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.
Ken Carson

More Chaos Brought To You By Ken Carson

Ken Carson has answered your prayers.
Jackson Hutler, Faculty Advisor April 13, 2024

It is finally happening (maybe).   The artist behind “A Great Chaos,” Ken Carson, has been teasing quite a few snippets of new music as of late, foreshadowing what his deluxe album will...

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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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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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The Animal Liberation Front 
https://www.alfsg.org.uk

The Animal Liberation Front

A Voice For the Voiceless
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and 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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the explosive ideas of Ted Kaczynski

A rewriting of the article "The incendiary ideas of Ted Kaczynski"
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and 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 and 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, Faculty Advisor 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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Pixação in São Paulo 

Carlos Ebert from São Paulo, BrazilGRU, CC BY 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Pixo

Examining the 2009 documentary "PIXO" and how it demonstrates the contrast between Brazilian and American graffiti.
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief December 27, 2023

Graffiti is an illegal and rugged form of urban art. It can be found all over buildings everywhere from Rio de Janeiro to Sacramento. It's a visual language that tells a story about the places from which...

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Jersey Swap By NBA Analysis Network

Potential Trade Targets For The Sacramento Kings

Jackson Hutler, Faculty Advisor December 11, 2023

The Sacramento Kings were supposed to make that leap toward being a contending team this year, but we have yet to see them make that leap from good to great. The shooters have not been doing their job...

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Opinion: National Football League or No Fun League?

NFL Stealing Money From Players?
Jackson Hutler, Faculty Advisor 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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Trump’s Rhetoric: A Threat to Free Speech on Campus

" Come 2025, we will find you and we will deport you "
Nathan Azevedo Espindula, Editor and Chief November 17, 2023
"All of the resident aliens who joined in the pro-jihadist protest this month, nobody's ever seen anything like it. Come 2025, We will find you and we will deport you," he declared. Further emphasizing his stance, Trump added, "Under the Trump administration, we will revoke the student visas of radical anti-American and anti-Semitic foreigners at our colleges and universities—and we will send them straight back home."
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