Erik Ysea

Editorial writer, developing designer.

Location icon United States of America

Studied journalist.


Editorial Writing

The Mesa Press
Occupy movement failing the protest

Many of you may or may not have heard of the current Occupy Wall Street movement taking place not only in New York but throughout the country since September 17. In the simplest of terms the movement is anti-big business and is pushing for a more regulated form of capitalism.

The Mesa Press
Counter Point: California's medical marijuana debate lights up

Current marijuana dispensaries are burnt out The War on Drugs has been a treacherous and fruitless series of battles over the past couple decades. It's become apparent that we will never see the end of this war; however, that does not mean the United States should simply surrender.

The Mesa Press
Brash statements promote intolerance

It is true that we as American citizens have a right to life, liberty and even freedom of speech, however at some point; lines must be drawn in the forum that is public opinion. Not by administrators, or politicians but within the public. We must work as our own censors, for ourselves and in a...

The Mesa Press
Mesa on E: Cash refund is a cash defund

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of California's Beverage Container Recycling Program; it was established in an attempt to begin the development of California's recycling infrastructure. In order to assist in the implementation of such a large program the California cash refund program was created, but is this program still necessary?

The Mesa Press
Financial aid or financial folly?

At the beginning of every school year San Diego Mesa College receives an influx of incoming freshman, many of which are able to attend our institution with the assistance of financial aid. Financial aid is an invaluable resource to our community and school. It provides many students the funds necessary to further one's educational journey,...

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