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The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

The Long Beach Police Department’s use of the Tiger Text app warrants more action

Carlos Villicana, City Editor

September 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

The Long Beach Police Department got caught using a service that permanently deletes text messages, and its apology was nowhere near sufficient. Al Jazeera published an article Sept. 18, revealing that, since at least 2014, the LBPD used Tiger Text – an application which deletes messages shortly after the...

Did Justin Timberlake go wrong with his Prince tribute at the Super Bowl?

Did Justin Timberlake go wrong with his Prince tribute at the Super Bowl?

February 7, 2018

The Super Bowl halftime show is often more talked about than the game itself, whether it be a controversy as scandalous as a wardrobe malfunction, or a powerful performance given by an acclaimed artist. J...

Students’ Opinions on LBSU vs. CSULB

December 11, 2017

Is the school changing the name from CSULB to LBSU? If so, what are students' opinions on this? Find out more in this video! No matter the outcome, we're still be known as The Beach!

Brian Williams and the end of a once trusted newsman

Brian Williams and the end of a once trusted newsman

Debby Vasquez, contributing writer

March 3, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Former NBC “Nightly News” anchorman Brian Williams used to be one of the most trusted newsmen of the digital age. The public knew Williams by name with his pleasant face and his retro newsman style. Now,...

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 room – this is the downward-spiraling, death-drop rollercoaster that phobic individuals go through when they are exposed...

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, and the clock is ticking. Legislators should take the first step of at least discussing reform, setting aside partisan politics...