Campus spotlight: Time for a mental break

Campus spotlight: Time for a mental break

Joshua Eastman, Staff Reporter September 28, 2022

Fall semester has begun, the campus is bustling with life and you and your fellow students are enjoying life, until homework, anxiety and other pressures weigh on your shoulders and lead to stress and...

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Inflation grows 0.1% in August

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor September 16, 2022

The consumer price index, released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Sept. 13, revealed a 0.1 percentage point increase in inflation across all commodities in August. Despite the slight increase, inflation...

California To Become A Sanctuary For Transgender Youth

California To Become A Sanctuary For Transgender Youth

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor September 13, 2022

California may soon become a refuge state for transgender youth and their families that face prosecution or lack of access to gender affirming care. This is as a result of the advancement of SB 107,...

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The Labor Movement Is Facing A Critical Moment

Ruben Montoya, Opinion Editor September 9, 2022

With the recent successes of the Amazon Labor Union in Staten Island, New York, and Starbucks Workers United in stores throughout the country, labor unions are receiving more attention and support. Economic...

NARCAN Saves Lives

NARCAN Saves Lives

Delila Grubaugh, News Editor September 7, 2022

In March 2020, the commotion of the COVID-19 pandemic had many overlook a silent epidemic sweeping the nation. From March 2020 to March 2021, there were over 96,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States,...

Pictured above is Taemins teaser poster for his debut album Press It- The 1st Mini Album. Photo courtesy of SM Entertainment

SHINee’s Taemin and the Terms of Sexuality, Identity and Self-Forgiveness

Samantha Acevedo, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 31, 2022

In an industry that has remained largely conservative, K-pop star Lee Taemin has been a force to be reckoned with. Evidently, most K-pop groups have released songs revolving around love interests and story...

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Save Our Home Or Die Trying

Gabby Flores, Opinion Editor August 6, 2022

We need to talk about climate change and how it is beginning to take a toll on us here in southern California. For many, the topic of climate change can open up a debate on whether it is real or not. Unfortunately,...

Graphic by Andie Kalinowski.

The Detours to Success

Jonathan Flores August 3, 2022

It was a warm and breezy afternoon. The smell of freshly cut grass combined with the scent of Santa Barbara coastal water seeped through the whole campus. The trees whistled as the wind blew through the...

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Staff Picks: On A Desert Island With Your Band/Song

Staff July 21, 2022

The Growlers If I could only take one artist or group with me, it would probably be the Growlers. They are a rock group from Dana Point, California. They are the first band I ever saw live while in...

Graphic by Andie Kalinowski.

Is Selling Explicit Content Online Worth it?

Daniel Morroquin July 13, 2022

"In the olden days, this woman would’ve been tied to a stake and burned to death.” This soundbite has been trending on social media in recent weeks. It usually plays under a quick video of someone...

Henry Diltz presents a photographic slideshow at the Founders Hall on June 1

Looking Through The Lens of a Prolific Rock Photographer

Bryan Jimenez, News Editor July 4, 2022

Boasting a remarkable portfolio that includes immortalizing the Doors’ “Morrison Hotel” album cover and Jimi Hendrix’s rendition of the “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Henry Diltz has cemented...

At every sprint and every meet, including the Beach Opener on March 4, Ilias Garcia carries the mantle of the fastest community college runner in the world.

The Chosen One

Robbie Doctor June 30, 2022

What can you do in 10.16 seconds? Tie your shoes? For Ilias Garcia, that’s more than enough time to run 100 meters. Garcia ran a 10.16 earlier this year at the Cal State LA Invitational on February...

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