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The horrific reality of gun violence in 2018

Madison Parsley August 28, 2018

The United States has had 234 mass shooting in 2018 alone, according to the Gun Violence Archive, making Sunday’s Jacksonville, Florida shooting the most recent tragedy of gun violence this year.David...

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Solicitors on campus are a nuisance to students

Contributor February 2, 2016

- Allison Eilhardt, 19, is a CSUN communication major. We’ve all been there — you’re sitting on campus studying or maybe you’re walking to your next class when out of nowhere there’s a solicitor...

Illustration by Karina Garcia/Contributor

The fable of a college education

Jennifer Luxton September 3, 2014

This fall, more than 20 million new college students will be shipped off to their respective campuses for bright futures and fulfilling experiences, according to numbers from the Department of Education....

Illustration by Maricruz Meza/Visual Editor

Send planes, not people, to Iraq

Ryan Mancini August 28, 2014

From a distance, the more fresh disasters seen in Iraq would make any reasonable person’s jaw drop. Let’s acknowledge that the United States’ unspeakable actions in 2003 had inevitably led to...

Cosplay is never consent: don't harass your fellow fan

Cosplay is never consent: don’t harass your fellow fan

Jasmine Mochizuki May 8, 2014

For cosplayers, Halloween is not the only opportunity to don a costume in public without being a deviant… or so we thought. Cosplay, short for “costume play”, is often seen at conventions where...

Six kinds of people who abuse social media

Six kinds of people who abuse social media

Taylor Villescas February 5, 2014

Penny Pinterest: The Wedding Planner Why wait around for a man to get married? The best part is clearly the planning stage, and Penny’s got everything down to the napkin holders covered. She’s got...

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

‘Devious Maids’ is not televisions answer for Latinas in Hollywood

Michelle Dominguez September 9, 2013

I spent two years trying to be an actress. I know it’s not a huge amount of time, but it was a goal I set for myself. If I didn’t land a gig within that time frame, I’d move on and set my sights...

Prostitution should not be legalized

Fredy Tlatenchi November 27, 2012

Originally born 40 years ago in El Salvador, Amber, whose name has been changed at her request, has lived in the United States for the majority of her life. Petite and strawberry blonde, I first met...

Why Mitt Romney can’t handle simple math

Nathan McMahon October 9, 2012

Photo illustration by Gabriel Ivan Orendain-Necochea The running problem with the current ramblings of the Republican Party is that reality is only real when it fits their messed-up narrative. The...

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