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Opinion: Having Big Tech in charge of censorship is a slippery slope to disaster

Opinion: Having Big Tech in charge of censorship is a slippery slope to disaster

Shannon Carter, News Editor November 24, 2021

Big Tech has been doubling down its efforts to censor misinformation, especially when it comes to the topic of COVID-19. On Sept. 29, YouTube announced it would ban content that claims any approved...

Bikes locked up at the bike stands outside the Student Recreation Center at CSUN in Northridge, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.

Opinion: CSUN should create its own campus bike-sharing program with possible budget surplus

Danny Solano, Reporter November 24, 2021

Anyone who has been at CSUN for more than two years may remember a time when there were bright green LimeBikes, equipped with adorable baskets, scattered around campus for students to rent and maneuver...

Diego Lopez, the owner of a Northridge Tea and Coffee Shop assists a customer on Oct. 18, 2021 in Northridge, Calif.

Opinion: Workers don’t want to go back to their jobs. They are being underpaid and mistreated.

Angelica Lopez Saldate, Reporter November 23, 2021

There are 10.4 million job openings, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Despite the plentiful jobs, the report showed that only 6.3 million people were being hired between September and...

March for Immigrants in Chicago, Illinois on June 30, 2018.

Opinion: Facing stress at every border, migrants need more support — not discrimination.

Ashley Orellana, Contributor November 16, 2021

Honduras is a country full of rich culture, friendly faces and delectable food. Yet poverty, corruption, crime and injustice leave Hondurans with lack of hope, forcing them to find it elsewhere. In...

Image by Roger Puta used from Flickr Creative Commons.

Opinion: Building a sustainable transportation infrastructure will require a careful balancing act

Benjamin Verheiden, Contributor November 2, 2021

Before the pandemic, the sustainability approach was driven for more density and mass public transit, given how detrimental it is for long-term sustainability to be sprawled out and car dependent. However,...

Nestor Vinelli (Left) and Ryanne Mena (right) pose for a photo illustration. Vinelli drapes the American flag across his shoulders and Mena drapes the progress pride flag across her shoulders. Photographed on Oct. 18, 2021 in Northridge, Calif.

Opinion: American society needs to bridge the divide caused by political polarization

Danny Solano, Reporter November 1, 2021

Go to any social or televised media and you may think that recent events have created a radicalization of opinions — intertwining personal cultural beliefs with political ones, seemingly forming a large...

Michael Gilbertson dresses up as Jeffery Dahmer for a photo illustration on Oct. 28, 2021 at the Golden Valley Spirit of Halloween store in Santa Clarita, Calif.

Opinion: Halloween isn’t satanic. But why do people believe so?

Tonie Lopez, Reporter October 29, 2021

From bobbing for apples and costume parties to lovingly begging for candy, Halloween is becoming a favorite time for Americans in more macabre fashions. Because Halloween has always dealt with death,...

A woman holds a sign that says, Campus police must go, during the Cops off campus protest organized by ACP-CSU on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020.

Opinion: Police accountability laws are a step in the right direction. But more needs to be done.

Scott Geirman, Contributor October 25, 2021

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a number of laws on Sept. 30 that will make it easier for peace officers with misconduct records to not only lose their badge but to also stop them from leaving one...

Current CSUN housing and Metrolink shuttle fleet parked in the F10 parking lot on Sunday, Sept.19, 2021. The fleets front ends show that the vehicles are all over a decade old.

Opinion: A proposal for a more realistic CSUN bus fleet

Benjamin Verheiden, Contributor October 14, 2021

Since last writing about the CSUN bus fleet in 2019, I have analyzed the Student Housing and Residential Life, Metrolink shuttle routes and the current contracted fleet to new conclusions. Back in 2017,...

LOS ANGELES CA OCT. 2, 2021 - A detail of hangars hanging on a fence in Grand Park that read #NOBAN at the March for Women’s Reproductive rights organized by Women’s March in Downtown Los Angeles Oct. 2, 2021.

Opinion: The Texas ‘Heartbeat Bill’ is not only shortsighted, but a human rights violation

Angelica Lopez Saldate, Reporter October 7, 2021

The Texas’ “Heartbeat bill,” also known as Senate Bill 8, makes getting an abortion after a heartbeat is detected, which is usually at about six weeks, illegal. The average time most women suspect...

Opinion: How Brexit exposed the truth on the UK power structure

Opinion: How Brexit exposed the truth on the UK power structure

Benjamin Verheiden, Contributor September 28, 2021

The Brexit vote for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union occurred just more than five years ago, with the finalizations for leaving completely finishing up last year. However, it also exposed...

CSUN students hold signs in support of the Black Lives Matter protest at CSUN hosted by Northridge BLM on June 2, 2020.

Opinion: Defund the police, reinvest into the community.

Blake Williams, Opinions Editor September 8, 2021

The United States of America was founded on the idea that all people are created equal and that life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are rights guaranteed to all people, but the country has yet to...

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