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What do you mean thats not a livable wage?

OPINION: Raising minimum wage will bring workers back

EDUARDO CHAVEZ September 17, 2021

The pandemic has made my job at a grocery store chain much more difficult. Not only am I vulnerable to the coronavirus, but it’s difficult to deal with customers who don’t know their boundaries, and...

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OPINION: Not getting the vaccine has dire consequences

August 28, 2021

As the coronavirus continues to mutate and the delta variant fills our hospitals to capacity, it just makes sense to me that everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19 should....

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OPINION: Students should guard their mental health

August 25, 2021

  In the weeks since U.S. gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the team competition and four individual events at the Tokyo Olympics, words like “mental health” and “burnout” have made...

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Building a personal computer is better than buying

April 14, 2021

People have become more interested in online activities during the pandemic such as streaming and gaming, but some are limited by sluggish technology.  If you are looking to upgrade...

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Dual credit classes facilitate path to the university

April 13, 2021

I was lucky enough to be introduced to dual credit my freshman year of high school. Right now, I am on track to graduate high school with an associate degree because of dual credit. Graduating high...

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OPINION: Personal data should not be sold

March 4, 2021

How would you respond if a stranger walked into your house and proceeded to write down your address, phone numbers, social security number, blood type and school records, then sold them to the highest...

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OPINION: Working as a hairstylist during the pandemic is a challenge

March 4, 2021

Those of us who are hairstylists during the pandemic are trying our best to keep our clients and ourselves safe and healthy. This can be difficult because it is impossible to social distance in this...

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OPINION: Online dating apps can’t compare to real-life relationships

February 9, 2021

By MIKA SANCHEZ @TheEtCetera Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the rate of dating apps being downloaded will likely increase since people don’t want to be alone during what is...

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OPINION: Online classes aren't a good fit for everyone

February 9, 2021

By VERONICA ORTIZ @TheEtCetera With the continuous spread of COVID-19, the social isolation that was originally assumed to only last a few months now seems to have no end in sight. The anxieties and...

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Opinion: Tom Brady is the best in the game

February 4, 2021

It’s been almost a year since Tom Brady shocked the world by signing a two-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after being a New England Patriot for 20 seasons. Now Brady will be making his...

Opinion: New Year’s resolutions are bad: Here’s why

Opinion: New Year’s resolutions are bad: Here’s why

January 26, 2021

By LEAH COREAS @TheEtCetera Making New Year’s resolutions is a crazy tradition that is never second guessed, but maybe it’s time to start. Every year when I pass a park or gym during the first...

OPINION: Good novels should cause us to look within, learn

OPINION: Good novels should cause us to look within, learn

December 3, 2020

I read because I want to learn. Novels, short stories, poems—I read it all.  A good story leaves me with some answers, but a great story leaves me with many questions. And that’s a good thing. Reading...

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