Tag: Mark Anthony Howard

The most deleterious effect

The worst effect of prostitution within low income communities Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor Some communities never see actual effects of prostitution. Others are heavily affected. Its effects and consequence usually don’t make the news until it appears as a political scandal. The solicitation of Prostitution has evolved into many new age avenues but street prostitution is still a highly sensitive issue

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Home of the Free

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor In the last decade Honduras has quietly become the most violent country in the world. The nation has one of the highest homicide rates in the hemisphere and has emerged as the principal transshipment point in the region for cocaine to the U.S. Its corrupt political system has set the tone for a feudal residence fueled by gangs and

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Homelessness

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor A winter night in Riverside may reach 35 degrees. To put into a perspective 35 degrees is the same temperature that water may freeze. Imagine being stuck outside in such a cold. Imagine living that reality for months. Homelessness is a community issue of that deserves a much larger sentiment and dedication toward some resolve. The homeless population and the

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Mental illness on RCC campus

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor   How important is the mental capacity of a college student? Mental illness is prioritized concern here on RCC campus. Dr. Dan Casella is a psychiatric counselor here on campus. On my last visit to his office he and I discussed my own mental health concerns and the different things that may be affecting it. I

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Monitoring marijuana use

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor Pros Should marijuana be legalized in here in California? My answer is yes. I consider the use of the drug to be a personal decision and not a moral dilemma. I do, however, consider the issue to be both a financial and socially progressive opportunity. The passing of the

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Immigration at your own risk

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor If 11 people moved into a single story house, some serious rules and regulation would be in order. Wouldn’t it? The US Congress doesn’t think so. The US census bureau reports 11 million undocumented immigrants live in the United States and “The House” (Congress) has made no laws concerning

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How much does Obama care?

MARK ANTHONY HOWARD | OPINIONS EDITOR I don’t know how much President Obama really cares about my health individually, but the Obamacare bill makes a convincing argument that he is at least concerned about the overall welfare of the American People. Beginning on Oct 1, individuals and families will be able to compare their options by

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Black vs. Brown

The Exploitation of Race in The Business of Boxing Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor The sport of Boxing is a sweet science. Boxing is an art. Boxing is strategy. Boxing is a business. The sport of boxing is both an artistic and scientific strategy of business. Even in its earliest days of Joe Lewis,

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Nosey People Suck (N.S.A.)

Mark Anthony Howard | Opinions Editor Nosey people suck, and they are everywhere. How uncomfortable would you be if some weirdo in the digital library kept looking around his cubicle every time you logged on your email, Facebook or social site? It sucks but some people don’t respect others privacy and really don’t know how to mind their own business. It really sucks

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