Voter’s importance overlooked

Politics have torn families apart, literally and figuratively. Some people are hesitant to vote, because they are afraid of what other people will think.
Some disregard voting, because they don’t understand it and avoid doing so to prevent headaches. People have the right not to vote, but when lives are at stake it is crucial to help support those in dire situations.

November 22, 2020
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OPINION: School shooting victims are not crisis actors

By Jerry Flores Government representatives should not claim a person is an actor after experiencing and surviving a shooting. On Feb. 20, Florida legislator’s aide Benjamin Kelly said David Hogg, a survivor of Florida’s shooting, was an “actor that travels to various crises when they happen.” Instead of making those claims, Government officials should help survivors through their traumas as much as they can. How is it possible to think…

March 1, 2018
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OPINION: Arming teachers would be wild and dangerous

March 1, 2018

By Cristal Gomez Schools are meant to be a safe haven for students to get an education, not a place for guns to be kept in classrooms. Since the beginning of 2018, there have been 17 school shootings, and it’s only February. The shooting that happened in Florida on Feb 14 was just one of the many school shootings in the U.S. Between the year 2000 and 2018 there have…

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Gun control should be restricted for safety

By Joseph Recinos No matter how much we protect our children, there is always a chance that some lunatic will come into their school with a barrage of assault weapons and excessive amounts of ammunition looking to end someone’s life. In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, a lot of controversy surrounds the issue of gun control. Should assault rifles be banned? Should hand guns and ammo magazines be…

February 12, 2013
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