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Long Beach renters need more rights

Leon Ly, Contributing Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

The story, “Long Beach renters want more protection” by Branden Raulston printed on Feb. 3 highlighted the fact that tenants often have to deal with slow response times and out-of-pocket expenses for repairs with landlords who do not fix things on time. Many renters such as Alex Giaque wish they... Read more »

Students have an ethical responsibility to vote

Dale Lendrum, contributing writer, and senior communication studies major
February 23, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor

The decision to increase the USU fee is not only our decision to make, but it is also our responsibility to make as well. It was entrusted upon us by every student who came before us and was willing to pay the price so that we could enjoy and benefit from the USU we have today. We,... Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Matthew Black, CSULB systems analyst, employee since 1983
February 23, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor

What if an election were held and nobody turned out? That's essentially what happened back in 2007, when the Student Recreation and Wellness Center was approved by just 6 percent of students. 94 percent of students didn't vote at all. On Feb. 25 and 26, students will be asked to approve a $99 million... Read more »

Letter from a former editor

Bradley Zint, Contributing Writer
December 9, 2014
Filed under Columns, Letters to the Editor, Opinions

After some four decades tucked away in a subterranean corner of Cal State Long Beach, the Daily 49er is finally heading to higher ground. In the coming weeks, the campus newspaper of record will be leaving its longtime home in the Social Sciences/Public Administration Building basement and moving... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Thank you for portraying an accurate image of Islam and Muslims

Ojaala Ahmad, Contributing Writer
October 22, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Editor, I write in response to the article, “Bill Maher’s comments grossly misrepresent the nature of religion,” dated Oct. 16, 2014. I whole-heartedly would like to thank you for your courage to publish an honest and powerful piece in an effort to portray an accurate image of Islam... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: In response to Hunter Paul’s take on the Ukraine crisis

Artur Varjapetian, Contributing Writer
October 2, 2014
Filed under Letters to Editor, Letters to the Editor, Opinions

As a person with both Russian and American education, I have a deep concern about the lack of objective information that Hunter Paul is using in his article about the Ukraine crisis. The true conflict in Ukraine is not between its people but between the corporate businesses. If Hunter Paul made his research,... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: Beach Fund deserves more media attention

David Urbina
August 12, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Along with other media outlets, the Daily 49er has not given Beach Fund enough attention in the past, which is why I would like to explain exactly how crucial of a program Beach Fund is for the continued success of Cal State Long Beach. The Beach Fund program is dedicated to support the general needs... Read more »

Letter to the Editor: No Doubt in this Rebuttal

Jay Dent
June 5, 2014
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Adapting Faith Through Doubt is a theatrical adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize winning play Doubt: A Parable by John Patrick Shanley. This means that the script is used word for word, but not that the entire play is produced, and some of the imagery/choreography varies from the original production. I... Read more »