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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...

OP-ED: Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community

OP-ED: Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community

Rachel Sherman
September 13, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The communal aspect of this newfangled act is one that can be admired, in the sense that it creates a safe space for Black students to surround themselves with perhaps those of the same cultural/ethnic background. The Black Student Union (BSU) seems to be taking a stand to evoke a sort of societal awa...

The Hollywood Bowl doesn’t deliver on Independence Day Celebration

The Hollywood Bowl doesn’t deliver on Independence Day Celebration

Zeanna Imperial
July 14, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The iconic Hollywood Bowl lost its luster, at least for one night, on the Fourth of July. Rather than highlighting fireworks show worthy of this legendary venue, the Bowl disappointed their spectators and put a damper on a holiday night worthy of the greatest celebration of the year. When I decided...

OP-ED: Will Low Voter Turnout From ASI Election Affect US Presidential Election?

OP-ED: Will Low Voter Turnout From ASI Election Affect US Presidential Election?

Jason Layden
July 12, 2016
Filed under Opinion

The turnout for this year’s 2016 ASI General Elections was higher than last year, but still low. Out of the 20,668 college students enrolled, less than 1 percent of enrolled students voted. How does this translate to real world voting? Compared to the 36 percent turnout rate for this year’s California...

The Etiquette of Tipping

The Etiquette of Tipping

Zeanna Imperial
June 28, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Opinion

Dining at a restaurant is supposed to be a carefree, joyous experience. You don’t have to cook or clean, and you get a delicious meal. Once the check is dropped, the joyous felling turns to angst as the stress of leaving a fair tip ensues you. This is a common occurrence as there isn’t a set of...

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