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Our View: We stand behind Obama’s diplomacy

Our View: We stand behind Obama’s diplomacy

Staff

March 2, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

President Barack Obama told a press gathering at the White House Friday that he is concerned about potential destabilization if Russia sends its troops to Ukraine, according to the Los Angeles Times. Obama...

Our View: California should not be divided

Our View: California should not be divided

February 26, 2014

California may be split into six different states, at least that’s what one Silicon Valley venture capitalist is trying to propose. Tim Draper, a multimillionaire and self-proclaimed “Riskmaster,”...

Our view: The IOC cannot just skate by

Our view: The IOC cannot just skate by

Staff

February 25, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

Even after the Olympic Torch was extinguished on Sunday, controversy continues to surround the Sochi Winter Olympics. Whether it’s the questionable hotel accommodations or the anti-gay propaganda,...

Our View: CSU fee increases can benefit students

Our View: CSU fee increases can benefit students

February 24, 2014

Although the Cal State University system froze tuition rates nearly three years ago, fees continue to increase at most of the campuses in the system. Since the 2011-12 academic year, 21 of the 23 CSU...

Our view: California drought should be wake up call

Our view: California drought should be wake up call

February 23, 2014

It has been said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Never does that seem to be more true than with the current drought crisis in California. Gov. Jerry Brown recently declared that...

Will gender-neutral housing be open to all students?

Will gender-neutral housing be open to all students?

February 19, 2014

Cal State Long Beach will be introducing gender-neutral housing for the first time this fall. Director of Housing and Residential Life Carol Roberts-Corb said that a limited number of spaces at Beachside...

Our view: Selfies are cause for concern

Our view: Selfies are cause for concern

Staff

February 18, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Showcase

If you haven’t heard of selfieswithhomelesspeople.tumblr.com yet, it won’t be long before you do. A number of news publications, including New York Daily News, Fox News and USA Today, to name a...

Our View: Bring back open searches to the CSU

Staff

February 17, 2014

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Back in September, we said that the Cal State Long Beach presidential search process should be open to the public. Now that our next president has been selected, we still believe that it should be open. In 2011, former Cal State University Chancellor Charles B. Reed changed the requirements for the CSU’s presidential selection process. Prior to the change, CSU presidential finalists were required to visit thei...