Opinion

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

Adopting a pet in college

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

Use of SIMOA and Amyloid

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

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...

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...

Iranian Revolts 2017-2018

A small protest on December 28, 2017, due to prices in Mashhad, has now escalated into a nationwide revolution. Ranging from...

Letter from the Editor

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

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...

The value of skepticism

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

What is Psychosis?

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

Students on Executive Order 1100

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

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...

Brain Cells

Given the increasing life expectancy, the elderly population is growing. This makes understanding how the brain reacts to aging...

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...

Potential Alzheimer’s treatment through mice testing

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most common age degenerative neurological diseases. It is characterized by the presence of amyloid deposition,...

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...

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...

Letter to the Editor

Politics in this country has reached the point where I would be shocked if any candidate for the US...

Antidepressant effects on neurogenesis

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

Culture shock between Spaniards and Americans

When you think about Spain, what comes to your mind? Sun, beach, naps, wine, party? That’s a pretty common...

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...