Jordan Yassine


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Welfare: Fair or Unfair?
Columns

Welfare: Fair or Unfair?

The Behavior Savior By Jordan Yassine, columnist  One of the most generous features of society is government assistance. Government assistance programs are designed to help those in need. Assistance can take many forms including payments, food stamps, and tax breaks. There are many reasons why someone can get assistance from the government. Pregnancy, low-income, and…

Why Law Enforcement Needs Reinforcement
Columns, opinion

Why Law Enforcement Needs Reinforcement

  By Jordan Yassine The job of our law enforcement is to serve and protect. However, the meaning of these words are vague. Who and what are police officers “serving and protecting”? While this may seem like a common sense question, it’s a reasonable one to ask. Police departments across the country have adopted this…

School Suspensions: Reward or Punishment?
Education

School Suspensions: Reward or Punishment?

  By Jordan Yassine Suspensions are seen as one of the most severe punishments given by a school. When a school suspends a child, many assume they’ve done something extreme. Fighting, cursing, and disobedience are some of the behaviors that often get a student suspended. However, what’s ‘extreme’ in one school may not be in…

Islands Fish Makes for a Delicious Dish
Dining Delights, Lifestyle

Islands Fish Makes for a Delicious Dish

  Story and Photos By Jason Yassine A casual and laid back Hawaiian themed restaurant is what you will find at Islands (3533 E. Foothill Blvd., Pasadena). Upon entering the establishment, I immediately felt beachy and tropical vibes. Props like surfboards and tropical native art decorated the walls. I also noticed large screen TVs hung…

Why Some Crave the Attention You Gave
Lifestyle

Why Some Crave the Attention You Gave

By Jordan Yassine We all know of at least one attention seeker in our lives. Attention seekers come in many different shapes and sizes. They can range from that chatty coworker in the office to your own children. While attention seekers may be entertaining at times, they can also be quite annoying. It can sometimes…

How to Change Your Lazy Day the Right Way
Lifestyle

How to Change Your Lazy Day the Right Way

  By Jordan Yassine Laziness is something that we all struggle against daily. As the old adage goes, “You are your own worst enemy.” Society has taught us that we have only ourselves to blame. It’s our fault that we’ve let the dishes pile up, use the elevator instead of the stairs, or choose fast…