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Being bad with spending is the new black

Danielle Draper

December 16, 2010

Not only is it fiscally irresponsible, it’s downright stupid. The deal that the White House is trying to work out with Congress extends not only the Bush Era Tax Cuts that are due to expire at the end of January, but al...

Combating piracy on the high web

Bryn Gallagher

December 6, 2010

It is so easy now, one click and you have it; stolen property now yours, you pirate. This thieving bliss may not last too long now with the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act, or COICA, being approved by the S...

Is canned laughter really used because of an unconfident audience? Art credit: Alex Phelps/The Foothill Dragon Press.

Death to canned laughter

December 6, 2010

Give hope

Bryn Gallagher

November 30, 2010

In light of the Christmas season, we should take a break from the doom and gloom opinion style and talk about what is good. Giving is good. Christmas, the so-called "season of giving," is surrounded fully...

An issue to keep abreast

Trenton Pham

November 23, 2010

Breast cancer has always been a popular thing to raise awareness about. There are football players with pink shoelaces on their cleats and yogurt cups with pink tops in the grocery store. However, the Keep A Breast foundation has taken this message...

Offensive? Yes. Protected? Yes.

Heather Luscombe

November 23, 2010

Who says Voltaire isn’t relevant today? A famous line of his, “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it,” is in perfect accordance with the Westboro Ba...

Violence, sex and the Supreme Court

Katie Elvin

November 18, 2010

Bang. Bang. You’re dead. Blood pours from the wound. As you lie there you have time to reminisce about the people you killed, the places you burned, the violence you inflicted. Then everything goes black. And you start th...

Opinion: Vote Brown for governor to improve schools

Geneva Douma

November 1, 2010

The election looms, and California residents are assaulted daily by political attack ads every time they turn on a television or radio. Signs along the side of the road urge voters to cast their ballots for this or the othe...

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