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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...

Our View: Leave the Miracle Cross alone

Our View: Leave the Miracle Cross alone

Staff

March 12, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

If you build it, they will come. Or in this case, if you put a cross up at the site of the 9/11 terrorist attack, atheists will come to take it down. The titles “Miracle Cross,” “World Trade...

Our View: Facebook shouldn’t censor neknominate

Our View: Facebook shouldn’t censor neknominate

Staff

March 11, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Facebook is currently being scrutinized for its inaction with regards to a barrage of “Neknominate” posts, videos that feature individuals completing outlandish drinking challenges and then nominating...

Our View: Sayonara SAT essays

Our View: Sayonara SAT essays

March 10, 2014

We have all heard the tales of our grandparents, or our parents, or our neighbors, etc. that go something like this: “When I was in school, I had to walk 20 miles in the rain or the snow just to get...

Our view: We’re thirsty for a bottle ban

Our view: We’re thirsty for a bottle ban

March 9, 2014

In an attempt to “go green,” the city of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to limit the use of plastic water bottles on public property Tuesday. The initiative, which is awaiting...

Our view: SCA 5 is a step backwards

Our view: SCA 5 is a step backwards

March 5, 2014

If racial diversity is the reason behind introducing Senate Constitutional Amendment 5, then the Cal State University system doesn’t need it. Authored by Sen. Ed Hernandez, SCA 5 would reverse Proposition...