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Avocado-hand’ across the pond

Avocado-hand’ across the pond

May 14, 2017

By now, many students have probably heard about the transatlantic calamity foodies are facing: “avocado hand.” I heard it first via Remezcla, a media brand by and for young Latin Americans. Their co...

Greek life doesn’t care about student lives

Greek life doesn’t care about student lives

May 7, 2017

Last Friday, 18 Penn State fraternity members faced multiple charges in what some media outlets are calling the “hazing” death of 19-year old sophomore Timothy Piazza. According to The New York Times...

Set your bounds before you hit the ground

Set your bounds before you hit the ground

May 2, 2017

As college students, we constantly feel the pressure to be productive, to go beyond the boiling point in order to continue to move up. But juggling work, school and relationships weakens our social boundaries ...

Divestment as precedent for further action

Spencer Potiker, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Today

The recent push for a divestment movement at Cal State University Long Beach is not only warranted, but necessary. I say this as the descendant of Eastern European Jews who moved to the United States to escape persecution, and as a CSULB graduate who will be walking this May with a degree in both Sociology and Economics. I strongly advise our student council to adopt this divestment resolution as I see it not only as taking ...

Dear President Conoley

Ronald Loewe, Contributing Writer

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Today

I am writing this letter because I found your statement in opposition to the ASI resolution on socially responsible investing and BDS very troubling and misleading. I will try to be brief and to the point.  You begin your criticism of the resolution and BDS by saying that the adoption of such resolutions has often been “accompanied by increases in anti-Jewish graffiti, vandalism and physical attacks.” Really? This is an ...

Vacation was all they ever wanted

Vacation was all they ever wanted

April 30, 2017

Last week, entertainment enthusiasts prepared themselves for the time of their lives with the debut of Fyre Festival, which was to take place on a private island in the Bahamas. Fyre’s promotional vi...

Netflix makes bank on suicide plot

Netflix makes bank on suicide plot

April 24, 2017

The new series “13 Reasons Why,” a Netflix Original based off of the 2007 novel by Jay Asher, tells the story of high schooler Hannah, who has killed herself and left her friends and peers 13 audio ...

Earth Day is about carbon emissions  — and cows

Earth Day is about carbon emissions — and cows

April 23, 2017

With Earth Day and the March for Science completed and climate change and politics having been addressed, it is time we confront the people who are complacent in detrimentally impacting the environment every...