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#MeToo: I am a victim of misguided movements

Marilyn Ramirez, Opinions Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The past couple of days have brought the #MeToo campaign to the front of my social media platforms. Friends, coworkers and favorite artists have shared the hashtag, painting my screen with heartbreaking tales of sexual harassment and assault, tales that I would’ve never discovered were it not for actress Alyssa Milano. She asked her followers on Twitter, with their discretion, to share these accounts using the phrase #MeTo...

Showcasing Muslim culture on the runway

Showcasing Muslim culture on the runway

Hannah Getahun, Staff Writer

October 17, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

In September, during New York Fashion Week, fashion designer and Muslim activist Anniesa Hasibuan debuted her newest line with a cast of immigrants donning Muslim-inspired fashion. Last season, Hasibuan ...

Trading in ships for canoes

Trading in ships for canoes

October 16, 2017

As the days leading up to the second Monday in October dwindled, California cities raced to replace the 80-year-old Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Four cities (including Long Beach) adopted ...

Zionists threaten any hope of ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Zionists threaten any hope of ending Israeli-Palestinian conflict

October 15, 2017

On May 10 this year, the Associated Student Inc. senate passed a resolution to divest ASI funds from companies profiting off the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Many of my friends who worked on the Di...

Take a knee for the constant divide of a nation

Take a knee for the constant divide of a nation

October 10, 2017

The ongoing protest of players kneeling during the national anthem has fired up our commander in chief. So much so that he referred to those who knelt as “sons of bitches,” and that he wished they could b...

#TakeAKnee movement causes controversy in the sports world

#TakeAKnee movement causes controversy in the sports world

October 10, 2017

Peaceful kneeling as a form of protest has gained more traction by sports viewers across the nation. The #TakeAKnee movement has grown since former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was criticized f...

Las Vegas massacre reminds the country how its apathy towards gun reform is at fault

Las Vegas massacre reminds the country how its apathy towards gun reform is at fault

October 4, 2017

After the mass shooting in Las Vegas, we offered prayers, blood donations, moments of silence, health outreach  — all of which lead to a stunned nation that is mourning yet again after a preventable e...

Betsy is making campuses even more unsafe

Betsy is making campuses even more unsafe

October 3, 2017

Sexual assault and harassment are prevalent on college campuses, and the decision by Secretary of Education Betsy Devos on Sept. 22 to withdraw former President Barack Obama’s letter from Title IX will make it even more so. The changes to Title IX will make victims of assault less likely to s...