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Television and its effects

[media-credit name=”PHOTO COURTESY OF NASMOTO.COM” align=”aligncenter” width=”500″][/media-credit] As with most subjects, there are many different opinions on the effect of watching too much TV. Some people worry about the negative effects of consuming great amounts of TV, while others don’t regard it as an issue. I can see both views of the matter, but let […]

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March in March

At 10a.m. on Monday, March 5,Chabot College will join the statewide efforts of students, teachers, faculty and concerned citizens of California’s colleges at the community, CSU and UC levels to march on Sacramento’s capitol in a show of solidarity to protect our higher education. This upsurge of collective effort is due to increasing budget cuts, […]

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“Battle of the Bay” leaves field; enters stands

By Rashaan Mungo The August 20 preseason game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders ended in tragedy as two fans were shot after the game Plenty of fights broke out in various parts of the stadium, drawing the attention of even the players in the stands. The incident comes roughly 6 months […]

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Chabot welcomes returning students

By April Chen Going back to school is an effective way to open a new window in your life. Returning students can gain useful knowledge in what they really need for their jobs and pursue new careers. It’s never too late. With the beginning of another semester here at Chabot, thousands of new students enroll […]

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No good love

Contributing Writer: Esther Patterson “Crazy, Stupid, Love” is based heavy on unhappy lovers and little on comedy. “Crazy, Stupid, Love” could have been better off as a straight drama rather than the romantic comedy it has been advertised as. Its best moments have little to do with moving along the plot, but with the intimacies […]

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Easy F

Contributing Writer: Esther Patterson Director Will Gluck is on a roll with his romantic comedies, first with “Easy A”, and now with “Friends With Benefits”. He makes romantic comedies with what seems to be the most un-romantic way to approach the subject of love between two individuals: casual sex between friends. It is a lot […]

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Captain America rescues summer

Contributing Writer: John Hitchcock This is the week Marvel Comics fans have been waiting for since Samuel L. Jackson popped up after the credits of Iron Man peddling the Avengers Initiative. As a preface, this movie is not judged strictly on acting and directing skills, from my point of view, this cannot be considering the […]

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Bienvenidos a la Jungla

A two-for-one review of the films Zoo Keeper and A Better Life Contributing Writer: Esther Patterson A Better Zookeeper’s Life is typical boy-meets car- who-later-transforms-into-Rosario Dawson- all-the-while-learning-that-animals-can-speak-and-that-they-are-having-trouble-with-immigration-laws, Hollywood afair. But mostly, it’s about how a man tries to define his identity amidst great social pressures. You may recognize the lead, Demian Bichir, from the television […]

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The end is here

Contributing Writer: Esther Patterson No one is going into this movie wondering whether Harry Potter and his gang will defeat the dark lord Voldemort, right? Shame on you if you are. You know better than to believe J. K. Rowling would do that to her literary children, both fictional and fans, or her money. No, […]

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Transformers a slow ride

Contributing Writer: Esther Patterson The most concise objection I have in recommending Transformers 3 to other viewers, is that the first half of the film is racist, sexist, homophobic, and frankly a waste of time. Did Megatron really have to hide out in the Serengeti, all the while wearing a headscarf and speaking to Decepticons […]

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