Valencia Voice

Indian poverty more offensive than sports team names

By Jeff Shedden /

November 8, 2011

This week we posed the question as to whether sports teams with Native American names are offensive. There’s a small group of people who are very vocal about how offended they are by this, and it seems to come from some folks...

GOP: Grumpy Old People Compassion, compromise needed to capture youth vote

September 27, 2011

By Shay Castle The “Great Recession” is the GOP’s ‘golden opportunity.’ Not the opportunity to bash and blame the president for every ill from hurricanes to the housing market collapse. We’re...

Jeff Hates: Star Wars

September 20, 2011

By Jeff Shedden Two very important things happened in 1977. First, the Star Wars franchise was born, and second, my father took me to see my very first movie. I was too young to remember any of it, b...

What Jeff hates: The latest Michael Bay installment of the ’80s craze ‘Transformers’

September 19, 2011

by Jeff Shedden With all of the things to hate about “Transformers: Dark of the Moon,” I’m trying to keep my inner nerd on a leash. I was a child of the 80’s. I started collecting Transformers...

Revolution Starts Within

September 19, 2011

A New Yorker’s take on 9/11

September 6, 2011

By Bryan Levine Why did my teacher answer her cell phone in class and then leave the room? Why did she come back inside crying? Why was student after student being called for early release? Maybe m...

Gay is the new black

September 6, 2011

It’s the End of the World As We Know It.

May 19, 2011

By Jeff Shedden   It’s the end of the world as we know it by Jeff Shedden I’ve learned many things from the billboards along Florida’s Turnpike. I’ve learned...

Online dating leads to lies

April 13, 2011

By Camilo Echeverri Bernal When it comes to dating, most people like it to the point. We do not like phone numbers unless it is for texting. Seeing one another face to face waits until we ha...

Our Voice: No taxation for labor information

April 13, 2011

While many are unaware of the importance of tax season, all would be in favor of a student refund tax Every year businesses, organizations, and individuals gear up for tax season. Getting receipts, expenses, donations, and...

Charlie Sheen is definitely not winning

March 23, 2011

By Shay Castle I have no interest in writing an opinion piece about Charlie Sheen. Being a working college student, I don’t have the time or desire to form an opinion about the latest drug-crazed c...

The price some pay for the freedom of speech

March 23, 2011

By Camilo Echeverri Bernal Our revolutionary tools are the press and our freedom of speech. We like being heard. Loud and clear. We like being heard, because we feel our words are often times...