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Gays now allowed in Boy Scouts without consequences

Marina Diaz, Repoter

May 14, 2013

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All in favor of gays being equally admitted to boy scouts as any other boy would be, say "Aye". Well you really don’t have to because with or without you, that equality is now among us.  President Obama stated his stand on...

Hey Yellowjackets–quit slacking off!

Graciela Garcia, Reporter

May 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Are students slacking off since the school year is almost over? People, you have to fight until the end. Your grade still counts on theses last couple of weeks. I speak for everyone: freshmen, sophomores , juniors , and especially...

Prom King Uriel Gonzalez: now THAT’S class!

May 8, 2013

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You often hear Colton High disparaged around campus, and even around town. They say we're ghetto, we don't care, we're just a bunch of...well, you get the idea. But every once in a while a gesture of kindness and class so profound...

Why fight for Wi-Fi? It belongs to all of us!

Johnathan Marquez, Reporter

April 10, 2013

Filed under Opinion

With the new Wi-Fi recently installed in classrooms, the school can open up the world to not only teachers but the students too. But yet students can’t use it. Why is that? Perhaps the district thinks we will abuse this power...

Guns in every home is asking for trouble

Karime Aispuro, Reporter

March 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

A small town in Georgia wants to have every household in the area to own a firearm in their homes. If the law is passed then this would become the 2nd town in the state of Georgia to require that every home own a gun. City council me...

More sleep = more engaged student population

Johnathan Marquez, Reporter

March 13, 2013

Filed under Opinion

With large amounts of work and little time, students struggle to keep their grades high while trying to achieve the recommended eight to nine hours of sleep.  Being in school for seven hours can be very tiring and leave students...

Romney’s attack on Big Bird may have cost him election

Angel Oliveros, Reporter

March 4, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Some people have speculated on politicians and may have deemed them as childish. It is still a speculation, but some may actually state that our politicians do act like children. Last year, when presidential debates were aired...

Politicians lack maturity, mock others

Angel Oliveros, Reporter

March 1, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Some people have speculated on politicians and may have deemed them as childish. It is still a speculation, but some may actually state that our politicians do act like children. Last year, when presidential debates were aired...

Manners sorely lacking among today’s youth

Alfonso Villalobos, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Over time, manners have found a way out of normalcy in society and have started to have a real effect. Kids are starting to be brought up in an unmannered way: disrespecting elders, stealing, and causing trouble. No “please”s,...

Teen Pregnancy: Why such a big deal?

Serrina Alvarado, Reporter

February 27, 2013

Filed under Opinion

In our generation if a girl gets pregnant while in high school they are frequently looked down upon. I think that if girls are mature enough to be moms, then they should have a baby, but if they’re not they shouldn’t even...

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