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Pro: cancelling classes is nothing personal, it’s just business

Denise White

October 27, 2015

As the new school semester began, students looked forward to getting the classes they needed to transfer to a four-year university. Unfortunately, it appeared that many major and general education classes had to be cancelled this semester, which a lot of students weren’t too pleased about. How are students supposed to get their degrees and move on to a university when comm...

Banning plastic bags for an efficient future

Abtin Mohammadi

November 18, 2014

One of the most recent environmental arguments in California relates to the signing of a statewide plastic bag ban in grocery stores that's drawn many challenges regarding its beneficial impacts and damages as well. According to the new law, plastic bags at grocery stores will no longer be available starting in July of next year and for everywhere else as of the following year. Als...

Employees’ actions reflect on their employers

Kenan Jackson

October 14, 2014

With the boom in social media and other types of technologies, employers now have access to employee’s personal information that they could not have had 20 years ago.Many employers make their employees sign code of conduct contracts that state they can be held responsible for any inappropriate actions that take place inside and outside the workplace. An employee is a repr...

Employees’ actions reflect on their employers

Kenan Jackson

October 14, 2014

With the boom in social media and other types of technologies, employers now have access to employee’s personal information that they could not have had 20 years ago.Many employers make their employees sign code of conduct contracts that state they can be held responsible for any inappropriate actions that take place inside and outside the workplace. An employee is a repr...

Employees’ actions reflect on their employers

Kenan Jackson

October 14, 2014

With the boom in social media and other types of technologies, employers now have access to employee’s personal information that they could not have had 20 years ago.Many employers make their employees sign code of conduct contracts that state they can be held responsible for any inappropriate actions that take place inside and outside the workplace. An employee is a repr...

Sharing is not just caring: How the Three Feet for Safety Act will help make roads safer for all

Torrey Spoerer

October 8, 2014

On Tuesday Sept. 16, a new state road law cited as the Three Feet for Safety Act, requiring motorists to give bicyclists a minimum 3-foot barrier of space at all times, officially went into effect and made California the 23rd state in the nation to uphold guidelines on measuring space distance when sharing the road. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa sponsored Assemblyman Ste...

Valuing our verbal democracy

Lydia Grijalva

September 16, 2014

Petition gatherers are a valued piece of campus life. They serve as the bridge between busy students and the laws that are being created while students are studying.When students get busy with class, it becomes easy for political issues to slip to the back burner. Petitioners serve to keep that from happening. A study at Yale confirmed that canvassing, or person to person voter ...

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