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Should Society Get a Grip on Guns?

Kevin Gann
October 19, 2015
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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
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“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...

Breakfast Should Be Your First Choice

Christopher Collins
October 12, 2015
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Nutritional doctors consider breakfast the most important meal of the day. As college students, dorm life and busy work schedules make it very accessible to forget the importance and benefits of a healthy breakfast meal in the morning. Students who eat breakfast everyday compared to those who skip...

Society Gone Mad: We Need Empathy Now More Than Ever

Marrian Zhou
October 5, 2015
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Photo Courtesy CNN On October 1st, a massacre took place at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. The gunman was shot dead by the police, with 9 innocent people were killed, and at least 10 injured. Our nation was again traumatized by a heavy tragedy. The gunman was identified as Chris Harper Mercer, a 2...

In Defense of Change

Hannah Jacobsen
September 25, 2015
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Picture from: http://secularist10.hubpages.com/hub/Interracial-Marriage-and-Gay-Marriage-in-America   In 1784, Immanuel Kant – a widely known and still-inspiring philosopher - submitted an essay on progress and enlightenment to a Berlin newspaper. In it were numerous statements which bear a striking resemblance to argument...

The State of the CSU: Money, Labor Battles, and its Student Impact

Hannah Jacobsen
September 25, 2015
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On Friday, September 18th, representatives of the California State University (CSU) system held a live student media web conference to discuss the 2015-16 CSU budget plans, preliminary ideas for the 2016-17 support budget, current labor disputes, and the Student Involvement and Representation Fee, wh...

Serial Dating

Jonathan Cotto
August 13, 2015
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Have you ever found yourself, at some point in your single life, just date bingeing? I’m talking about, on a mission to find that person you are desperately ready to marry and form the perfect family with. There is a problem with treating dating as a mission. Allowing the dating life to become...

Un-Friended

Anna Bobadilla
August 12, 2015
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Social Media rules our life in the 21st century. Whether you are on Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, Grinder, Tinder, or any of the other social media apps that connect us to one another. However, these apps are useful for our everyday needs to keep us all connected, so what happens when we...

The Joy of Caring Less

Jacqueline Kozak
August 10, 2015
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I was chatting with an older friend about starting this column, and he asked what I would be writing about. I explained that the first column would be giving a bit of advice about growing up and emerging as a sexual being. He laughed and said that his advice is simple: no matter what point you are in ...

More Police Brutality or Just More Coverage?

Jonathan Cotto
August 7, 2015
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Michael Brown, Walter Scott, Freddie Gray and Sandra Bland. Within the last few years, it seems that more people are added to the list of those who have been killed, or “victimized ” by police officers. The Latino and African-American community have always experienced some form of discrim...

Who is Jane Bringing to Dinner?

Jonathan Cotto
July 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Time will show no mercy or slow down for anyone! Times are changing and they are changing fast! Before we knew it, 2015 is more than half way over! So much has happened this year! Including a huge victory for the LGBT community, however, one thing still remains taboo at the dinner table. Who is &ldq...

Sudden Bible Study Cancellation

Justin Carrasco
July 15, 2015
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Most recently, students at Cal State L.A. were informed their bible study sessions were going to be cancelled, starting this fall 2015. The reason for its cancelation is the building where it is held, Martin Luther King Hall will be used for other school related activities; and will therefore preven...

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