THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

Butte College's Editorially Independent Student Voice

THE ROADRUNNER

A newspaper by students, for students.
The Journeymans Journey 

The Journeyman’s Journey 

Exploring the fascinating careers of football's most well-traveled players and the unique impact they leave behind, while also analyzing their polar opposites, the one-club men, who showcase loyalty and dedication to a single team.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief June 21, 2024

What do Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Loco Abreu, Rivaldo, and Andy Cole have in common?  Beyond the fact that they are all footballing legends, another thing that connects these four men is the title given...

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Simultaneous Spectacle: Two Major Tournaments, One Incredible Month of Football

Join The Roadrunner as we dive into the Euros and Copa América to see what makes each competition special and try to find out which one stands out.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief June 18, 2024

With the Euros already underway and the Copa América about to start on June 20, the next month is set to be historic for football fans worldwide.  The simultaneous occurrence of both tournaments creates...

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World Oceans Day: Reflect, Act, and Inspire

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief June 8, 2024

Today, June 8, is World Oceans Day.  This International recognition is about raising awareness about the importance of protecting our oceans and understanding their crucial role in our lives.  The...

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Sounding The Alarm: The Devastating Effects Of Seismic Blasting 

Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief May 29, 2024

Seismic blasting is a technique used in oil and gas exploration that has become a significant threat to marine life and the ecosystems of the sea.  Also known as seismic surveying, it involves using...

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Rome Was Not Built in a Day, But Rome Was Not Built by an Idiot

Why Manchester United's FA Cup win hides Erik ten Hag's failures.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief May 29, 2024

On May 25, 2024, Manchester United faced rivals Manchester City in the FA Cup final at the historic Wembley Stadium.  The highly anticipated match saw United clinch a 2-1 victory, with goals from Alejandro...

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The Streets Will Never Forget

Understanding the phrase "the streets will never forget" is crucial for anyone seeking deeper cultural literacy.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief May 24, 2024

The world will never forget Lionel Messi. The masses will always talk about Neymar. The radio will continue to play Justin Bieber, and Spotify will always recommend Michael Jackson.  But beyond these...

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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 and 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 and 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, Faculty Advisor 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 and 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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