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A historic pandemic like COVID-19 is leading the world into a new era

Certain events in history have shifted the American people into new ways of living. The effects of COVID-19 are pushing Americans and other parts of the world to make drastic lifestyle changes that may be in place for decades to come. (Photo courtesy of Engin Akyurt)
Is COVID-19 pushing us into an era of minimalism?
May 13, 2020

There have been a lot of changes since COVID-19 shut down America. The National Basketball Association has canceled the league's season. Local bars across California are no longer serving the public, even...

Opinion: Community college doesn’t mean losing your social life

There's a multitude of social experiences available to community college students - including a good conversation on the lawn. (File photo)
October 6, 2016

You can make new friends anywhere - a grocery store, the library, a party. There’s no real reason “school” can’t be on that list, just because “school” is a community college. It’s a...

Opinion: Swipe right for romance

With the rising popularity of online dating, the possible matches are endless. This might not necessarily be a good thing. (Illustration by Allante Morris)
April 20, 2016

[email protected] When social media technologies are introduced into the world, human behavior adapts. Romantic relationships are no exception. With the touch of a screen, we can deliver...

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