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Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

Four-year graduation tracks aren’t realistic for everyone

October 9, 2018

Growing up, my parents and teachers always told me that a bachelor’s degree should be completed within a four-year time frame. Attend all your classes, study hard, ace your tests and finish in four y...

The Senate’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh is yet another mistake in a troubled history

The Senate’s confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh is yet another mistake in a troubled history

October 8, 2018

Following a virulent Senate hearing, multiple sexual assault allegations and a week-long FBI investigation, the Supreme Court accepted Judge Brett Kavanaugh as its newest justice. Christine Blasey F...

Republicans attempt to reverse effects of #Metoo

Republicans attempt to reverse effects of #Metoo

Jorge Paniagua, Staff Writer

September 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Christine Blasey Ford addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday to deliver her testimony of sexual assault allegations she made against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee...

Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

Tiger Woods has delivered an awe-inspiring and exhilarating career to cover

September 28, 2018

Being a black journalist as well as a former professional baseball player, covering golf is a very unique experience. Let’s face it, there is basically only one black golfer and it’s weird coverin...

The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

The Long Beach Police Department got caught using a service that permanently deletes text messages, and its apology was nowhere near sufficient. Al Jazeera published an article Sept. 18, revealing that, since at least 2014, the LBPD used Tiger Text – an application which deletes messages shortly after the...

College students ride along with Uber

College students ride along with Uber

Jelina Cortero, Assistant Opinions Editor

September 16, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

When you don’t have your own car, use someone else’s — Uber has been my saving grace for getting to and from campus in a timely manner. Parking passes at Long Beach State are $140 per semester and $80...

Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

Serena Williams’ claims of discrimination are valid

September 10, 2018

It’s no secret that professional sports has long been a bit of a boy’s club and while the wage gap in sports is slowly closing, the differences in the treatment of men and women in athletics goes well beyond pay. ...

Nike kicks off campaign with Kaepernick

Nike kicks off campaign with Kaepernick

September 9, 2018

Buy it or burn it? That is the question consumers are asking since Nike took a risk in making former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick the face of their 30th anniversary slogan campaign. Since optin...