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September 5, 2017

First Amendment must adapt to the age of media

September 5, 2017

The First Amendment was woven into the Constitution because it was believed that democracy and freedom of speech were synonymous. There is no doubt that basic human rights of free speech, ideas, and press are integral, but...

Reconcile your sins

Reginald Webb, Times Staff

April 25, 2017

Many black Americans celebrate Juneteenth, which commemorates slave emancipation. Why should this be simply a black holiday? America should celebrate it formally. Emancipating the slaves has to be seen as one of the most significant...

Cultivating a Promising Workforce

Reginald Webb, Times Staff

April 19, 2017

The College Promise to make community college free is becoming a reality.  San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said as much in his State of the City Address Setting aside scholarships making community college fees on behalf of the...

Appropriate vs. inappropriate: social media professionalism

Leslie Aguilar, Times Staff

February 27, 2017

Internet background checks are becoming an increasingly common hiring procedure, and what you post may pose a risk to your professional life. Recently, a brusque remark about ex-First Lady Michelle Obama made its rounds on...

Living up to the ‘Dream’

Reginald Webb, Times Staff

February 27, 2017

While we are in the midst of Black History month let's be mindful of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, which came and went during the break. Perhaps the most quintessential lesson taken from King is his insistence we judge...

The United States of Russia?

Melissa Maria Martinez, Times Staff

February 27, 2017

A report released by the Center of Intelligence indicates that Russia played a role in the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, which raises concerns as to why Russian President, Vladimir Putin would prefer the U.S. under...

The shift to thrift store shopping

Reginald Lucious Webb, Times Staff

February 27, 2017

Resale stores and thrift store shopping is on the rise in America. People from all income levels are using resale stores as an alternative to the traditional department store for savings, particularly, young people. Within a square...

Painful experience turned into healing opportunity

Janis Hillard, Guest Writer

February 27, 2017

From ages 7 to 16, I was raped by a relative. It wasn’t until he moved on with his life and stopped tormenting me that I was able to move on with mine. And by “moving on” I mean burying the pain and pretending as if it had...

A movement with no direction

Melissa Maria Martinez, Times Staff

February 27, 2017

Respect. It’s missing. Not in the way you think. We’re being respectful of one another until one’s ideology clashes with its opposite and then we find it very difficult to give respect to those that disagree with us. Somewhere,...

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