiences have to look...

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....