Dear student body of California State University, Long Beach

Daily 49er Staff

February 24, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Our View

$99 million could be raised if students vote “yes” on Wednesday and Thursday during the University Student Union Referendum. Associated Students Inc. is not administering the USU Referendum; technically, it is a special... Read more »

Physician-Assisted Suicide, Pro or Con?

Daily 49er Staff

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Our View

If you are a competent adult, as defined, you could have the right to make the informed decision to kill yourself – legally. Although the U.S. rid itself of the criminalization of suicide decades ago, there has been no softening... Read more »

Do we support the presentations that Students for Quality Education has asked to give regarding the upcoming USU fee referendum?

Daily 49er staff

January 27, 2015

Filed under Opinions, Our View

Ultimately, yes. However, we would prefer to see SQE find a better time and place for these presentations. In light of the fact that Associated Students, Inc. surveyed our student body last semester and found that 80 percent... Read more »

Should Obama Care be allowed to legally require all employers to fund healthcare plans that afford contraceptives, despite personal beliefs of the employers?

July 2, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Our View

SCOTUS says no, but we think that might be the wrong answer. If the root of this debate were not grounded in religious preference, we might feel differently; however, it’s difficult to shy away from the fact that this debate... Read more »

Our View: FIFA fans’ safer bet is Mexico

June 25, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

When it comes to the World Cup, the Daily 49er is split almost evenly between the United States and Mexico. Living in the States should give us a natural bias toward our home team, but somehow we just aren’t under the impression... Read more »

Obama was right, we should negotiate with the Taliban

Hunter Paul, Opinions Editor

June 12, 2014

Filed under Opinions, Our View

Following President Barack Obama’s recent decision to swap Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban commanders held at Guantanamo Bay, critics have assailed his administration for violating the timeless U.S. policy of never negotiating... Read more »