Northeast Valley News

Racism is alive and well in police forces

Francisco Dominguez, Reporter

April 26, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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...

Some Mexican citizens stand up for murdered students

Samantha Hernandez

January 5, 2015

How can 43 people just disappear? It turns out in Mexico it can happen quite easily. According to Mexico’s National Statistics Institute, approximately 123,470 people were kidnapped in the country in 2013. With 93.8 percent of crimes not invest...

Infant Start Can Finish Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jeremy Beren, Sports Editor

September 12, 2014

Autism research has endured many peaks and valleys, as researchers have relentlessly worked for something close to a cure. Finally, they may have found it. A new study at the University of California-Davis has suggested that...

Flood of digital data gives ‘God’s eye view,’ needs regulation

Scott Shumaker

May 16, 2014

In “Mitt,” a documentary streaming on Netflix, a camera follows former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and his family during the former governor’s 2008 and 2012 presidential bids. In the film, the Romney’s can be seen...

Movies with lead women earn more money

Tab Sylvester, A&E Editor

April 16, 2014

It’s really no surprise that female-led films make more money than any other film that presents a strong role for a male. For one, women are hot and more appealing to look at than men. And two, strong parts made for men in films...

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