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Our View-Children should be in school, not fighting in wars

Our View-Children should be in school, not fighting in wars

November 29, 2008

In the opening scenes of "24: Redemption," the season premiere of the series "24" last week, a warlord in the fictitious African country of Sangala tells a boy around 10 years old to "Kill the cockroach." Th...

Jean and Chema-Moving out

Jean and Chema-Moving out

Julio Salgado

November 29, 2008

Filed under Opinions

Prosecute the poor and reward the rich to solve economic problems

Matthew Kirchner

November 29, 2008

Filed under Opinions

I was struck with honest surprise when I stumbled upon the publication of the Daily Forty-Niner dated Nov. 13. I say, "stumbled upon" because I have been in a consistent state of inebriation ever since the evening of Nov. 4. I had it in for Clinton during the Democratic primaries, and after suffering a defeat by Obama earlier in the year, this second round of humiliation left me unusually drained.I had thought American li...

Prop 8 dealt obsolete left-handed jab to same-sex marriage rights

Christopher Herrin

November 23, 2008

Filed under Opinions

As you've probably heard by now, Proposition 8 was passed by California voters on Nov. 4. If it survives legal challenges, it will amend the California Constitution to define marriage as being between one man and one woman.In 2000, California voters passed Proposition 22, which had likewise limited marriage to one man and one woman. In May, the California Supreme Court ruled that Proposition 22 was unconstitutional. The Court held...

Letter to the editor-Daily Forty-Niner ‘thanks’ article elicits gratitude

Anna Nazaria-Peters

November 23, 2008

Filed under Opinions

I normally do not respond to articles written in publications, but I was moved by the [online Daily Forty-Niner] article titled, "Our View-Native Americans deserve thanks that some survived," posted on Thursday, Nov. 20. I have been on campus for 16 years, first as a student and now as a staff member, and can count on only one hand the number of positive and educational articles written by the Daily Forty-Niner about American ...

Our View-‘Bad tenant’ Reed destroying university property

Our View-‘Bad tenant’ Reed destroying university property

November 23, 2008

The Cal State University system was developed as a way to give opportunity to all those who seek a higher education. In the midst of a financial crisis and across-the-board slashes to higher education, Ch...

This Week in Cartoons-Not getting HIV tested should be our greatest fear

This Week in Cartoons-Not getting HIV tested should be our greatest fear

November 18, 2008

When was the last time you got an HIV test? Last week? Last month? Couple of years ago? Never!? According to the YouthAIDS website, a person aged 15-24 contracts HIV every 15 seconds worldwide. In the Un...

Our View-Barack Obama’s kitchen Cabinet won’t remain bare

Our View-Barack Obama’s kitchen Cabinet won’t remain bare

November 18, 2008

Now that the 2008 presidential election is over, it doesn't take a genius to notice that the "Politics" category has disappeared from the Google news tab. You don't have to take our word for it, even th...