Opinion

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

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...

The importance of Vocational Training

According to recent economic research it is believed that trade schools may prove more effective in closing United States income...

What is Psychosis?

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

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...

Letter from the Editor

Hello! My name is Ashley Orcutt and I am the editor in chief of The Lutrinae. I am excited...

Class schedule issues

“So basically what it comes down to—If I don’t get into this class I will have to stay another...

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...

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...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I believe that most Americans have been victims of bullying and/or some form of abuse at some time...

Antidepressant effects on neurogenesis

Recent studies have shown that neurogenesis continues into adulthood and that the central nervous system (CNS) has the capability...

A Japanese student’s perspective on studying abroad

Question: What has your experience been like at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB)? Answer: As for my first impression...

Arrests in Tunisia

Recent protests in Tunisia, resulting from tax increases and other government policies, have led to a clash between protesters...

The value of skepticism

In a world that is increasingly digital we come across a great deal of information within a short span...

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,...

Non-traditional warriors

This article contains content only available on our website. To continue reading from the print version, click here. “I saw...

The issue with Photoshop

There comes a time in every person’s life when the issue of self-image comes into play. Behind every selfie,...

An Obituary to Asma Jahangir

Pakistani activist and human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir passed away. Jahangir died at 66, due to cardiac arrest. She...

Valentine’s day Cliché

Valentine’s day—the one day a year that we are obligated to make our special someone feel special. And how...

Students on Executive Order 1100

Many people are still unaware of what Executive Order (EO) 1100 is and what that means for the students...

A rant on education and science

The capabilities of humanity do not stop here, it is the responsibility of our collective species to push the...