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Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

Trump’s comments on video games are a distraction that ignores the real issues

March 6, 2018

The White House hosted a press conference last week in response to the school shooting in Florida, which left 17 people dead. While the event was supposed to focus on gun violence, President Donald Trum...

Weed can do it; A case for medical marijuana

Weed can do it; A case for medical marijuana

Sabrina Flores, Assistant Photo Editor

March 4, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Medicinal marijuana saved my life. I know it sounds like a hyperbole, but for millions of people like me it has helped us live day to day. I believe it’s time, 22 years after the legalization of medic...

It’s time to graduate to the real issues

It’s time to graduate to the real issues

February 28, 2018

In response to the rising amount of school shootings across the country, high schoolers have begun to speak out in favor of stricter gun laws. Cal State Long Beach, a left-leaning campus on issues like immigrati...

Letters to the Editor: Dreams of action

K.T. Shaver

February 26, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dreamers The self-evident themes of movement, stagnation, and uncertainty are creatively brought to the fore in “Dreamers: Aqui y Alla.” Under the directorial supervision of Andrea Caban and Julie Granarat-Huicutt, our own CSULB actors and Dreamers make perpetual, determined crossings and recrossings of the sparsely designed set, conveying the purposeful trajectory of a people always in motion, yet never fully “arrived....

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

Religious groups on campus concerned for Cal State Long Beach students’ souls

February 25, 2018

I have a secret, one I’ve been struggling to keep due to fear of backlash, but feel must be said regardless of how it is received. I absolutely despise being approached by religious recruiters on camp...

Pick a name — any name

Pick a name — any name

February 22, 2018

Walking into the University Bookstore, one may expect to find a simple, school spirited garment. Instead they find a head-splitting multitude of clashing logos, mascots, school names and designs. Looki...

Letter to the Editor: Academic Senate and Commencement

Norbert Schürer

February 18, 2018

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Dear Daily 49er Editorial Board, Thank you for your excellent coverage of the ongoing controversy regarding the changes to  our CSULB commencement ceremonies. As chair of the Academic Senate, I am writing to let you know something you probably already realize: As you felt “a lack of communication between the administration and student body” in this instance, we felt a parallel lack of communication between administr...