THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
Fluminese vs Vasco at the historic Matacana stadium 
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Beyond the Top Five: A Journey into the Heart of Brazilian Football

from passionate fans to questionable on-field antics, discover what makes the Brasileirão a must-watch for any soccer enthusiast
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 17, 2024

Football, or soccer as some may call it, is without a doubt the biggest sport in the world. Not only is it by far the most watched sport, but many would argue it is the most entertaining as well.  From...

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Are Women More Emotional Than Men?

A closer look at gender, emotions, and societal expectations.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief April 4, 2024

 It doesn’t take too much scrolling on social media until you find some red pill alpha talking about how women are more emotional than men, but is that really the case?  When you start to peel back...

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Page Turners or Page Burners? 

I can not imagine going through high school without most of these books as they also helped me grow up. 
Kaylynn Parks, guest contributor April 3, 2024

Banning books has been a discussion for years. We deem that certain books have too much offensive language, are too explicit or are too depressing.  There are over 1,000 books banned in the US for all...

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Bad Blood

Bad Blood

Saquon Barkley and Tiki Barber Exchange Words
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer March 13, 2024
Former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber had some choice words for Saquon Barkley after Saquon chose to sign with the division rival Philadelphia Eagles.
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Stealing Bread

the morality of hoarding resources and the problems with our approach to ethical dilemmas
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief February 20, 2024

We live in a time where everyone is so obsessed with judging individual choices that we end up putting all our energy into hating each other that we forget to hate those truly responsible for our problems.  A...

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Baked Goods That Take The Cake 

A classic piece of coffee cake and a warm mug of coffee is the best way to start of a morning or a late night study session.
Kalynn Parks, guest contributor February 13, 2024

Baking is fun for a multitude of reasons-- getting to experiment, eating yummy food at different stages, having flour wars and so much more. Baking feeds the mind, body and soul. Here are five recipes...

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The Animal Liberation Front 
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The Animal Liberation Front

A Voice For the Voiceless
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-In-Chief January 15, 2024
Governmental agencies and multinational corporations prioritize profit and progress over ethics and the ALF emerges not as terrorists or vandals but as the counterbalance. Every action has a reaction and they are just that. They challenge us to confront the uncomfortable, they force us to examine the truths about our treatment of animals, and push us to question the ethics of industries built on exploitation and suffering.
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Against the tide : The heroic story of the sea Shepard

Paul Watson and his notorious organization the Sea Shepard are real-life vigilantes on the frontline of marine environmentalism. This is their story—a saga of bravery, controversy, and commitment to protecting Earth's aquatic life.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief January 6, 2024

Hollywood makes millions every year with stories of superheroes who leap from comic book pages onto towering skyscrapers, but I’m here to tell you about the real-life heros who are hard at work on the...

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the explosive ideas of Ted Kaczynski

A rewriting of the article "The incendiary ideas of Ted Kaczynski"
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-of-Chief January 1, 2024
Beneath the destruction and atrocities, there is a man who embarked on a radical war against society. While his methods were despicable, the eerie resonance between Kaczynski's prophecies and the world we live in today cannot be ignored. Ted fervently criticized our growing technological dependence and the catastrophic environmental consequences of our relentless pursuit of “progress”.
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Deep-sea mining

humanity's latest assult on the natural world
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor-in-Chief December 30, 2023

Deep beneath the ocean's surface lies a pristine untouched world brimming with life. Now picture an invasion of this tranquil abyss by gigantic machines. They tear into the seabed, turning serenity into...

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SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 20: DeAaron Fox #5 and Domantas Sabonis #10 of the Sacramento Kings celebrate after a three-point basket in the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Golden 1 Center on November 20, 2022 in Sacramento, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)

Why The Sacramento Kings Are Not Improving

Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer December 28, 2023

  De’Aaron Fox drops 43 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 assists on the same night the King's other All-Star Domantas Sabonis has a season-high 34 points,12 rebounds, and 5 assists.  So surely this was...

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Opinion: National Football League or No Fun League?

NFL Stealing Money From Players?
Jackson Hutler, Staff Writer November 29, 2023

It’s no secret that football is one of the most physical and dangerous sports in the world. Any football player who decides to make a career out of it knows about the risks that come with the game. So,...

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