Time for a raise in pay

Group of workers rally and carry picket signs
A minimum wage increase could be a good thing for the working class and the economy.

‘Never let school interfere with your education’

I wish I could say I coined the phrase in that title. Actually, it was Mark Twain who penned it nearly one century ago....

Letter to the editor: Apr. 12, 2010

Dear editor, In these tumultuous times college students are pessimistic about the future and why shouldn’t they be? In the case of California the state...

Death of the honey bee is anything but sweet

Bees, an unsung hero in bringing food to you. They work hard pollinating produce aisle delights. It is a task ensuring plants reproduce and...

Don’t be me: Why you should be determined to finish college

It was that great philosopher of our time—Chef from South Park—who reminded us that “There’s a time and place for everything—and it’s called college.” Well,...

Obamacare is not true universal health care while under corporate control

It’s great that millions of Americans will now have health care with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known...

Do you think it is more important to be a good...

By Mandi Gosling A Pew Research Center report released this week found that young Americans think it is more important in life to be a...

Switch from print to e-books

Pro Maria Orellana Contributor In addition to increasing tuition costs, the other big expense students have to carry is the cost of textbooks. Students are always trying...

Think for yourself, question authority

CSUN Matadors, Students may think the government is fine and working for their best interests. THIS IS SARCASM:...

You apparently can feel well at the Oasis Wellness Center

When I first heard about the new Oasis Wellness Center located in the University Student Union, I immediately asked myself, “is that building really...

It’s time to end the cycle of educational inequity

We live in a society that perpetuates social inequalities. Whether it's intentional or not, the system fails those who do not have "white privilege."...

Israel has no partner for peace

Israel has no partner for peace because the Palestinian leadership hasn’t prepared their people for peace.  Palestinian society has limited access to ideas and...