Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation is not ‘OK’

Our view: Mozilla CEO’s forced resignation  is not ‘OK’

April 16, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

America is a very special place to live; in this country we are free from persecution of religious beliefs and discrimination based on personal opinions. That’s the idea, anyway. In reality, people are still unfairly punished and ostracized for expressing themselves in perfectly legal ways. Prior... Read more »

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

Our View: Google ‘Glass-holes’ see problems outside of privacy

Staff
April 14, 2014
Filed under Opinions, Our View, Showcase

If you’ve ever seen a futuristic sci-fi film, then you may have been anticipating a world in which mere humans could view the world through the eyes of robots. If this is something you have longed for in the past, then today welcomes you into the future because today, Google Glass is available to the... Read more »

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

16-year-old Alex Hribal should be held responsible

Staff
April 13, 2014
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On Wednesday, 16-year-old Alex Hribal went on a stabbing spree shortly after 7 a.m. at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Penn. The sophomore brought two 8-to-10 inch straight, kitchen knives and went on to attack 22 people at his Pennsylvania high school. As of now, news media... Read more »

Our View: Come June, Dunn is done

Our View: Come June,  Dunn is done

April 9, 2014
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Go to school, eat your greens, grow up and become President of the United States — that’s the dream, right? Maybe not. Perhaps, in 2014, there is a more practical dream afloat in Long Beach — the dream of becoming a leader of the city Cal State Long Beach calls home. The Long Beach voting polls... Read more »

Our View: UCSB ‘trigger policy’ is a shot in the dark

Our View: UCSB ‘trigger policy’ is a shot in the dark

April 8, 2014
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There are a lot of things about working toward a college degree that might not be enjoyable, but should students be allowed to opt out of a piece of their coursework simply because they aren’t comfortable with the material? We say no. However, the Academic Senate at University of California, Santa... Read more »

Our View: Lets Can the Bottlenecks

Our View: Lets  Can the Bottlenecks

Staff
April 7, 2014
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During the March 26 Cal State University Board of Trustees meeting, the Committee on Educational Policy presented strategies to eliminate bottlenecks throughout the CSU system by 2017. We are concerned, however, that the solutions being discussed may be more harmful than helpful. Seeing as how many... Read more »

Our View: Universities should level the playing field for student athletes

Our View: Universities should level the playing field for student athletes

Staff
April 6, 2014
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One of the beauties of attending a university is the ability to join student organizations that coincide with our passions. Students who join university-run extracurricular activities get to explore a variety of interests, and some even receive compensation for their work. Unfortunately, the same cannot... Read more »

Our View: We support gender neutral play

Our View: We support gender neutral play

Staff
March 26, 2014
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The Long Beach Unified School District Board voted unanimously on March 18 to implement policies to protect transgender youth from discrimination in school activities. LBUSD’s decision follows the passage of Assembly Bill 1266, the School Success and Opportunity Act, which was enacted in January. AB... Read more »