Daily 49er

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,...

Our View: Universities should level the playing field for student athletes

Our View: Universities should level the playing field for student athletes

April 6, 2014

One of the beauties of attending a university is the ability to join student organizations that coincide with our passions. Students who join university-run extracurricular activities get to explore a...

Our View: We support gender neutral play

Our View: We support gender neutral play

March 26, 2014

The Long Beach Unified School District Board voted unanimously on March 18 to implement policies to protect transgender youth from discrimination in school activities. LBUSD’s decision follows the passage...

Our view: Media spins controversy on Malaysian flight

Our view: Media spins controversy on Malaysian flight

March 25, 2014

Since the Malaysian flight, MH 370, seemingly disappeared without a trace on March 8, the media has been speculating about as to what happened to the plane and the 239 people on board. Headlines that...

Our View: Fred Phelps’s death should not inspire hate

Our View: Fred Phelps’s death should not inspire hate

March 24, 2014

When the Munchkins rejoiced over the passing of the Wicked Witch in the land of Oz, audiences watching the classic Metro-Goldwyn Mayer film, “The Wizard of Oz,” understood the joy that comes with the...

Our View: Boston and New York City should play it smart in the next St. Paddy’s parade

Our View: Boston and New York City should play it smart in the next St. Paddy’s parade

March 19, 2014

It’s important to first state that the following opinion in no way reflects the way we feel about the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. At the end of every rainbow, there is...