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Net neutrality hangs in the balance

Net neutrality hangs in the balance

December 5, 2017

The internet we have all grown up with is now in danger by the people we elected to watch over it. And our generation — the millennial generation — needs to make its voice heard. We have known the ...

Promoting social justice

Liam Brown, Contributing Writer

November 19, 2017

Filed under Letters to the Editor

Injustice can affect anyone, at any time. Current social justice issues, including the NFL protests that target racial injustice, expose the deeply flawed systems that we often take for granted or overlook. My idea of social justice is the assignment of merited rewards to groups who are marginalized and assignment of punishments to those who marginalize such groups. Some of the social groups marginalized today include wome...

Would professors accept CFA statistics?

<em>Would professors accept CFA statistics?</em>

Carol Perruso, Associate Librarian for Journalism & Social Work & Collection Development Officer

April 18, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Today

With a much-deserved 10.5 percent faculty raise over the next two years nearly a reality, hopefully the posturing that accompanies all labor disputes is behind us. But the barrage of numbers thrown out d...

<em>A letter to the guys I play rec ball with</em>

A letter to the guys I play rec ball with

March 21, 2016

As if walking into the gym and seeing no girls playing on the courts wasn’t disheartening enough, the disdain in your eyes that screams “I hope she doesn’t ask to play” almost stops me in my trac...

Letter to the Editor: Althea Waites

Althea Waites, Keyboard Faculty

March 20, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

After several months of deliberation and soul-searching, I have decided to go on strike along with my colleagues at Cal State Long Beach and numerous faculty members at California State University campuses throughout the state. This was certainly not an easy decision for me because I am deeply committed to teaching and mentoring the students I work with, and I am concerned about how this action will affect them. I am also t...

<em>Letter to the Editor: The strike, straight on</em>

Letter to the Editor: The strike, straight on

March 14, 2016

You’ve certainly heard by now that California State University faculty may strike across the entire CSU system on April 13-15 and April 18 and 19, unless the chancellor’s office agrees to a 5 percent pa...

To the Guy who wrote about the Guy with a Knife

Miranda Andrade-Ceja, Arts & Life Editor

March 13, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Today

On Feb. 25, a male student displayed a knife during a race and gender studies class. Reports circulated that the incident was racially charged and students vocalized disappointment in the amount of time it took campus officials to release a statement. A moderated forum was held last Thursday to give further opportunity for students to speak on the topic.    Dear ‘Dear Knife Guy’ Guy, Okay, I get it....

To the Guy with the Knife…

Cameron Christner, Contributing Writer

March 13, 2016

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Today

On Feb. 25, a male student displayed a knife during a race and gender studies class. Reports circulated that the incident was racially charged and students vocalized disappointment in the amount of time it took campus officials to release a statement. A moderated forum was held last Thursday to give further opportunity for students to speak on the topic.  Dear Knife Guy, I don’t know who you are, what your beliefs are o...