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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...

Our view: Knox rings our ‘Belles’

Our view: Knox rings our ‘Belles’

March 18, 2014

If you are watching porn, you’re just a random individual behind a computer screen. If you star in a skin flick, you’re obviously an uneducated harlot, with no family or ties to the community. At least,...

Our view: Let Crimea make its own decisions

Our view: Let Crimea make its own decisions

March 17, 2014

After weeks of heated turmoil in Crimea, it appears that the Crimean people agree with Vladmir Putin. Last night, with an 83 percent voter turn out, 96.7 percent of the Crimean parliament voted in favor...

Our view: Cut the ‘frack’

Our view: Cut the ‘frack’

March 16, 2014

The California Coastal Commission meeting at Long Beach City Hall had some company waiting for them outside last Tuesday: a group of anti-fracking demonstrators wearing hazmat suits, holding boogie boards...