Hip-hop is resistance against the inequalities in society

When I tell people that hip-hop can save the world, I am usually met with confused looks, blank stares or people rolling their eyes....

The difference between Afghanistan and Vietnam

Many have speculated that Afghanistan could become this generation’s Vietnam, but it appears the outcome of the  war in Afghanistan will be much different...

Lower the drinking age to 18

PRO by Domenick Booker-Pomata In my college experience, I have witnessed numerous accounts of underage drinking leading to trouble with authority.  Why must young adults be persecuted...

U.S. sexual education fails to inform its youth

It’s everywhere. On TV, billboards, phones, Ipods, computers and accessible through any technical device you can think of. We can read about it in...

Gender equality; a myth that needs to become a reality

  Don’t fool yourself. It’s still a man’s world. Yes, some of you might argue that the issue is tiring, boring and repetitive. But it must...

Smoking ban on campus will improve our quality of life

This is a response from Campuses Organized and United for Good Health (COUGH) Northridge to the opinion piece that was written by Joelle Katz...

My life in bondage

My whole life has felt like something was missing. I have never felt the happiness, feeling of belonging, and feeling of being where I was...

California budgets $1 billion more to prisons than higher education and...

Imagine a society that spends more money on keeping its prison system alive rather than educating their citizens. Imagine a society where you soon...

CSUN’s 4-Year graduation rate too low

CSUN is labeled as a “four-year-university,” yet the majority of their students take longer than the advertised time to graduate. According to College Navigator, CSUN’s...

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...

Psycotropic drugs like caffeine in coffee should not be regulated

America’s strict policy concerning psychotropic (mind altering) drugs has been raging since the 1980s when the “war on drugs” was declared. Substances such as...

Colorblind ideology; a new form of racism

Imagine yourself walking in your own neighborhood , alone and lost in your own thoughts. It is dark and you are returning home from...
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