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Culture clash of cinematic proportions

Culture clash of cinematic proportions

October 25, 2016

A video from a mysterious organization decrying a “communist” nation. Footage of the Tiananmen Square massacre, digitally altered to remove the famous “tank man.” A booming voice declares: “Ch...

Trumping Muslims in Long Beach

Trumping Muslims in Long Beach

October 23, 2016

  In a city that has a longstanding majority of democratic or left-leaning voters, a Donald Trump campaign office sprouted in an unlikely place: Cambodia Town in Long Beach. I walked into...

A circus of fun, fear or boredom?

A circus of fun, fear or boredom?

October 19, 2016

I’ll admit it: I’m not the biggest fan of clowns. I’m sure I’m not the only one who finds their attempts at comedy boring. For me, the sight of someone dressed as a clown will annoy me rather...

A divided country ignores climate change

A divided country ignores climate change

October 17, 2016

In the 2016 election the GOP saw over a dozen candidates show interest in the presidency; however, only two of them — Bobby Jindal and John Kasich — believed in man-made climate change and thought it n...

#repealTrumpscandidacy

#repealTrumpscandidacy

Jorge Paniagua, Opinions Editor

October 12, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

When I realized that the hashtag #repealthe19th was trending on Twitter earlier today, I exhaled a concerned sigh and wishfully thought, “Hey, maybe this has nothing to do with Trump.” This desir...

Guatemala is not becoming “Guate-Buena”

Guatemala is not becoming “Guate-Buena”

October 11, 2016

TO THE EDITOR: Re: “From Guate-mala to Guate-Buena” (Opinions, Sept. 21): Michaela Kwoka-Coleman argues that U.S. intervention in Guatemala is necessary. She also claims that the flow of Mexico’s org...

Living in a pinkwashed world

Living in a pinkwashed world

Elizabeth Ortiz, Staff Writer

October 10, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

I did it — I survived for 12 years after having breast cancer. I am still alive and have all of October to remind me of my perseverance. For those unaware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month....

Why voting for your future is imperative

Why voting for your future is imperative

Jordan Daniels, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

You need to vote. Voting is about so much more than exercising your right – it’s about exercising your voice. As a self-identified millennial, I am concerned when I hear so many of my peers ...