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Give thanks for what?

By Jed Fernandez

November 25, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Hell breaking loose.Retailers' worst nightmare.Fighting over TVs.Everyone ruined it.What do all these phrases have in common? No, it's not describing the holidays. It's how Twitter described Black Friday in three words with the...

Breaking the silence on white privilege

By Jorge Villa

November 9, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The SUNY Plattsburgh’s college paper ran on their front page an illustration cartoon of a black male with an exaggerated white smile, walking down a street in a desolate neighborhood with a red cap and gown clutching a ...

Extreme fanaticism crosses over to violence

By Eric Ramos

October 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Violence in sports culture is not new to sports fans who have been following their teams since childhood. I still remember going to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum as a kid with my dad to watch the Raiders games, where the actio...

Islamaphobia a constant battle against ignorance

By Jorge Villa

October 5, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This past week, a 14-year-old Muslim boy was put in handcuffs by police and suspended after showing his teacher a handmade clock who mistook for a bomb at Mac Arthur high school in Texas. Ahmed Mohammed is one of many cases of ...

Music festivals are not the problem, people are

By Phil Sidavong

September 3, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

L.A. County should not ban festivals because of the carelessness of others. The owners of the events are already making changes for the betterment of the people. Music festivals like Together As One (TAO) and Electric Daisy Car...

How to spend the long awaited break

By Monique Judge

May 4, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I am almost too exhausted to even write this column. The spring 2015 semester is coming to a close. All of the hard work we have put in over the last four months is finally paying off. Any slacking off we did is also rearing...

Educating on crime prevention in a rape culture

By Monique Judge

April 18, 2015

Filed under Columns

Over the next few weeks, a lot will be said about the alleged rape that happened near campus. There will be further reports from this paper on developing information in the investigation. The students who are aware of the sit...

What is your motivation?

By Monique Judge

March 30, 2015

Filed under Columns

Why are you in school? Why did you pick your chosen major? How does that major fit in with the life you see yourself having after college?What is your motivation? When I was younger, I thought I wanted to be a nurse. My motiva...

A spring break reflection

By Monique Judge

March 23, 2015

Filed under Columns

I spent my entire spring break at work. While most people I know were off enjoying beach days and shopping in the mall, I began a new position at work that sucked up all my time.Because of that new job, I had no time for stud...

That time Khloe Kardashian slut-shamed Amber Rose

By Monique Judge

March 2, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Welcome to Women's History Month, that time of year when we are both commemorative of the achievements of women, and mindful of the mistreatment women continue to endure every single day. As women, we tend to be some of the wo...

Thinking about my constant fear

By Katherine Chavez

January 12, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m very afraid of something I know is inevitable. It’s not death, or anything catastrophic, it’s selling my Jeep and no longer driving it or seeing it in my driveway every day. Pret...

Young body art

By Daniel Hewitt

December 30, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

There are many Americans that have at least one tattoo. I am one of them. My tattoo has a story and a meaning behind it. My tattoo says love in Hebrew. I feel like my tattoo is rooted into me because I designed it myself. I...

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