ASI discriminates against Chick-fil-A with a new resolution to end LBSU sponsorship

ASI discriminates against Chick-fil-A with a new resolution to end LBSU sponsorship

Daniel Sunkari, contributing writer
March 5, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Chicken sandwiches don’t discriminate against the stomachs they fill, but ASI [FIRST REF L] begs to differ. ASI recently announced that it is working to end Chick-fil-A’s California State University, Long Beach athletic department scholarship on charges that the food chain discriminates against... Read more »

Beyond the Locks

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Hair may be just fashion to some, but to others, it is a way to represent culture and history. Last week, after the Oscars, E! News anchor Giuliana Rancic sparked controversy when she said that Zendaya Coleman’s dreadlocks looked like they smelled of “patchouli oil” and “weed” on the program... Read more »

Stay in Your Lane

Nicca Panggat, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Freshmen and transfer students learn every year at orientation that California State University, Long Beach has a campus larger than Disneyland. It makes perfect sense, then, that tons of students, faculty and staff ride their bikes to, from and across campus. If SB-192 passes into law, it would... Read more »

Bicycle helmets should not be made mandatory for all cyclists

Nicca Panggat, Contributing Writer
March 4, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Freshmen and transfer students learn every year at orientation that California State University, Long Beach has a campus larger than Disneyland. It makes perfect sense, then, that tons of students, faculty and staff ride their bikes to, from and across campus. If SB-192 passes into law, it would... Read more »

Tenured professors are vital to student education at CSULB

Jacob Yungman, Contributing Writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

  From meeting fellow peers who are passionate about their studies and social lives to gaining lifelong skills in extracurricular activities like the Model United Nations, students’ experiences throughout their years in college often shape them into new people. However, the most influential... Read more »

6 reasons to skip class at CSULB

6 reasons to skip class at CSULB

Madison D’Ornellas, Assistant News Editor
March 3, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase

  Anxiety - Stress can lead to poor work performance. If life is feeling like it’s too much, and your next class feels like your next root canal: skip. Being anxious in class will distract you from lecture or discussion, and thinking about the rest of... Read more »

Brian Williams and the end of a once trusted newsman

Brian Williams and the end of a once trusted newsman

Debby Vasquez, contributing writer
March 3, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Former NBC “Nightly News” anchorman Brian Williams used to be one of the most trusted newsmen of the digital age. The public knew Williams by name with his pleasant face and his retro newsman style. Now, Williams is best known for lying about his brush with enemy fire in Iraq since 2003. Williams... Read more »

Living with a phobia at CSULB is no joke

KC Schaper
March 2, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Fear sometimes feels like a whirlwind that can be triggered at any moment and escalate within seconds. Sudden panic, anxiety, sweat, muscle tension, increased heart-rate, inability to breathe, followed by numbness, perhaps a steady flow of hysterical tears, hyperventilation and a trip to the emergency... Read more »