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Imagining the perfect night

“What a great night to be alive!” Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds yelled into a crowd of thousands at the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista, anticipating the night of a lifetime last Thursday, Sept. 28. Beginning the night with artists K. FLay and Grouplove,  the night was sure to be …

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The dehumanization of minorities

During the Holocaust, the Nazis referred to Jews as Untermenschen, meaning “subhuman.” Most people fail to realize that by saying this, they were not implying that Jews were less than them, they were literally saying that Jewish people were created as a lesser race. Using this philosophy made it seem …

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Changes in Indian society lead to victories for women

Recent events in India have led to victories for women’s rights advocates, awakening citizens across the nation. Last week, a religious leader nicknamed Guru of Bling was convicted of raping two of his female followers. Following his conviction, there were public protests by his followers that quickly turned violent; people …

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DREAMers put on hold

President Trump issued the removal of Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals, otherwise known as DACA, on September 5. DACA is a program that was enacted five years ago under the Obama administration to protect the rights of individuals who entered the US illegally as minors. As of March 31, 2017, …

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RIP the Old Taylor

Long live the bittersweet memories of dancing around your room to Taylor Swift’s, ‘You Belong With Me’; those days are no more. Fans across the nation were shocked and saddened to hear of the country sweetheart’s passing, and even more shocked at what was left to replace her. A woman …

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The gem that is King’s Coffee

The last time I wound up at the corner of Espola Road and Twin Peaks Parkway was in my short-lived soccer career at the North County Soccer Park. Going  back there this past weekend to visit The King’s Craft Coffee Company, I drove past the old smoothie store and residential …

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Mickey Mouse kills TV

First it was Blockbuster, now Netflix is balancing precariously on the line of becoming just another obsolete entertainment  service. In a society of consumers whose attention can only be held for so long, the next media giant is poised to swoop in. While Netflix started out small, Disney is a …

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Band’s new field show

MC’s award winning band is ready to perform a new field show at the upcoming home football game on Oct. 13, setting the bar high for their next show. “The show is called Dark Hearts and it features music from the musicals Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods,” junior band …

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Han Lin’s mastery of conversation

The English language, with colloquial contractions, plural compound nouns, and non-finite verb complements are a challenge to native speakers, and prove to be even more of a trial for people learning English. In school, we learn how to master other foreign languages such as Spanish, Tagalog, and French, but this …

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