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Roots of a Nation: The Sleeping Giant and the Shift in the State’s Consciousness

Roots of a Nation: The Sleeping Giant and the Shift in the State’s Consciousness

Sergio Maldonado, Contributor
November 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Today is not a dark day, it is merely an unavailing of the true nature of the United States. A “true nature” that uses words like “land of the free” or “leader of the free world” to portray and perpetuate false truths. How can the United States be the “land of the free” or the “home o...

Free speech zones and the 1st amendment

Matt Lopez, Contributor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Freedom of expression, it may sound familiar to you. It’s protected by the 1st amendment, which is the basis of our society. It ensures that there is an open platform for all citizens to express themselves, whether it is about religion, politics, or one of the many other things we as Americans regularly...

A face and a soul, or a name and a number?

Mark Bowers, Contributor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Opinion

I am a United States Veteran, I served in the Army. I served my three years honorably. I was overseas for over a year serving my country dutifully, optimally, and expediently. I received my E-4 (Specialist) at 18 months, the quickest it could be received, via waiver. Ranks 0-4 in the Army are automatical...

‘Nasty Woman,’ a badge of honor

‘Nasty Woman,’ a badge of honor

Alina Ogle, Contributor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

That’s right. Nasty Woman is officially a “thing”, thanks to Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump, and his usage of the phrase during the third and final presidential debate. Little did he know that by interrupting Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton with his snide remark ...

Pronouns, They Matter

Pronouns, They Matter

Sylvia Valdez, Staff Reporter
November 2, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The world is progressing step by step, however, the English grammar has not yet caught onto our latest developments, especially when it comes to gender-neutral pronouns. A pronoun acts as a noun substitute or noun phrase. They take on general reference to direct or indirect objects, without it, p...

Winter (session) is coming, but is it worth it?

Katelin Petersen, Contributor
October 25, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The start date for the winter session will begin January 3 and will end on the 21, a total of a three-week session.   Registration for winter session began October 17 for continuing students who are interested in signing up for classes.  Further information and registration appointments can be ac...

Column: Let’s Talk about Sex

Column: Let’s Talk about Sex

Anonymous Eagle
October 19, 2016
Filed under Opinion

My girlfriend’s friend slid into my DMs. Do I tell my girlfriend, or reply to her friend? Well it depends on what your girlfriend’s friend was trying to talk to you about. Assuming she’s trying to pursue something romantic or sexual with you, would you go for it? Cheating is completely up to you...

Christina Hoff Sommers Event Op-Ed

Christina Hoff Sommers Event Op-Ed

Theresa Ann Yugar, Contributor
October 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

This week, The Factual Feminist, Christina Hoff Sommers, spoke on our campus as a guest of the CSULA Young Americans for Freedom group. She advocated for a feminism that is solely based on equality between the sexes. Moreover, Ms. Hoff undermined an intersectional approach which takes into consid...

Column: Let’s Talk About Sex

Anonymous Eagle Sex, Contributor
October 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Co;lWhy are guys usually only opened to having threesomes with two other women and not a man and a woman? The main reason is because of the double standards between men and women. Girl-on-girl action is quite a popular fetish, but when it comes to a guy experimenting with another guy, it is seen as taboo ...

OP-ED: Christina Hoff Sommers’ twisted brand of feminism

Mimi Li, Staff Reporter
October 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The self-described ‘Factual Feminist’ Christina Hoff Sommers lectured at Cal State LA last Tuesday, hosted by the conservative student organization Young Americans for Freedom. As time passed, I thought, for a so-called ‘Factual Feminist,’ she sure spends a lot of time making jokes about trig...

Column: Let’s talk about sex

Anonymous Eagle, Contributor
September 30, 2016
Filed under Opinion

Q: “Are guys fair when it comes to cumming since girls take longer?” A: Because it is more common for men to orgasm faster than women, women tend to fake orgasms during sex. It is also common for women to not orgasm during sex only because the man is already “done”. It is not fair that wo...

Brock Turner Case: An Open Invitation to Rapists and Perverts

Brock Turner Case: An Open Invitation to Rapists and Perverts

Marrian Zhou, Managing Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The well-known sex offender Brock Turner was released from California jail on Friday, September 2, after serving a short three months in county jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster at Stanford University. A group of armed protesters surrounded his family home in Ohio to...

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