Opinion

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

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,...

Non-traditional warriors

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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...

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,...

No link between depression and birth control

Women have various options to choose from when it comes to birth control, so they must take into account possible side effects when deciding which medicine...

Letter to the Editor

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

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 gap than four year colleges. Roughly...

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 after coming all the way...

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...

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...

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 in our lives. As a...

How I pissed off my professor

As college students, we are have very strange relationships with our professors. There are some professors that we love and consider our best friends,...

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...

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...

Brain Cells

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

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, neurofibrillary tangles, progressive loss of...

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...

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 do we make that someone...

An Obituary to Asma Jahangir

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

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,...