Hillary Clinton: Focusing on her

Melitza Beltran, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

What do first-time Latino business owners, Black expecting parents, a soon-to-be-wed homosexual couple and Hillary Rodham Clinton have in common? They’re all in transition on the way to realizing their dreams and goals, and... Read more »

Bio-Ethical Reform should not be allowed to display graphic photos for its anti-abortion campaign on campus.

Tuyen Dinh, junior journalism major, Contributing Writer

April 20, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Pictures of bloody fetuses and partially developed babies in metal dishes covered the wall. I stepped onto campus two weeks ago just as sad as everyone else that spring break had ended so quickly and began making the endless... Read more »

Abolish child sex trafficking in southern California

Megan Gilbreath, Design Director

April 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Imagine watching a young girl seductively strutting the streets of downtown Long Beach. Her ruby red stilettos are half a size too big, making her sway and wobble with every step. She finger-waves and smirks at the men driving... Read more »

California is running out of water, but the agriculture industry still uses more

Michael Mendoza, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

When it comes to California’s water resources, the state is dirt poor; but some of the state’s farmers are getting rich. The demand for alfalfa, a type of hay used to feed cows for dairy products, has greatly increased... Read more »

CSULB’s approach to a smoking ban is slow and steady

Amy Patton, News Editor

April 15, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions

When a smoker inhales a plume of relief from a cigarette, it is not with blissful ignorance. No. They’re well aware each drag cuts x-amount of days off their lives. The California State University system is on an unnecessary... Read more »

Abuse and defeminization need to come to a hault in U.S. prisons.

Morgan Maitoza, Contributing Writer

April 14, 2015

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

While it seems like the whole world is obsessed with the Netflix series, “Orange Is the New Black,” Ashley Diamond is living it. Diamond is a transgender woman from the conservative town of Rome, Georgia, who has been deliberately... Read more »