Valencia Voice

Award shows suck

by Jeff Shedden /

January 23, 2012

Award shows are a great way to honor the best of the film and music industries, or at least they used to be. They’ve finally crossed the line and are trying to be a form of entertainment themselves.No! That’s just a polite way ...

‘Devil Inside’ a test of faith

By Jeff Shedden /

January 19, 2012

I’ve always been a sucker for horror films, and this can even include some real stinkers. My personal horror collection is around 130 titles, and includes gems like “Candyman” and “Re-animator” and junk like “The G...

Jeff hates: GOP candidates

Jeff hates: GOP candidates

December 13, 2011

Spread love for Holidays

By Jennifer DiDomenico /

December 6, 2011

I love holidays. I love getting flowers on Valentine’s Day, wearing green on St. Patrick’s Day, coloring eggs on Easter, watching fireworks on the fourth of July, eating ridiculous amounts of candy on Halloween, and eating...

Ban protects students’ health

By Neda Hamdan /

December 6, 2011

As I walk through the breezeway, I’m caught off guard by the pungent smell of tobacco invading my nostrils and I can’t help but cough. Why should students be subjected to something that could potentially endanger our health?...

Right to legal substance should take precedence

By Fred Lambert /

December 6, 2011

The decision of the Board of Trustees to outlaw smoking on campus this past summer has gone under the radar for many students. The policy restricts all burned tobacco and according to Valencia’s online statement, “any object...

Short season is the best Christmas gift

By Juan Gutierrez /

December 6, 2011

NBA fans have gotten an early Christmas present this year. The NBA’s players and owners reached a tentative agreement to bring NBA basketball back to the hardwood on Christmas day. The 149-day lockout is finally over. That...

Hockey fans won’t miss NBA

By Bryan Levine /

December 6, 2011

When the NBA announced that it wouldn’t cancel the 2011-12 season, if you listened carefully, you could hear the collective sigh of every hockey fan in America. It seems ironic that at the same time the 99% protests were...

Jeff hates: The holidays

By Jeff Shedden /

November 29, 2011

The holiday season is blending together so much nowadays, that pretty soon we’ll just combine the months of October, November and December into one chewy lump of Halloweensgivingstmas. I realized something was amiss when...

Jeff Hates: Occupy Wall Street

By Jeff Shedden /

November 21, 2011

The Occupy Wall Street movement has been in full swing for the past few months. The gist is that people have finally discovered that the vast bulk of wealth in the world is in the hands of only a few people. With money comes powe...

Cinderella stole my man

Cinderella stole my man

November 15, 2011

No sympathy for the devil

By Shay Castle /

November 15, 2011

We have no sympathy for Joe Paterno. We have even less for his supporters. Our apathy devolved into anger towards the students who were so incensed at Paterno’s firing that they felt the need to push over a news vans and...