Opinion

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

Antidepressant effects on neurogenesis

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

Brain Cells

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

The value of skepticism

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

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...

Letter from the Editor

Hello Otters, I hope everyone is enjoying their spring semester at California State University, Monterey Bay! I just want to...

Arrests in Tunisia

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

Letter to the Editor

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

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...

International WomXn’s Day

Let me begin by saying that I am not anti-Feminist, and I am not some crazy person who is trying...

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...

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...

An Obituary to Asma Jahangir

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

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,...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Letter from the Editor

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