Opinion

Opinion: Cities should not ban plastic bags

Opinion: Cities should not ban plastic bags

Due to many recent environmental health movements against plastics, many people believe plastic bags are detrimental to the planet's health. Increased awareness of plastic's harm to the world has led to an increased usage of cotton and paper bags. However, the...

L.A. protest group promotes the BLM movement

L.A. protest group promotes the BLM movement

Every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. in Los Angeles on the corner of Victory Boulevard and Canoga Avenue near the Orange Line station, a group meets to promote a message of love and unity.  Six months ago, Samson Tupuola and Emily Alvarado decided to start the group Orange...

Controversial statues remain at Pierce College

Controversial statues remain at Pierce College

Since the widespread protests that erupted from the killing of George Floyd, statues across the country were torn down as a rise against racism.  Now, many in the campus community are looking more closely at a historical landmark installed at Pierce College in 1988. ...

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Opinion: Five ways youth can get involved in politics

Whenever politics is brought up in a conversation, it’s always a “grown-up” thing. Something that only adults talk about, something that is too controversial and confusing to understand. For this reason, so many kids stray away from educating themselves about it or...

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Column: Higher education during COVID-19

Every day feels like the last and I can no longer keep track of time. The coronavirus pandemic has taken over all facets of my life: social, political, and academic. All my conversations have simmered down to “how is the pandemic treating you?” And my only human...