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The Bachelorette finally expands its diversity

Natalie Askowitz, Copy Editor

February 21, 2017

On Feb. 13, 2017, Jimmy Kimmel made it public that Rachel Lindsay would become the first black bachelorette in the history of the show. The Bachelorette has always been white for 12 seasons straight. “I think that it’s a step in the right direction and it is really good for the bachelor/bachelor...

Michael Flynn resigns as National Security Advisor

Allessandra Inzinna, Copy Editor

February 15, 2017

On Feb. 13, Michael Flynn resigned as National Security Advisor following revelations of telephone calls with Sergey I. Kislyak. Flynn, Russian Ambassador to the United States. Flynn served in his position for less than a month and resigned so abruptly that some coworkers of the Security Council staff f...

A recap of the 59th Annual GRAMMYs Awards

Jack Cruz-Alvarez, News Editor

February 13, 2017

    This year’s GRAMMYs Awards, held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles Sunday night and hosted by James Corden, featured bold performances from artists spanning a variety of genres that seemed to steal the show from the actual awards. Many of 2016’s most critically acclaimed artists appeared on t...

Predicting the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 12, 2017

The nominees for the 59th annual Grammy awards were released on December 6 and features 83 categories filed under 30 different fields.  2016 was the year of new musical releases from highly anticipated artists like Beyonce and Drake. Beyonce’s highly grossing visual album Lemonade was nominated fo...

Day 11: The lack of sex ed in high schools

Day 11:  The lack of sex ed in high schools

Annette Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 11, 2017

Sexual education remains a controversial topic of conversation years after first being introduced. Sex ed has undeniable benefits that promote the safety and protection of those it educates. Whether the student has an active sexual life or not, teaching safe sex can prevent unplanned pregnancy and the spr...

Day 7: Analyzing recent U.S. marriage trends

Day 7: Analyzing recent U.S. marriage trends

Brianne Guanaga, Photographer

February 7, 2017

In 1960, 72 percent of Americans were wed by the age of 25 with an eight and a half percent divorce rate. Today, only 28 percent of millennials reach married status by this age, with divorce rates as high as 16.9 percent. Fifteen times the number of unmarried couples today live together than in the 1960s...

A recent history and outlook on future Abortion laws

A recent history and outlook on future Abortion laws

Allessandra Inzinna, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017

Since Roe versus Wade passed in 1973, there exists groups and legislators who attempt to dismantle it. Recently, nine states introduced measures to ban all or most abortions with only two making it to their governor’s desk, in Oklahoma and Ohio. In 2016, more than 60 restrictions to access abortion...

Trump defunds International Planned Parenthood

Susan Aghedo, Copy Editor

January 25, 2017

In the Oval Office on Monday Jan. 23, President Trump signed a temporary bill that was formed in the 1980s and, in effect, defunds International Planned Parenthood and any other government-funded organization that performs or promotes abortions overseas, even if they do not use their government fundin...

A recap of Miami’s Women’s March

A recap of Miami’s Women’s March

Susan Aghedo and Allessandra Inzinna

January 22, 2017

On Saturday, Jan. 21, marches took place in all seven continents in protest of President Donald Trump’s election. Major cities such as Paris, London, Los Angeles, New York City and Washington D.C. with thousands of chanting protesters holding signs and calling for unity. The Miami Women’s March, whic...

Chargers bolt out of San Diego, head for Los Angeles

Alec Lanzas, Managing Editor

January 13, 2017

A year ago today, the city of Los Angeles was on the cusp of getting its first professional football team since 1994. Now, the second largest city in the country will be home to two NFL teams. Earlier today, San Diego Chargers owner Dean Spanos informed his staff that the team will relocate up th...

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