Sexual assault affects everyone

KC Longley, Features Editor

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Being a woman in this society comes with many types of baggage. “Does this outfit make me look weird?” “Will people judge me if I say this out-loud?” “Does it look like I’m asking for it?” “How many... Read more »

How can we teach people that murder is wrong by murdering people?

Tremaine Harvey, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

California will be voting to either keep or repeal its death penalty during the November general election. The obvious question that tends to arise is, is the death penalty a justifiable punishment for murder? And the simple... Read more »

Pan-African living commons on college campus

Jahnae Runnells, Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In the recent weeks, there has been major uproar about the new living commons on California State University of Los Angeles’ campus. The Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community is a new building intended to create a... Read more »

Rethinking the Death Penalty

Ian Caffarel, Staff Writer

September 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

In California, the death penalty has been a hot topic. This year is no different. In November, voters have a choice between Proposition 62, which outright abolishes the death penalty in the state, and Proposition 66, which significantly... Read more »

Issues with on Campus Transportation

Bijan Izadi

May 23, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

When finding time ways to get around campus, not everyone finds walking effective. A more efficient way to travel is on a bike or a skateboard. It can be much faster than walking, even running. It can be much faster until a... Read more »

Beyonce’s Lemonade may suggest controversy

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Beyonce’s newest album, Lemonade, has sparked a controversial interest amongst listeners since the release of the song Formation back in Feb. 2016. The release of this song, during Black History Month, made a prominent impact... Read more »

Staff Editorial – California raises smoking age to 21

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

For those who are unaware, California has voted to raise the legal smoking age, of tobacco products, to 21 years of age, as of June 6. What this means is that products containing tobacco are no longer able to be sold to minors. The... Read more »

Faculty members fight for five percent

Marcel E Anderson, News Editor

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For years now, faculty members of California State Universities (CSUs) have been putting great effort into receiving an increase in their wages for the work they do. After a potential faculty strike from CSUs throughout the state,... Read more »

Staff Editorial – Sexual Assault Awareness: What can we do?

Iman Benraoui, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Recently, there was a reported sexual assault on San Diego Mesa College's campus. Now sadly, we normally hear of these things in the news. But when an incident like this took place on a we normally spend five out of seve... Read more »

Justice in America: What do you think?

Iman Benraoui, Staff Writer

May 20, 2016

Filed under Opinion

What does justice mean to you? Which experiences have shaped why you believe what you do about what justice is, what is should look like? These are such simple questions that go beyond the status quo of a simple dictionary def... Read more »

Black Sankofa: The older generations effect on the youth in the black community

Jahnae Runnells, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Elders are the pillars of the black community. They not only bring support and wisdom, but they are all filled with experiences. The amazing thing about elders and young adults, is the age gap between the two. They grew up completely... Read more »

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