Day: May 1, 2014

Comics, movies and TV oh my!

Luis Solis / Photo Editor may 1, 2014 In recent years, being a geek or a nerd has become the hot new trend increasing the amount of people attending conventions. WonderCon Anaheim returned for another year during the weekend of April 18-20 to the Anaheim Convention Center full of comic books, cosplayers (costume play), famous

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RCC students gear up for trip to Galapagos Islands

Samuel James Finch | Special to Viewpoints May 1, 2014 Ecology: The tiny islet of Bartolome Island (Isla Bartolome) is one of the younger of the Galapagos Islands Ever since Charles Darwin first wrote of the great diversity of life found on each of the isolated Galapagos Islands, aspiring biologists all over the world have dreamt

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Life after celebrities death profitable for many

  Ashley Hefner | Asst. Op Ed May 1, 2014 From Marilyn Monroe to Michael Jackson, it’s been common practice in the entertainment industry to generate money from artists who have passed away. At first we saw this trend only with musicians. Rapper Tupac Shakur was coming out with albums way after he died in

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I’m ready, but first let me take a selfie

Jasmine Mikulak | Staff Writer May 1, 2014 The Oxford Dictionaries defines the word selfie as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. Last year, in 2013, Oxford Dictionaries announced as the word of the year. Selfies have been

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The invasion started long ago

Cherish Jones | Staff Writer May 1, 2014 We’ve all seen the movies like I Robot, and Transformers or have had the dreams. You know the dreams about robots taking over the world or secretly replacing our loved ones. Well, in today’s reality that possibility isn’t as farfetched. With technology rapidly advancing life’s tasks are

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Happiness Easily Overlooked

Mykaela Taketa | Asst. Op Ed May 1, 2014 This month is Mental Health Awareness and there’s a health issue that needs its turn to be addressed as well. With the all-good attention of telling people who are afflicted with depression and anxiety to be positive, we tend to overlook the opposite with those who

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