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One alleged overdose doesn’t make Coachella the next Woodstock

Staff

April 22, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Uncategorized

Remember the 1969 Woodstock music festival? Yeah, we don’t either. That particular music festival, characterized by overwhelming crowds, sex and drugs, was way before our time. The same sizeable audiences characterize some of today’s bigger music festivals, but drug use is not a free-for-all like it may have once been. The 13th annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts festival finished last weekend, and as with most other...

Our View: News media should stop treating  tragedies like murder mysteries

Our View: News media should stop treating tragedies like murder mysteries

April 21, 2014

Monday marked the sixth day of the rescue operation in recovering bodies from the sunken South Korean ferry “Sewol.” Since the ship sank, the captain has been taken into custody and has been call...

Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation  is not ‘OK’

Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation is not ‘OK’

April 16, 2014

America is a very special place to live; in this country we are free from persecution of religious beliefs and discrimination based on personal opinions. That’s the idea, anyway. In reality, people are...

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

April 14, 2014

If you’ve ever seen a futuristic sci-fi film, then you may have been anticipating a world in which mere humans could view the world through the eyes of robots. If this is something you have longed for...

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

April 13, 2014

On Wednesday, 16-year-old Alex Hribal went on a stabbing spree shortly after 7 a.m. at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Penn. The sophomore brought two 8-to-10 inch straight, kitchen knives...

Our View: Come June,  Dunn is done

Our View: Come June, Dunn is done

April 9, 2014

Go to school, eat your greens, grow up and become President of the United States — that’s the dream, right? Maybe not. Perhaps, in 2014, there is a more practical dream afloat in Long Beach — the...

Our View: UCSB ‘trigger policy’ is a shot in the dark

Our View: UCSB ‘trigger policy’ is a shot in the dark

April 8, 2014

There are a lot of things about working toward a college degree that might not be enjoyable, but should students be allowed to opt out of a piece of their coursework simply because they aren’t comfortable...

Our View: Lets  Can the Bottlenecks

Our View: Lets Can the Bottlenecks

April 7, 2014

During the March 26 Cal State University Board of Trustees meeting, the Committee on Educational Policy presented strategies to eliminate bottlenecks throughout the CSU system by 2017. We are concerned,...