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Apologies are needed from both sides of WWII in order to...

America Needs to Apologize War is never a pretty picture. As countries fight each other, atrocities are committed by both sides for the sake of achieving...

End the injustices in America, end the prison industrial complex

After years of violating human rights, California’s prison addiction has been called out by the United States Supreme Court. The Supreme Court found that...

Raise your voices: Ethnic studies needs students to stand up

Cal State Los Angeles’s Academic Senate meeting last month must have had a tense atmosphere as over 100 students, community members and activists jammed...

Obama calls 2014 a year of action, but will it be...

As usual, Obama began his sixth State of the Union address with a bunch of uplifting and tear-jerking stories that will eventually connect to...

Say no to apathy and just protest

Over the winter 1,566 students signed a petition voicing their dissatisfaction with the recent 2014 graduation changes. Students flooded Facebook and Twitter, and some protested...

It’s not if an earthquake will hit, but when

Over 50 people dead, 7,000 injured and 20,000 people displaced from their homes. Billions of dollars in damages. That was the extent of the...

Katy Perry: an unconditional racist

It was just a regular Sunday night after a busy shift, one hour before closing. My co-worker decided to change the TV channel to...

True hip hop music lies underground

I beat the p*ssy up, up, up. Hold on folks, what the hell? Did rapper LoveRance really say that he’s going to beat a vagina...

Israel, you don’t get peace with war

War never changes. Ambiguous reasons, propaganda, pointed fingers, supposed peace talks and heated debate flow into a confused public all while people are losing their...

Fallen veterans honored with national roll call in celebration of Veteran’s...

CSUN held its first national roll call in honor of fallen soldiers from California Thursday for CSUN’s celebration of Veteran’s Day at the USU. “We...

CSUs need ethnic studies program

Take up your picket signs, raise your fists and get your voices out, brothers and sisters; ethnic studies is yet again under attack and...

For this year, don’t be a racist for Halloween

Oh, Halloween. They say it’s fun to dress up and go to Halloween parties. But it isn’t – at least not when there’s rampant cultural...
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