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Too Hunky to Hate: Why We Thirst Over Serial Killers

Too Hunky to Hate: Why We Thirst Over Serial Killers

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Film and media narratives love to pitch us pseudo-edgy male characters as desirable and sympathetic, even at the expense of the women they obsess over. One such character can be found in the Netflix show, “You”. By day, main character Joe Goldberg is a seemingly benevolent bookstore manager and...

Grab ‘em by the Presidency: The Female 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

Grab ‘em by the Presidency: The Female 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Headlines, Newest, Opinion, Politics

The Trump administration’s attack on women, immigrants and other minority groups has been well-documented. His inauguration seems to have ushered in an unrelenting stream of misogyny, racism, homophobia and white supremacy. It was unsurprising, considering his own history of sexual misconduct and knack...

Time for the Stairs

Time for the Stairs

Anthony Karambelas, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Forget heavy metal. It pales in comparison to this. The steel-on-steel screeching is not just unnatural, it’s frightening. But it’s one more thing to distract from your elevated heart rate, threatening to burst from your chest. You wonder how such a simple task as climbing from the first floor ...

Derecho a la ciudadanía

Derecho a la ciudadanía

Nasario Vásquez Jr., Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under La Onda, Opinion

La discordia y el caos de la presidencia de Donald Trump se refleja no solamente en la política, sino también en la vida de cada individuo en los Estados Unidos; y podría argumentarse que en varias partes del mundo también. En el 2015, cuando anunció su candidatura a la presidencia, Trump decidi...

The University Club: A Review

The University Club: A Review

Jordan Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Community News, Health, Opinion, Uncategorized

When some students walk past the University Club on campus, they wonder: Is it a night club? Is an exclusive members-only area? Is it only for faculty and staff? The truth is, the University Club is open to all. The misconception has been around for a while, as reported by the University Times ...

Entitlement Trumps Dignity

Entitlement Trumps Dignity

Becky Nava, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“No means yes, yes means anal.” This phrase was proudly chanted back in 2011 in front of the Women’s Center at Yale, a school praised for the many leaders and innovators it produces. The chanters were members of the Delta Kapa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity, of which notable alumni include U.S. Preside...

Entitlement Trumps Dignity

Entitlement Trumps Dignity

Becky Nava, Contributing Writers

October 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

“No means yes, yes means anal.” This phrase was proudly chanted back in 2011 in front of the Women’s Center at Yale, a school praised for the many leaders and innovators it produces. The chanters were members of the Delta Kapa Epsilon (DKE) fraternity, of which notable alumni include U.S. Preside...

Cal State LA Garden Project

Cal State LA Garden Project

Sergio Maldonado, Contributor

April 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

After I received my Bachelors in History from Cal State LA, I reflected on what I had learned during my time as an undergraduate. As a History student, I read and learned about states, war, peace, people and everything in between. As I reflect back on this, among all those heavy topics, one of the most...

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...

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