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FCC Keep Internet Free

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

While Steven Spielberg’s latest film “Ready Player One” remains a hit with audiences through it’s highlight of 80’s nostalgia, popular electronic media and pop culture, it is hard to ignore how the film parallels the current climate of Net Neutrality. In 2015, the Obama administration placed...

Stand Up and Fight

Kyle Frizol, Copy Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When it comes to student government at universities and colleges throughout the country, elections held to nominate leadership can be lacking, in more ways than one. This is the case at Cal State LA, where the Associated Students Inc. (ASI) struggle with student voter turnouts year after year during...

Gentrification Galore

Gentrification Galore

Javonne Crumby, Contributor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With renovations and changes to neighborhoods through Los Angeles underway, the term “gentrification” has recently appeared in news publications and in personal opinions. Gentrification is synonymous with renovations, high-rise buildings, hipsters and displacement. Picture this: You’re living...

Why are NFL Players Taking Knee?

Why are NFL Players Taking Knee?

Javonne Crumby, Contributor

October 6, 2017


Filed under Headlines, Opinion

The controversy surrounding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem is undoubtedly garnering more attention. Yet the disapproval of this movement, sparked by Colin Kaepernick, seems to have an underlying issue. People seem to disapprove of who are protesting and what they think is being...

Kendall and Kylie Need to Stick to What They Know: Lip Gloss

Kendall and Kylie Need to Stick to What They Know: Lip Gloss

Anny Haro, Contributor

July 21, 2017


Filed under Headlines, Opinion

I remember when I was younger I had a really cheesy Photoshopped picture of me and Zac Efron and I thought it was the coolest thing ever. Who wouldn't want to be Photoshopped with an awesome celebrity? Well, turns out Kendall and Kylie Jenner thought the same thing, but it didn't turn out so well co...

Hypocrisy of the Alt Right

Hypocrisy of the Alt Right

Gregory Bates, Contributor

July 12, 2017


Filed under Headlines, Opinion

The actions of Kathy Griffin posing with a fake bloody head of Donald Trump left some angry and some entertained. Although the Alt Right have the right to be angry, I’ve noticed that they either don’t care, or have selective memory of when  many Republicans portrayed rude images of Obama after he won...

Please, don’t be that customer

Anny Haro, Contributor

July 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Today many millennials are starting their first jobs at a young age where they don't have any experience. Thankfully there are many entry level jobs that service customers in the food or retail industry that require little to no experience. Sounds great, right? Discounts on your favorite brands, free f...

How Useful Is Our TVF Degree?

How Useful Is Our TVF Degree?

Anny Haro, Contributor

June 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Every college student wants to ensure that the four to five years they spent at the university were worth it. We want reassurance that the classes we took to achieve our degree taught us everything we need to know about our specialty and give us confidence to make it in the real world. That doesn’t ...

Shut Up and Play Ball

Shut Up and Play Ball

Gregory Bates, Contributor

June 26, 2017


Filed under Headlines, Opinion

Colin Kaepernick, former Quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, has drawn both criticism and support during last year’s NFL season when he refused to stand for U.S. National Anthem to protest the unjust treatment people of color. Some of the cases as to why he refused to stand was police brutality, ...

Has the Presidency become a joke?

Has the Presidency become a joke?

J. Aaron Delgado, Managing Editor

May 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Ever since January 20, President Donald Trump’s Inauguration day, conversations about politics have changed and further divided the nation between supporters and opposers of the President. With even more heated debate about politics going around, so has talk about a possible new trend for potential...

Why can’t I fail classes?

Why can’t I fail classes?

Carlos Gomez, Web Editor

May 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

One of the greatest (and perhaps the most challenging) things to do as a first generation child is go to college to pursue a degree. All you want to do is make your family proud, and see yourself succeed in the field of your choice. However, college courses tend to be very different to any classes t...

Sorry Kid, They Don’t Advertise That On the White House

Marrian Zhou, Editor in Chief

May 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Saturday, April 30 marks the 100th day of Trump’s presidency. According to NBC News, Trump has signed 29 executive orders, 28 pieces of legislation into law, confirmed 25 appointees, one Supreme Court nominee, and so far received an overall job-approval rating of 40 percent. In an interview with R...

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