Banning books: An undemocratic travesty

By Colin Rice April 24, 2019 0

Back in 380 BCE, Plato gave us the Allegory of the Cave, in which he discusses the effect of education, or lack thereof, on our nature. A better parallel could not be drawn regarding the…

Evil corporation ignores health risks for $$$

By Isabella Lujan May 22, 2019 0

For 40 years Monsanto (now bought out by Bayer) has confidently stated that their glyphosate-based weed killer, Roundup, is safe and effective. Recent lawsuits allege farmers who used the product regularly have been diagnosed with…

Let teens vote for themselves

By Xavier Beck May 16, 2019 0

A recent resolution to lower the voting age to 16 in LA school district elections has brought the question of denarian enfranchisement to our backyard: should 16 year olds be allowed to vote? (more…)

Terrorism, no matter the perpetrator or target, needs to be condemned immediately and vehemently on all fronts. No form of of this despicable act should be acceptable. It is then necessary to assess the attack…

MLB’s broken suspension policy

By Matthew Brown May 8, 2019 0

Major League Baseball has had its fair share of controversies over the years revolving around the use of steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. While some have unknowingly taken them due to ignorant doctor prescriptions,…

Vote yes to keep felons from voting

By Ryan Huynh May 8, 2019 0

The history of voting rights in the United States can be seen as something short of hypocritical. It is said in our founding document, the Declaration of Independence, that “all men are created equal”- but…

Magic airballs as Lakers president

By Aric Pun May 2, 2019 0

“I was happier when I wasn’t the president,” said Magic Johnson, who resigned as the Los Angeles Lakers’ president of basketball operations. He said wanted to go back to the simple life of being a…