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In defense of LBSU’s construction problem

In defense of LBSU’s construction problem

Josh Sepetjian, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, Today

My first semester at Long Beach State was Fall 2016. From then until now, I’m not sure if there’s been a single day when some kind of construction wasn’t happening on campus. Construction can...

Amazon’s get rich scheme

Amazon’s get rich scheme

February 17, 2019

My conscience won’t let me order things off of Amazon anymore and I’ve got a few reasons why. The company treats its employees like garbage, and I believe billionaires should be illegal while the m...

Valentine’s Day is a capitalist’s paradise

Valentine’s Day is a capitalist’s paradise

Danny Smith, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, Today

Valentine’s Day is the greatest thing to ever happen to America. The stuffed, life-size pandas that you have no chance of fitting through your front door, the immaculate, look-alike ice sculptures tha...

No mascot, no problem

No mascot, no problem

February 12, 2019

We need a new mascot, we don’t need a new mascot. I’ll solve the problem; how about no mascot? Associated Students Inc. launched its web-based mascot search Monday morning, and I’m sure they’ll r...

Bernt out on Bernie Sanders

Bernt out on Bernie Sanders

Nikki Nelsen, News Assistant

February 11, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Today

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is considering running again, but I don’t think he’s what America needs anymore. 2020 is approaching fast and there are already many candidates vying for presidency. The ne...

Tape your webcams and delete the internet

Tape your webcams and delete the internet

Jaycob Martinez, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Showcase, Today

If you look around anywhere in a public space, you’re bound to find people covering their laptop webcam with stickers or band aids, which is funny and meme-worthy on the surface, joking about an imagin...

Come on LBSU, you pay for it you should use it

Come on LBSU, you pay for it you should use it

February 11, 2019

Looking at the cost of tuition can be scary, but often times we just attribute it to the fact that college is expensive without paying attention to what the money actually goes toward. We are pushed...

In the search for a new mascot, LBSU is missing the big picture

In the search for a new mascot, LBSU is missing the big picture

February 6, 2019

The conversation over which woodland creature or campus landmark best represents us is a fun and ultimately harmless diversion from the stress of a new term, but it’s still distracting from a larger...