We Support Starbucks Workers Union Efforts Courthouse Plaza Arlington (VA) December 2022. Via Ron Cogswell.

Opinion: Why you should join a labor union

Diego Fernandez, Staff Reporter May 26, 2023

In our society, corporate greed has caused rampant inflation, the average working class American is struggling to pay their bills and real wages have stagnated since the 1960s, all the while corporate...

Emma Chamberlain poses for her Rolling Stone shoot. Via Alana O’Herlihy/Rolling Stone.

Opinion: Emma Chamberlain’s Rolling Stone cover is well deserved

Brisa Gutierrez, Social Media Manager May 19, 2023

Emma Chamberlain has been crowned “Miss Internet” on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine for their second ever “Creator Issue” and it makes total sense. Critics who said she doesn't deserve the...

Food additives have been shown to have detrimental effects on the health of consumers. Photo courtesy Wikimedia commons.

Opinion: Food additives need stricter legislation

Jalyn Brooks, Staff Reporter May 12, 2023

Food additives – substances added to food that are not normally consumed as a food itself – have been used for centuries to improve preservation as well as the appearance. However, as increasingly...

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Opinion: You should be watching ‘Barry’

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief May 5, 2023

Rarely does any form of media masterfully intertwine drama, comedy and action with an impressive pacing and a balanced tone. HBO’s “Barry” does all the above and more, in the confines of 30-minute...

Opinion: The power and pitfalls of a video essay void

Opinion: The power and pitfalls of a video essay void

Ehvan Fennell and Adam Young April 28, 2023

Video essays have become increasingly popular in today's world and have had a significant influence on various aspects of society, particularly in the realm of media and communication. The average...

Joining the U.S. military is no longer an appealing career choice for the disaffected and non-patriotic Gen Z. Photo courtesy Pixabay

Opinion: Like toy soldiers we play

Delila Grubaugh, Features Editor April 21, 2023

In 1902, President Theodore Roosevelt said the United States should “speak softly and carry a big stick,” setting the tone for his foreign policy agenda and the birth of “big stick diplomacy.”...

Sports betting is here to stay, but California has stubbornly rejected its presence. Via Jonathan Cutrer/Flickr.

Opinion: Californians need to rethink sports betting

Alex Ruiz, Staff Reporter April 14, 2023

Although the viewing experience of sports is evolving, California is holding back the ability to bet on sports in the state. The golden state is progressive but has yet to make sports betting legal. Meanwhile,...

Esports titles such as League of Legends have vastly popular, yet are missing in the Olympics Esports series. Via Santtu Pajukanta/Gamerrable

Opinion: Why Olympic esports works for nobody

Alex Ruiz, Staff Reporter April 7, 2023

The best of the best, the strongest of the strong. Representing your country on the world stage is the magic of the Olympics. During the summer and winter games, the competition captivates the globe and...

Social media influencers have taken over gyms in search of their next viral moments. Photo courtesy Nenad Stojkovic/Flickr.

Opinion: #gymcreep sheds light on the problems with gym etiquette and online discourse

Jalyn Brooks, Staff Reporter March 31, 2023

With over 40 million views on TikTok, the viral hashtag #gymcreep has brought exposure to the rising problem of filming strangers for social media and the continuous issue of sexual harassment in the gym....

2019 UTLA strike in Little Tokyo. Via Mike Chickey/Wikimedia Commons

Opinion: Show them the money

Diego Fernandez, Staff Reporter March 24, 2023

On Tuesday, March 21, more than 35,000 teachers and other education workers for the Los Angeles Unified School District began their three-day strike. LAUSD, the second largest school district in the...

Protesting climate change (Via Enoch Leung/Flickr).

Opinion: Oil drilling in Alaska will kill us

Emily Fernandez, News Editor March 17, 2023

In January 2017 ConocoPhillips announced the Willow project which was estimated to produce 180,000 barrels of oil per day at its peak. On Monday, March 13, the Biden Administration approved the Willow...

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Opinion: You will never ‘BeReal’ on social media

Bryan Jimenez, Editor in Chief March 3, 2023

Unbeknownst to those old enough to witness the birth of humanity’s most important invention, the “technological Big Bang,” the internet would go on to redefine human communication in just a few short...

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