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The problem with ‘America First’

The problem with ‘America First’

November 28, 2016

After President-elect Donald Trump’s win on election night, there was a great deal of conversation through media outlets on what exactly Trump meant by putting “America First” and how it would affec...

Remembering Fidel: a praised dictator

Remembering Fidel: a praised dictator

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

November 27, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

It was an intriguing event — crowds of Cuban-Americans and Cuban exiles gathered early Saturday morning in a neighborhood known as Little Havana in Miami, Florida shortly after finding out the former pr...

The bloody history behind Thanksgiving

The bloody history behind Thanksgiving

Miguel Vargas, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Uncategorized

With Thanksgiving approaching quickly, many students are both mentally preparing for all of the political discussion at the Thanksgiving dinner table and physically conditioning for the huge meal they’l...

Reasoned thinking over romantic notions

Reasoned thinking over romantic notions

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

November 16, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

It used to be one of my favorite sights to witness: an old couple happily strolling down a boulevard, holding hands, smiling at one another and enjoying each other’s company. Not only would this kind of...

The millennial shift from old-fashioned values

The millennial shift from old-fashioned values

November 14, 2016

Millennials are the agents of change. Typically understood to be people born between the mid-90s and early 2000s, millennials are steadily changing the status quo of the generations before us. It’...

One year later: remembering Nohemi Gonzalez

One year later: remembering Nohemi Gonzalez

November 13, 2016

In May, Cal State Long Beach held its annual Alumni Awards Banquet. However, this year’s unique ceremony included a distinct tribute to Nohemi Gonzalez, the Cal State Long Beach student who was kill...

Heads up, your free speech may be in jeopardy

Heads up, your free speech may be in jeopardy

November 9, 2016

Cal State Long Beach was given a red-light rating due to its unclear sexual harassment policies which are vaguely written and could possibly incriminate certain conversations and protests held on-campus. Goi...

From Obama to Trump: our next president is a racist

From Obama to Trump: our next president is a racist

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I never thought I’d experience it — calling my mom, a Latinx woman, and hearing her cry over the results of a presidential election. He did it and America helped. Donald Trump will be the 45th p...