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The unknown future is nothing to be stressed about

The unknown future is nothing to be stressed about

Sam Bova

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

We face the unknown all the time, in all different facets of life. It’s just human nature, but frankly, we can’t see the future, we can’t see what will come of our actions and we can’t see or understand why things happen. However, we should not be anxious for the unknown future, rather we should eag...

We as a spacefaring humanity

We as a spacefaring humanity

Sam Bova

February 16, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

“You cannot yet know of the spectacular everything beyond this door... you can guess, but you’re wrong and you’ll never be right.” These are the words plastered upon the door which separates humanity from the rest of the universe. Yet, naturally as humans we want to know what we cannot know...

Stop looking to the future or you’ll run into the present

Stop looking to the future or you’ll run into the present

William Flannery

February 10, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

The fruits of our labor: a tangible goal we all glare at with dreamy eyes and dripping mouths. We spend every minute of our lives chasing after this low-hanging reward, that one day we can finally relax knowing we’ve bitten into the ripe taste of victory. But the unbroken gaze we cast towards the ...

Ventura College isn’t for “losers”

Ventura College isn’t for “losers”

Emma Kolesnik

February 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion, School Views

At Foothill, there are countless stereotypes about community colleges (particularly Ventura College because it’s right across the street). Though a lot of people will admit that VC is not a “bad” option, most won’t go so far as to say that it’s a good one. Lot’s of my fellow classmates vie...

President Trump’s cabinet picks

President Trump’s cabinet picks

Emma Kolesnik

February 3, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

So far, President Trump has been very busy in his first days in office. Though before he even got confirmed, he started appointing the members of his cabinet. These positions hold a large amount of power in determining the next four years. Below are some of the most well known and important positions....

Will the Women’s March make a difference?

Will the Women’s March make a difference?

Becka Shuere

January 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

Half a million people attended the Women’s March in Washington D.C. to advocate a wide range of issues, such as women’s rights, workers’ rights, immigration rights, LGBTQ+ rights and healthcare reform among many others; some of them issues that Trump has openly disparaged before. It was and is ...

Trump’s Inaugural Address points towards hope, but leaves us uncertain

Trump’s Inaugural Address points towards hope, but leaves us uncertain

William Flannery

January 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

Intense crowds of both supporters and protesters swarmed the nation on the historic day of Jan. 20, 2017, where Washington D.C. became home to one of the most controversial swaps of power ever witnessed. Now the 45th President of the United States, the future of an American people on the brink of division hangs o...

A president’s farewell

A president’s farewell

Becka Shuere

January 19, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Bigger Picture

Obama’s farewell address was hopeful, but final. It hammered in the profundity of America’s loss, and the reality of his successor. Obama’s presidency has not been a perfect one. He did not fulfill all the promises he made during his presidential campaign, such as closing down Guantanamo Ba...

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