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Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

Opinion: We still need to evolve as a more equal society

It has been a chaotic last few months as the Black Lives Matter movement has inspired protests nationwide since the tragic death of George Floyd on May 25.  As a resident of L.A. county, I have directly seen the protests in my area as well as plentiful news and media...

Opinion: Consumer reviews are valued more than advertisements

Opinion: Consumer reviews are valued more than advertisements

As people eagerly click on a video on YouTube, an unwanted 20-second advertisement pops up. You impatiently watch the timer go down, waiting for it to be over. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Skip. Advertisements are created to entice audiences to invest in their product, but...

Opinion: How COVID-19 affects the technology industry

Opinion: How COVID-19 affects the technology industry

In a blink of an eye, the world changed. COVID-19 forced everyone to change their daily habits, which has created some horrific circumstances for businesses. On the other hand, some industries, specifically the technology industry, are flourishing during this time....

Vaping popularity among teenagers continues

Vaping popularity among teenagers continues

In an anti-smoking ad from the early 2000s, a teenage boy in an old gas station demands "a pack of cigarettes, please" as he puts about $5 on the counter. “That’s not enough,” the cashier responds. The teen proceeds to pull out his tooth, then grabs the cigarettes and...