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Letter to the Editor: CSUN’s Students of Color Coalition’s list of demands

Letter to the Editor: CSUN’s Students of Color Coalition’s list of demands

Contributor

May 8, 2019

To whom it may concern, We, the members of the Students of Color Coalition (SCC), stand in solidarity with the mission driving the LGBTQIA+ movements and other like-minded student-led organizations at CSUN (i.e. AASPP, AISA, BSU, CAUSA, MEChA), to fight for the liberation and restoration of historically...

Satire: How to get a professor to like you

Satire: How to get a professor to like you

Sarah Hofstedt

May 7, 2019

As the end of the semester approaches, many students find themselves scrambling to raise their grade after a few months of slackin’ off. Others are rooting around in their phone contacts for people to list as references and request letters of rec from. They think, “If only I had a strong wo...

Ways to make a long distance relationship work

Ways to make a long distance relationship work

Ashley Hawn

May 7, 2019

I’ve talked to many people who find their relationships being tested. Someone gets a job out of town, gets accepted to an out of state school or family moves away and the question arises: Should we stay together?The decision of whether or not to be in a long distance relationship is a big one. ...

How the lack of social media usage changed my life

How the lack of social media usage changed my life

Ashley Hawn

April 29, 2019

Recently I was surprised when I got an alert on my phone showing the amount of screen time I had used over the past week. Well, surprised would be an understatement. I was astonished.The new screen time feature in IOS 12 gives a breakdown of iPhone usage over the past week period with the amount of time s...

Enough is enough with Ilhan Omar’s comments

Ashley Hawn

April 26, 2019

When you think you’ve heard and seen it all from Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar think again. Omar has been receiving much criticism over the past months for her anti-Semitic comments such as claiming Israel had “hypnotized the world” into ignoring its treatment of Palestinians.Omar did not u...

Group assignments, hit or miss?

Group assignments, hit or miss?

Destiny Nadeau

April 24, 2019

I’ve been pursuing higher education for a while now, so it’s safe to say that I’ve had my fair share of group assignments throughout my time at community college and university. And without a doubt, I can safely say they should be struck from the syllabus and never brought up in a ...

Boeing’s double trouble in the making

Boeing’s double trouble in the making

Benjamin Verheiden

April 22, 2019

While Boeing has already suffered catastrophic damage from the 737 MAX investigations and crashes, there is another soon-to-be-coming plane upgrade in Boeing’s pipeline that is also taking a huge gamble with a potentially catastrophic downside should it go wrong at the wrong time: the 777X. Wh...

The results of the Mueller investigation

The results of the Mueller investigation

Ashley Hawn

April 17, 2019

Robert Mueller’s 22-month investigation into President Donald Trump allegedly colluding with the Russian government in the 2016 presidential election has finally come to a close.Mueller’s investigation “did not find that the Trump campaign, or anyone associated with it, conspired or coordi...

The life of CSUN’s Dance Team captain

The life of CSUN’s Dance Team captain

Sean Hanafi

April 16, 2019

Alexis Rose Harrington's first memory of dance is coming up with routines to Destiny’s Child and Beyonce when she was little. Now, at 22, Harrington is the captain of the CSUN Dance Team.Her mother, a role model in many aspects, was a tap dancer. Ironically, tap dancing was one of the most chal...

Satire: How to “just get along”

Satire: How to “just get along”

Sarah Hofstedt

April 10, 2019

For the most part, you’re a nice person, right? You hold doors open, you don’t cut in line and you smile awkwardly when you make eye contact with strangers. But sometimes, certain personalities can test the patience of even the thickest, syrupy sweetest people. We all have at least one pe...

Cardi B needs to be held accountable

Cardi B needs to be held accountable

Destiny Nadeau

April 9, 2019

I saw a post the other day comparing Cardi B to Malcolm X. To summarize, the author of the Instagram post commented on the fact that Cardi B was only doing what she needed to do to survive. She drugged and robbed men to achieve her dreams in an attempt to remove herself from a negative sphere.There are a few...

Hey, stop saying the ‘N-word’

Hey, stop saying the ‘N-word’

Destiny Nadeau

April 5, 2019

A white girl I used to work with came up to the host stand and started telling me a story about a man who lived in her building. She was recounting the details and at some point made it a point to comment about how he was with two young white girls and he was “black.”But, I need to come b...

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