By Marlyn Rodriguez |Staff Writer| With Martin Luther King Jr's. birthday passing us by on Wednesday, January 15, many students are getting ready for the three-day weekend, remembering the man who fought relentlessly during the Civil Rights Movement. "He has inspired me to not let anybody tell me that it's not possible to accomplish something. He has helped me be determined and find out what determination really means." -Luz Santana, Sophomore "It has taught me to accept diversity and not be judgemental to other people." -Jessica Carra, Junior "He went against the law in his protest for the benefit of other people. He was very selfless." -Gustavo Esparza, … [Read more...] about Coyote Watch: Martin Luther King Continue to inspire students
By Shanieka Perrier |Staff Writer| What is so suspicious about iced tea and a bag of skittles? A 17-year-old boy holding only those items and wearing a “hoodie” was shot and killed ion Feb. 26 in Sanford, Florida. Trayvon Martin was shot by George Zimmerman after he saw the boy walking around in his neighborhood and found him “suspicious.” I believe that Zimmerman brought this situation upon himself. According to the LA Times, he was instructed to go home and let the police handle the situation. In my opinion he acted purely on suspicion and ignored the police, as though he was above the law. I have a problem with Zimmerman never initially being arrested. There was a dead body … [Read more...] about Skittles are suspicious?