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The North Korean arms race

The North Korean arms race

September 18, 2016

  North Korea has declared war on the United States; who cares, right? The country, deemed the “hermit kingdom” as a result of it being walled out from the rest of the world, has continuously de...

Sioux Nation: Standing tall at Standing Rock

Sioux Nation: Standing tall at Standing Rock

September 15, 2016

Throughout history, the U.S. Army was used by the government to keep the American Indians from leaving the reservations assigned to them — which at the time were believed to be devoid of any natural res...

Removing the ‘Islam’ from ‘radical Islam’

Removing the ‘Islam’ from ‘radical Islam’

September 13, 2016

The religion of Islam is misunderstood by many non-Muslim Americans. As a result of there being a variety of Muslim sects with different beliefs and teachings, such as Sunni and Shia, the religion qu...

Why I’m wary of being “with” Hillary Clinton

Why I’m wary of being “with” Hillary Clinton

Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writer

September 12, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

Hillary Clinton’s wealth, power and lack of accountability – combined with her white privilege – have allowed her to casually flip-flop on issues and lead in the election despite her low ratings among c...

Media broadcasts its own undoing in 2016 political campaign coverage

Media broadcasts its own undoing in 2016 political campaign coverage

September 11, 2016

Breaking news: the media is in crisis. Throughout the election coverage in which the media shot themselves in the foot this season, the silver bullets all came from people on the inside – media pr...

Open Letter to Georgetown University

Open Letter to Georgetown University

September 7, 2016

At this year’s Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama made a powerful statement during her speech: “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves. And I watch my daughters, two ...

CSULB Breathe campaign to provide a breath of fresh air

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

September 7, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

With a college career comes stress — most have experienced the agitating effects of being a university student. It’s difficult to find the right crutch that’ll aid one in relieving some of the stress caused by a busy academic schedule. Cigarettes are many students’ go-to resource for relaxing. According to an article by Adam Scarano on the effects of smoking for Livestrong, the nicotine found in cigarettes does a...

Venezuelans rise against corrupt president, Nicolas Maduro

Venezuelans rise against corrupt president, Nicolas Maduro

Elizabeth Campos, Staff Writer

September 6, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

“We are going to bring down Maduro,” chanted thousands of protesters in Venezuela last Thursday as they marched down the country’s highways in a display of protest against the presidency of Nicolas Ma...