Tag: Jonathan Ramirez

Popculture Grab Bag: Combat but not ‘Kombat’

Director Simon McQuoid tests his might in Hollywood’s ongoing (losing) struggle to successfully translate video games to cinema. Does he succeed with his adaptation of this iconic fighting franchise? Tim Nacey is joined by fellow Viewpoints reporters Jonathan Ramirez and Tyrese Blue as well as multimedia editor Daniel Hernandez to find out! Before that, Tim

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Viewpoints victorious at Journalism Association of Community Colleges conference

Staff Report Past and present Viewpoints emerged from the Journalism Association of Community Colleges Fall 2020 Conference victorious in several different categories — and with a representative on the association’s board. This fall’s conference was held in a fully online format due to COVID-19. In attendance were 217 students, faculty and staff from 30 California

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Opinion: Green card or welfare?

By Jonathan Ramirez “Public charge” is a term historically used in a veil of racism to justify the restraint of immigration based on race or ethnicity. 137 years later, in 2019, we still use it. The term “public charge” was created during the Immigration Act of 1882 in order to add categories for inadmissible aliens.

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Editorial: Trump’s hate speech empowers domestic terrorism

“I am simply defending my country from cultural and ethnic replacement brought on by an invasion.” This is a statement taken from the manifesto of Patrick Crusius minutes before he killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso. It is a statement that mirrors President Donald Trump’s ongoing blatantly racist rhetoric. Trump has referred

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OPINION: There is a problem with televised news

While various news outlets choose what gets covered and what we are informed with, they can leave many Americans uninformed on topics they ought to know regardless if it’s prone to being popular or not.