Opinion

Discover the opinions expressed by CSUMB students and our local readers.

How the basketball court in Promontory is slowly killing me

Before transferring here this fall, I was feverishly waiting for confirmation that I’d stay in Promontory. With the promise of my own room, private...

The best foods for the best time of year

The fall season is a favorite time of year for many. People love the cooler weather, the fashion (who doesn’t love a cozy sweater?),...

Monte’s fed a vegetarian meat

On Wednesday, Oct. 3, I went into Monte’s to have a late lunch. Since the change in catering companies from Sodexo to A’viands, many,...

Adopting a pet in college

Moving to college can be a difficult time, especially if you suddenly find yourself without all of your furry friends. Going from having animals...

Meditation, and how it changed my brain

Anxiety. We all know the feeling, we’ve all been in the mindset. We’ve all heard of pills and therapy as solutions, and those of...

New Lime scooters take CSUMB by storm

Sept. 29 was a pretty average Saturday on California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) campus, that is, except for one seemingly small change that...

The effects of THC on the body

Despite how heated the issue is, few have turned to look at the effects such a substance has on the body. The information I...

The importance of self-control online

A few years ago, Justine Sacco, a young corporate communications director, was making her way from New York to South Africa. During her travels,...

Off-Roading in Big Sur

With the pace of school and work beginning to gain momentum, it becomes difficult to find local things to do that don’t involve a...

Use of SIMOA and Amyloid

Through the use of amyloid beta testing on cerebrospinal fluid and positron emission tomography, researchers have been able to accurately identify the amyloid pathology...

Parking problems for Area Two residents

As first-year students continue to settle into their new living spaces here at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), an increasing number of students...

From Fort Ord to Campus Town

By now, many California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) residents have read about the demolition of various structures from Fort Ord to make way...

Verve about Verve

When it was announced that Verve would be replacing Peet’s in the Library Cafe of California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), The Lutrinae and...

What does America believe about global warming?

What do Americans think about global warming? That is one question research scientists Jennifer Marlon, Peter Howe, Matto Mildenberger, and Anthony Leiserowitz at Yale...

Students on Executive Order 1100

Many people are still unaware of what Executive Order (EO) 1100 is and what that means for the students here at California State University,...

What is Psychosis?

There is a great deal of misinformation about psychosis. And for those suffering through this,  being confronted with such stereotypes may create a feeling...

Class schedule issues

“So basically what it comes down to—If I don’t get into this class I will have to stay another semester at California State University,...

Struggles of being vegan at CSUMB

Going vegan has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. It has opened my eyes to the cruelty that goes on...

Testing stress

This is it, we’re wrapping up the Spring 2018 semester! Congratulate yourself for making it this far! This is a difficult time during the...

National Park Week is better than Shark Week

The parks service is celebrating National Park Week next week between April 21-29, which made me think of another week we celebrate every year,...