E-cigarettes contain cancer causing and other harmful chemicals

E-cigarettes contain cancer causing and other harmful chemicals

Ariana Sawyer, Opinions Editor
February 15, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Purple, black, blue, shimmery orange and hot pink – you can choose the most fashionable style of e-cigarette at any of the 10 different local shops here in Long Beach or some 200 shops nation-wide. You can choose, but you really shouldn’t because new scientific studies indicate that these “cancer-free... Read more »

Celebrating Valentine’s Day the single way

Michelle Vazquez, Contributing Writer
February 12, 2015
Filed under Columns, Comics, Opinions

It makes perfect sense for singles to feel irritated on Valentine’s Day – a holiday to celebrate relationships. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Being single is not something to get down in dumps over if you just look on the bright side. You will save a lot of money by not having to buy presents. The... Read more »

The connection between Greek letters and elitism among students at CSULB 

The connection between Greek letters and elitism among students at CSULB 

Melitza Beltran, Contributing Writer
February 11, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase

Unless you’ve got a rich family lining your pockets with cash, chances are you’re stuck working a part-time job, just to buy the instant noodle soup you’re eating for dinner. What would the college experience be without a tight budget? Most students don’t have the luxury of splurging... Read more »

Boba may endanger lives, and students are unaware

Boba may endanger lives, and students are unaware

Khoa Lai, Contributing Writer
February 10, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Boba-drinkers may not know that the small black pearl-shaped tapioca balls sitting innocently in the bottom of the milky colored tea could be hurting their health. A study from the University Hospital Aachen in German indicates that there are cancer-causing chemicals in boba, according to an article... Read more »

10 original Valentine’s Day ideas

Madison D’Ornellas, Assistant News Editor
February 10, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Don’t leave the bed   Remember what sleeping in felt like? Try dozing on and off with someone you love while refusing to leave the bedroom this Valentine’s Day. Have coffee in bed, binge-watch romantic comedies on Netflix and stay between the sheets.... Read more »

How to know if you are addicted to Netflix

Luna Redclay, Contributing Writer
February 9, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

Watching unlimited, non-stop amounts of Netflix only costs $7.99 per month, so it’s no wonder that more and more people are becoming addicted. “Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on nearly any Internet-connected screen,” Netflix... Read more »

Ban cigarette smoking at CSULB

Ban cigarette smoking at CSULB

Ariana Sawyer, Opinions Editor
February 5, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase

Every morning when I get to campus, the sun has only just risen, the wind is rustling through the tress and the pleasant smell of eucalyptus is drifting through the air. Then suddenly, a repugnant cloud of smoke hits me in the face and forces its way through my nostrils or mouth and goes down into... Read more »

Between the sheets at CSULB – Catcalls

Ronna White, Contributing Writer
February 4, 2015
Filed under Columns, Opinions

How many times have you been walking down the street, and a car either honks at you or you hear kissing sounds and other audible nonsense that some men think will attract a woman? If you are a female, I am guessing it has happened to you at least a dozen times. I personally have had it done to me... Read more »