The Voice

Minority Majority

Alex Hencken, Asst. Editor, A&E

November 11, 2009

Filed under Features

We hear the term “minority” all over the place with immigration and population discussions and especially with the topic of affirmative action. The official definition from the American Heritage dictionary is “the smaller...

Indian, not Asian!

Teresa Mathew, Photo Editor, and Tanya Padgaonkar, Asst. Editor, Features

November 11, 2009

Filed under Features

This is an important moment for you. You’re about to take your first SAT and every piece of information is absolutely vital. It’s time to fill out the race box and you stare down in confusion at the choices…African American…Native...

OKTOBERFEST: A Treat for All Ages

Katja Kane-Foempe, Reporter

October 20, 2009

Filed under Features

When you hear the word “Oktoberfest,” what immediately comes to mind?  Probably a picture of a giant beer party!  While it is true that beer is largely featured, Oktoberfest is much more than that.  It is a centuries old...

Stuck with Swine: Excused Absence?

Kaity McCullough, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2009

Filed under Special Features

Currently, a student is allowed to amass six absences for each class that she takes. After six, she is required to complete a makeup unit for that class. The oncoming threat of swine flu makes it obvious that it’s time to alter...

Creepin’ Costumes: Costume Alternatives

Alex Hencken, Assistant A&E Editor

October 13, 2009

Filed under Features

Every Halloween, parties, the halls of Pres, and the streets of your neighborhood are filled with the usual witches, angels and devils, and provocative nurses, maids, waitresses, etc. For this year’s Halloween, take a look at...

Trick-or-Eat Treats

Trick-or-Eat Treats

October 13, 2009

But, technology can be frustrating!

Christina Vu, Assistant Features Editor and Christina Vu, Assistant Features Editor

October 13, 2009

Filed under Features

 Now almost a decade into the  21st century, the world has witnessed a technological revolution that has given rise to a multitude of other gadgets that have made life more convenient. However, has this technological revolution...

Spooky Sights

Spooky Sights

October 13, 2009

Health Care Update

Health Care Update

October 13, 2009

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