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Kids are growing up too fast

Kids are growing up too fast

Renee C. Byer

October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives me peace of mind," she said. Kids ages 9 to 12 are the fastest-growing cell phone market. (Rene...

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Randall Benton- McClatchy Tribun

September 24, 2014

On Sept. 11, the smell of smoke and fire penetrated the air behind the University Union. All that could be made out amongst the cloudy light grey sky were tiny lights of three fire trucks racing to quickly extinguish a fire at the levee.This was not the first incident this semester. Four fire alarms have ...

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McComas

September 18, 2014

Weekly Science Matters feature graphic: Mao pf Pacific region shows immense floating plastic trash deposit; what happens to world's plastic output. MCT 200906000000; 13000000; 17000000; ENV; krtenvironment environment; krtweather weather; krtnational national; krtscience science; krtscitech; krtworld ...

Queen Bey doing feminism her way or the highway

Queen Bey doing feminism her way or the highway

Allen J. Schaben

September 17, 2014

Queen Bey is becoming the face of female empowerment. As a self-proclaimed feminist, her role in the media is vital to bringing feminism to mainstream America.Beyoncé Knowles has become a role model for young girls and women alike. She is most recognized for her singing voice; however, her voice of...

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

McClatchy Tribune

May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7 percent of students in the state.However, with the majority of students in California being Latin...

Teen profanity illustration

Teen profanity illustration

McClatchy Tribune courtesy photo

May 6, 2014

300 dpi Charles Waltmire color illustration of teen in black T-shirt with soap bubbles in mouth (washing mouth out with soap.) The Sacramento Bee 2008teen profanity illustration soap soapy washing mouth out with teenager black teeshirt skull clean language swear curse cussing cuss foul mouthed manners ...

The Cronut: A crispy, sugar-drenched donut

Elizabeth DeCicco

April 29, 2014

The cronut is a registered trademark of where it was born, Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan. The New York Post had declared Ansel as the “Willy Wonka of NYC.” Ansel created this sensational pastry to be innovative and creative for his bakery, and took him two months to develop the recipe, Ansel told USA Today.

Voter abstinence illustration

Hollingsworth

April 28, 2014

300 dpi Dean Hollingsworth color illustration of two voters: one casts paper vote into ballot box, the other has arms folded and back turned to the voting process. The Dallas Morning News 2008abstinence illustration not ballot box turnout undecided registration registered voting count ignore ignoring democracy ...

Johnny Depp emulates creature in “Transcendence”

Johnny Depp emulates creature in “Transcendence”

Elizabeth DeCicco

April 22, 2014

Other than portraying a relentless, hilarious pirate, an eccentric barber with shears for hands, or the wonderful Mad Hatter, when will Johnny Depp play the role of a cyber-intelligent god?In the new motion picture, “Transcendence,” Depp evolves from a well-known artificial scientist to an unstoppa...

Simple hangover cures for spring break

Simple hangover cures for spring break

McClatchy Tribune

March 23, 2014

With spring break just around the corner, and the prospect of not having any school responsibilities or homework for one measly week being as good a reason as any to do some boozing, don’t let a hangover ruin even one of those mornings. Everyone knows the basics; don’t mix alcohols and drink lot...

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