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Congrats Grad! Now Pay!

Isaias Cuevas
November 3, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Photo Courtesy: thecollegesolution.com We as college students highly anticipate the day in which we walk the stage and receive our bachelor’s degree. But what happens next, of course to many of us this is the opportunity to find our dream job. The only thing now to think about is how will you r...

The Disappearing Act of Jaden Smith

Fernando Hernandez
November 3, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Seventeen-year old Jaden Smith is planning to live his life away from the media and blend into the background.   “I really haven’t seen him in anything after The Karate Kid,” said Michael Ramirez, Engineering major. “For me personally it wouldn’t make a differenc...

Disney Soars—Or, At Least Their Ticket Prices Do

Taryn Bettenhausen
October 30, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Photo Courtesy: Disney.com Disney reports their latest quarter has the highest attendance and profit for any quarter in its history, but that means just the opposite of what you may think it should mean. Taryn Bettenhausen Walt Disney Parks and Resorts attendance continues to break records, and they thank their loyal pa...

Parent Academy

Cheyenne Elizondo
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion

On Saturday, October 17, 2015 Cal State LA held a Parent Academy program at the Golden Eagle Ballroom from 8:30 AM to approximately 1:30 PM. The program helped parents understand their children’s transitions from high school to college.   The program started with breakfast. Then everyo...

How to Juggle School, Work, and a Social Life

Cheyenne Elizondo
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Making the decision to go to school while maintaining a social and work life can require a lot of responsibility. Many people don’t choose all three, but the ones who do have their own methods of stabilizing these aspects of their everyday life. Chris Flores, a pre-law student majoring in p...

Bookworms on a Budget: The How to Guide for Adding Flare to Your Halloween Costume

Alexis Thrower
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Photo Courtesy: http://i.huffpost.com/gen/1378428/images/o-HALLOWEEN-COSTUMES-facebook.jpg Beyond all of the tricks and treats that Halloween brings, it also comes with its fair share of cost. If you’re one to dress to the tee for the Halloween jamborees, you must know how expensive a good costume can run you. As b...

How to Navigate Unprofessionalism as an Intern

Alexis Thrower
October 26, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Photo courtesy: Getty Images As an intern, there is an expectation of professionalism that you are required to obtain in the workplace. You may think the same rules apply for current employees, but almost any business will bring its fair share of poor workplace etiquette. As a newbie coming in e...

Is Chivalry Dead Because Of The Digital World?

Christopher Collins
October 23, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Changes in technology in the past decade have altered the way people communicate.  This has affected the way people form and maintain relationships. Technology has shifted the way many young adults have approached dating compared to our parent’s traditional dating habits. I believe the em...

Fantasy Football: Game of skill or gambling?

Christopher Collins
October 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion

An adult playing daily fantasy for money is considered legal by federal law in both the United States, and Canada. According to U.S. federal law, daily fantasy is a game that requires skill—therefore it’s not gambling. The law declaring fantasy sports are legal was first introduced in 1999 and th...

Are the Days Numbered for Superhero Films?

Mohammad Maidin
October 21, 2015
Filed under Opinion

After the success of Marvel’s The Avengers, superhero films have grown in numbers and it seems no one can turn on the T.V. or go online without seeing an ad for a new hero flick. “I feel like the film industry is becoming overwhelmed by superhero movies, but if they are to continue produ...

Should Society Get a Grip on Guns?

Kevin Gann
October 19, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Photo courtesy: Harvard Law It is evident that guns are utilized to harm others. However, is gun control needed to deter crime, and if so, will the second amendment need to be revised? America was built on principles such as freedom of speech, freedom of the press, and the right to bear arms. ...

A Student’s Guide to Break-Ups: 5 Steps

Alyssa Belton
October 19, 2015
Filed under Opinion

“Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead,” a lyric penned by the break up master Adele. Break ups are a necessary evil to most relationships. If you are stuck in a break up rut, you are not alone. Here are some methods that students find helpful: 1. You Do You Boo Boo &nbs...

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