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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?

A drawing of three students, and there is a error sign in the middle

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

an airplane getting fixed at a factory

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

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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

A Female CSUn student in white dancing team jersey

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”

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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

a Latino lady with blonde hair sitting a boat with sunglasses on her face.

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’

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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...

The problem with Boeing and the 737

A Southwest aircraft

Benjamin Verheiden

April 4, 2019

Boeing and the 737 have been making international news headlines after two eerily similar crashes of the newest MAX variant in just five months. The first was in Indonesia in October 2018, and the second and latest was in Ethiopia just a few weeks ago on March 10. Between March 10 and 13, the entire wo...

Cosplay: The new front-line on sexual objectification

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Benjamin Verheiden

April 3, 2019

Cosplay is where you dress up as your favorite characters (even ones you happen to create) and has been my main hobby for years. However, as the hobby has become more mainstream, it has increasingly turned into a screen accuracy and popularity contest. This has put unnecessary and dangerous pressure on...

Satire: A few sure ways to secure a job after graduating university

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Sarah Hofstedt

April 3, 2019

There are loads of ways to make a lasting impression on a hiring manager, and they vary among industries. To save space, I will focus on the power of interpersonal interaction.THE HANDSHAKEHave a firm grip. A gentle caress of the hand weirds people out and makes you look like a wannabe southern belle...

We need to start giving white people the recognition they deserve

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Destiny Nadeau

March 27, 2019

Look, I’m the first person to speak up for black men and black women. I believe we have a space in the world that we deserve to take up without apology or permission. From slavery to overt sexual objectification, systemic oppression and institutionalized slavery, the black community and descendants of...

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