By Elizabeth Taylor |Staff Writer| With almost a decade gone by and still no changes are being implemented, I feel that it is only necessary that I share with you a story that could change or even possibly save a life. Nothing can prepare oneself for the oncoming of bad news; it’s obvious the news is bad because eyes are overwhelmed with tears on the brink of explosion, the head is low and a weak voice struggling to let out the terror that haunts her. I like to think of myself as a strong woman, someone my kids can look up and be proud to call me their mom; but nothing has ever tested the strength of my will like the day my mom told me she was raped. Shock—How could this of … [Read more...] about Protect Yourself: Cautionary Tale
By Clairissa Gonzalez |Staff Writer| The CW’s newest hit show “Riverdale” has just completed it’s first season with smashing success. To celebrate, I’ve decided to compile a list of characters and the signs their personalities match. ***Note: These are not based on actual character birthdays. Aries - Veronica Lodge: Courageous and confident, Veronica is the epitome of an Aries. While she is headstrong and takes on the role of leadership quite quickly, her impulsiveness and stubbornness can be a huge downfall. Taurus - Fred Andrews: The father to one of the main characters, Archie, Fred is stubborn and caring. All he wants is the best for his son. He loves and cherishes … [Read more...] about Zodiac Signs as: Riverdale Characters
Dear You, It’s going to be okay. Life is a little crazy right now. Surprises are popping up left and right; some good, some bad, and some you still can’t sense in which direction they’re going in. Everything you thought you knew, well, that was just thrown out the window. You now how to change how you talk, how you act, or rather, react; you have to open up your heart just a little more, which is hard, but not impossible. No, nothing is ever going to be the same, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s going to take some getting used to. Things are going to get a little crazier in the coming weeks, months, and years. But know that it’s all going to be okay. Just … [Read more...] about Dear You….
By Emily Erwin |Contributing Writer| This news article is dedicated to anyone who has pursued a flame for too long. For all the stalkers, creepers, and dutiful white knights. This will never happen to you. After 5 years of being stalked and a violated restraining order, area woman Chelsea Ramirez has realized her ex-boyfriend Bradley Womack is the love of her life. The two began dating in 2012, but broke up after a little less than a year. "I knew I had to win her back," said Womack, "so I created multiple Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook accounts and began direct messaging her on all of them every day, creating new accounts every time she blocked me." In addition, Womack … [Read more...] about Woman Reconciles with Her Ex
By Janet Curiel |Staff Writer| The Riverside Convention Center was filled with the who’s who of San Bernardino on April 29, and I found myself wondering how I had stumbled upon the guest list at the president’s gala. The theme for the night was INSPIRE. The Board of Trustees, President Tomás Morales, along with the honored guests of the night Lou Monville & Elizabeth Sanchez-Monville were only a table away. As I sat with my fellow ASI representatives, I gazed upon the blue and silver linens that draped the table while taking in the aromatic smells of the floral centerpiece. After the dinner began the speeches from my fellow peers in ASI as well as members of the Model … [Read more...] about Dining with giants
By Clairissa Gonzalez |Staff Writer| Most of us are old enough to remember cartoons from the 90s, many of which still have a place in our hearts today. Even those of us born toward the latter end of the 90s will recognize most of the cartoons from that era due to the sheer will power of 90s kids holding onto nostalgia. Below is a list of 90s cartoons that many of us know and love in correlation to your sign. Aries: Darkwing Duck Taurus: Arthur Gemini: Dexter's Laboratory Cancer: Doug Leo: Rugrats Virgo: Gargoyles Libra: Animaniacs Scorpio: Batman: The Animated Series Sagittarius: Hey Arnold! Capricorn: Johnny Bravo Aquarius: Courage The Cowardly … [Read more...] about Zodiac Signs as 90s Cartoons