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Voting is important, but it won’t solve all our problems

Voting is important, but it won’t solve all our problems

November 13, 2018

Every election season there seems to be a message around every corner, from celebrities on social media to the local canvasser knocking on your door, urging you to vote, telling you it’s the only way...

Long Beach State wastes everyone’s time in Veterans Day class switch

Long Beach State wastes everyone’s time in Veterans Day class switch

Jelina Cortero, Assistant Opinions Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

Isn’t it embarrassing when you accidentally walk into the wrong class? Now imagine doing that for a whole day. Students and professors are going to have a frenzied Tuesday as they may mistakenly head to ...

Online classes are detrimental to the learning process

Online classes are detrimental to the learning process

November 7, 2018

Following another long week, it's Sunday evening and after going through a mental checklist of things to finish before the Monday morning sun rises over the horizon, you’re struck with the realization tha...

Critics against the Presidential Alert System should focus on the benefits

Critics against the Presidential Alert System should focus on the benefits

November 5, 2018

“The only reason to vote for a democrat is if you're tired of winning!” Critics of the new Presidential Alert System fear that President Donald Trump will overuse the system, abuse this executi...

The #HimToo movement was an attempt at a movement for an unfounded issue

The #HimToo movement was an attempt at a movement for an unfounded issue

Jose Ahumada, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

Social media recently featured the creation of the #HimToo movement, a group supporting and spreading the idea that men are commonly falsely accused of sexual assault. This faction is meant to counteract ...

The United Nations’ new report indicates the countdown to doomsday

The United Nations’ new report indicates the countdown to doomsday

October 29, 2018

The United Nations’ report  issued on Oct. 1, surrounds the greenhouse emissions was an unshocking revelation, considering that we’ve blatantly ignored the negative changes to our environment for ...

Why and how to avoid cultural appropriation this Halloween

Why and how to avoid cultural appropriation this Halloween

October 28, 2018

Halloween is my favorite holiday. It’s the one day when we can be anything we want. It allows us to live our wildest fantasies, explore new identities and express ourselves through ridiculous clothe...

The removal of remedial classes from the Cal State system is an improvement for students

The removal of remedial classes from the Cal State system is an improvement for students

October 22, 2018

While taking placement exams, I was always afraid of being placed in remedial classes, because for once in my life, I was worried about how the exam would affect my college career. Assembly Bill 705, ...