Category Archives: Spoof Issue

SPOOF: Mythical Animal Rights Association to protest Game of Thrones


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter In the history of activism, one of the most well-known groups is PETA or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. They have protested the fur industry, meat processing industry and any major area in society where animal mistreatment was known or exposed. However, a new group has formed, named the MARA, Mythical Animal Rights Association.

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SPOOF: Spiderman thrown out of ‘Captain America: Civil War’


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter In the latest “Captain America: Civil War” trailer released, numerous characters have emerged in the Marvel universe, such as Winter Soldier, Black Panther and Scarlet Witch, accompanied by an intensified feud between Ironman and Captain America, causing fans to undeniably anticipate this film. But as Spiderman made his brief debut, fans were outraged by his understated,

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SPOOF: Trump plans to have stained glass wall


Max Bickley – General Assignment Reporter The political race for the 2016 presidency has been fueling a massive media storm, and with it comes the constant coverage of presidential candidates and their events, statements, and debates. However, when it comes to making their mark on this election, none have done so better than Donald Trump. Trump, having become known for his brazen

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SPOOF: Papazian to pursue acting career in California


Taylor Nicole Richards – News Writer A few weeks ago, President Mary A. Papazian announced she was leaving Southern and going back to California to be closer to her family. She was offered a position as the new president of San Jose State University, and after much consideration, she informed Southern News that she has declined their offer and decided on a

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SPOOF: Nickelback to replace Bryson Tiller at upcoming Spring concert


Dylan Haviland – Arts & Entertainment Editor Larry Tomascak, event managment director of Lyman Center for the Performing Arts, took a brief break from the recent flow of phone calls. He leaned back from his desk; covered in scribbled notes and phone numbers. Over his shirt and tie, he wore a Nickelback, “The Long Road” 2004 tour t-shirt. “This is history in

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SPOOF: NCAA passes new law to pay athletes


Edgar Ayala – Sports Writer The National Collegiate Athletic Association passed down a new law that will see student-athletes from all three divisions get compensated for their performances.  The new act is set to be in effect beginning on April 1.   The news came abruptly this Wednesday morning when President Mark Allen Emmert announced that he made a “tough” decision for

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