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The U.S.-led airstrikes can protect innocent civilians in Syria and Iraq

The U.S.-led airstrikes began in Syria at the end of September, and it has been the one of the most controversial topics in the United States and the world. If no one takes any action, who will take responsibility of … Continue reading

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St. Louis police union should get over it

St. Louis is making a serious bid at overtaking Las Vegas as the world capital of terrible ideas.

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Despite the decision of the grand jury not to indict former police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, violent protests took place in Ferguson as well as other parts of the country. Regardless of a dedicated police presence, it was the protestors who took advantage of the situation and turned what was supposed to be a peaceful protest into violent vandalism that endangered the community. Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: More vetting needed for Police Chief position

PCC will see its fifth employee in four years in the police chief position in Steven Matchan after the Board of Trustees decided to fire Don Yoder two weeks ago at its Nov. 17 meeting. Continue reading

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Will Football come to Los Angeles?

Depending on if you’re a football fan or not, your view on an NFL team coming to Los Angeles may differ. From an unemployment standpoint, the $1 billion stadium planning to be built is a great idea because it can … Continue reading

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Would you like to supersize that salad?

Hungry? Stop by the vending machine and grab a…salad?

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Water for residents: Why L.A. needs to replace its outdated water system

In July UCLA was flooded when more than 20 million gallons of water gushed from a 90-year-old city water line and last month the Sunset Strip was temporarily closed when 9,600 gallons of water per minute came spewing out of yet another broken pipe. With pipes losing so much water amid one of the worst droughts in California, it’s time to finally update L.A.’s ancient water system. Continue reading

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Editorial: Admin, Senate leaders must keep talking

Today’s news that the administration and Academic Senate have reached an agreement on full-time faculty hiring is a positive sign that collegial discussion may be beginning to mitigate the bitter division at PCC.

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Voting is a privilege not a chore citizens should have to go through

Midterm elections are well-over, but the projected voter turnout of only 40 percent has become a cause of concern for politicians. Discussions have formed over whether or not voting should become compulsory in the United States. Continue reading

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Choice to end life is an individual right

With the highly publicized death of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year old terminally ill California woman who moved to Oregon to end her life, the debate over physician-assisted death has once again become a controversial topic across the country. Continue reading

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