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Should we have to pay for our cap and gowns?

The value of knowledge is priceless. Education on the other hand does have a price, and at times, a high one. In grade school the...

Powdered alcohol spells trouble

Drinking — “Everyone does it!” “Just try it!” “One drink won’t hurt!” Neither will two or maybe three. But once you go one drop...

CBU discrimination against transgender student

Being expelled from a university is serious business. Students can get expelled for academic dishonesty or failure to uphold a GPA above a 1.5....

How important is morality nowadays?

Woody Allen’s adoptive daughter, Dylan Farrow, recently published a column titled, “An Open Letter From Dylan Farrow.” The column has stirred up some controversy...

Can New Year’s resolutions actually be accomplished?

Every year decisions to improve ourselves begin at the stroke of midnight each New Year’s Day. Whether it’s to be more frugal, get in...

Loyola Marymount finds an abortion compromise

Recently, the Catholic institution Loyola Marymount University (LMU) decided to change its faculty’s health insurance by discontinuing financial coverage for elective abortions. Their decision...

Unpaid internships can provide an invaluable experience to interns

Unpaid internships are the smarter option when choosing between a paid and an unpaid internship. Essentially, the purpose of an internship is to obtain...

The United States should take action against Syria

People agree that violence usually doesn’t solve a problem. But what happens when talk is not enough to solve it? In some situations, a...

Jerry Brown Takes His Budget Proposal Back

In April 2013, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed a budget increase for the California State University and the University of California systems. According to the...

Supreme Court should reevaluate the decision to leave Proposition 8 on the backburner

The potential dismissal of Proposition 8 cannot be taken lightly since it affects everyone living in the state of California. It may seem that...