Joining the military to pay for college carries serious risks

We are all aware, and some of us painfully so, that the economy has seen better days. Between that and the always-increasing cost of...

Female athletes still face inequality

As the WNBA moves into the final stretch of its 15th season, attendance rose along with TV viewership and is at its highest since...

Confessions of a former strip club manager

When I tell people that I worked at a strip club, the response is usually predictable and uniformed: “How cool, how awesome, how great...

The problem of overpopulation and how we can work to solve...

The world population is growing at a rapid speed and while America may not yet feel the impact of the earth’s overpopulation, many other...

Tattoos and piercings should be respected in the work place

    Sorry Baby Boomers, but your distaste for tattoos has no real effect on Generation Y’s love and obsession with them. Sure, you’re still the head...

Legalizing marijuana can reduce crime, increase revenue for state

http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js Marijuana legalization is an issue that has been present in California politics for years....

Homeschool isn’t the same as school

Have you ever asked yourself “How important is an education?” or “How essential it is in a person’s life?” Education is having the ability...

Don’t drink the Kool-Aid

Scientology and Jim Jones may be visualized by those presented with the world “cult.” There are many more cults out there, although the definition...

Choosing a side in the Harris/Greenwald feud

  This conflict began long before the showdown with Ben Affleck on “Real Time With Bill Maher.” In the weeks since it re-erupted, the digital feud...

Debate: Attendance-based grades are fair to students

Pro By Amanda Cox At CSUN, many professors give a participation grade based on a students’ class attendance. Some people would like for you to believe...

Hip-hop is resistance against the inequalities in society

When I tell people that hip-hop can save the world, I am usually met with confused looks, blank stares or people rolling their eyes....

U.S. sexual education fails to inform its youth

It’s everywhere. On TV, billboards, phones, Ipods, computers and accessible through any technical device you can think of. We can read about it in...