Living with a phobia at CSULB is no joke

KC Schaper
March 2, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Fear sometimes feels like a whirlwind that can be triggered at any moment and escalate within seconds. Sudden panic, anxiety, sweat, muscle tension, increased heart-rate, inability to breathe, followed by numbness, perhaps a steady flow of hysterical tears, hyperventilation and a trip to the emergency... Read more »

Congress must pass immigration legislation for 11.3 million undocumented immigrants

Blake Pinto , contributing writer
March 2, 2015
Filed under Opinions

The time has come for Congress to discuss the problems with our immigration policy and produce legislation to address it. It’s not an issue with simple solutions, and wading through the complexities of fixing our broken immigration system is not an easy job. But that's what Capitol Hill is for,... Read more »

Students should get CPR certified

Riva Lu, Contributing Writer
February 26, 2015
Filed under Opinions

It is a hot day, and you’re walking up the escalator at the USU, which has been broken for who knows how long. You’re feeling exhausted when you witness a student collapse and go into cardiac arrest. You are the only other person there; what would you do? “I would call 911 or try to ask someone... Read more »

Long Beach renters need more rights

Leon Ly, Contributing Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

The story, “Long Beach renters want more protection” by Branden Raulston printed on Feb. 3 highlighted the fact that tenants often have to deal with slow response times and out-of-pocket expenses for repairs with landlords who do not fix things on time. Many renters such as Alex Giaque wish they... Read more »

Catching feelings: the new contagion

Jasmine Caputo, Contributing Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Love & Sex, Opinions

Now go enjoy a banana. Modern women have been stamped with the stereotype of being likely to fall in love with person they have sex with, and acting on those feelings in any way is socially unacceptable. According to the American... Read more »

Just for kicks

Kayce Contatore, Contributing Writer
February 25, 2015
Filed under Opinions

Soccer is one of the world’s most widely played sport. It is often the first sport that kids are introduced to. At the age of five, many future soccer players sign up for a team with the American Youth Soccer Organization where his or her parent can volunteer to be a coach. For some, that first... Read more »

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 university election that will be facilitated by the university at the request... Read more »

California underfunds schools for facilitation of high prison incarceration

California underfunds schools for facilitation of high prison incarceration

Michael Mendoza, Contributing Writer
February 24, 2015
Filed under Opinions

California’s capital interest in the prison system is growing at the expense of higher education. The state is bankrolling the prison industry and packing the wrong institutions to the brim. Even though public schools are pleading for more funding, the state continues to hold more money back, and... Read more »