Northeast Valley News

Racism remains a societal evil

Ahtesham Azhar, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under NATIONAL NEWS, NEWS, OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

Despite the vast awareness of racism and tons of policies in place to address the issue, the United States still struggles with the existence of racism in the society and its system. The recent riots in Baltimore because of protests...

California water crisis was preventable

Ahtesham Azhar, Reporter

May 2, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

California, one of the richest states in the United States, is facing a severe drought owing to three years of decreased rainfall. The rainless three years caused shortages in the main water reservoirs, dried up canals and rivers,...

Endangered species are on the brink

Samantha Hernandez, Reporter

May 2, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

Out of more than 76,000 species assessed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, it is estimated that over 22,000 are at risk of extinction. This number includes animals, plants and fungi. Some believe that 99 percent...

Racism is alive and well in police forces

Francisco Dominguez, Reporter

April 26, 2015

Filed under MEDIA, OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

I think we’ve all recently seen the news and have seen that a very heated topic is officers shooting unarmed civilians. After watching several of these incidents, I started to notice a trend and so I decided analyze the data...

Hockey fights are not just mindless violence

Brian Palm, Reporter

April 26, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS, SPORTS

Lots of people watch car races in hopes of seeing a crash.  Similarly, a good number of hockey viewers tune in or go to games interested in seeing two or more full-grown men duking it out on skates. Hockey fights occur for...

Even in an apocalypse, gays still struggle for rights

Geoffrey Young, Columnist

April 9, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

You would’ve thought the sky was falling with the reaction that ensued once news broke that a gay character is set to star in AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead.” Having only seen one season, I can proudly say I didn’t...

Vaccination studies suggest low risk, high health benefit

Geoffrey Young, Reporter

March 13, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

A week before Christmas, a single confirmed case of the measles was reported to have come from the happiest place on earth. Since then, the number of measle cases in the US has climbed dramatically. According to California’s...

The Islamic State flag and what it truly represents

Luis Patino, Columnist

March 12, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

Many flags have been shown around the world, but there are very few that are remembered. The ones that stand the test of time can be seen again and again in our history books and right away are recognized as an important part...

Cigars, travel on horizon for Americans if tensions ease with Cuba

Jalaluddin Mughal, Photo Editor, SCC Chronicle

February 21, 2015

Filed under CULTURES, OPINION

“Our relations are like a bridge in war-time. I am not going to talk about who blew it up—I think it was you who blew it up. The war has ended and now we are reconstructing the bridge, brick by brick, 90 miles from Key Wes...

Let the oil war begin

Luis Patino, Columnist

February 21, 2015

Filed under OPINION, SCOTTSDALE PODCASTS

Feels good to have more money in the bank, doesn't it? The cost of gas is about half of what it was a year ago. Imagine that, saving half at the pump. Who is there to thank for this? Just a few years ago, the major presidential...

Brain vs. Brawn: Who’s better in the broadcasting booth?

Lauren Peterson, Staff writer

January 5, 2015

Filed under OPINION, PROFESSIONAL SPORTS

Sports are one of the few things on this planet that can unite a nation, captivate an audience, and penetrate one’s soul to the deepest of depths. In every sporting event there is a story to be told and it is the broadcaster’s...

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