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To Protect and To Serve Whom, Exactly?

December 7, 2011 by


By: Hanna Yi   “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality, and justice.”   […]

Faculty and Students’ Budget Dispute: Shame on you, Chancellor!

November 28, 2011 by


By: SPH On Nov 17th, CSU faculty members and students got together at CSU Dominguez Hills to protest the school budget cuts. For those of you who weren’t aware, these budget cuts has resulted in omitted pay raises for teachers and increased tuition fees for students. On this day, not only did they protest at […]

Does Racism Still Exist in Today’s Society?

November 17, 2011 by


By: Taylor             I recently watched the movie “The Help” in theaters and was amazed at how moved I was by it. For those of you that have not had the chance to go see it, the movie is set in Mississippi in the decade of the 1960’s. It does a great job at showing how it […]

“Are There Male Feminists?”

November 14, 2011 by


By: Yann Esparron I was having dinner with my parents the other week, a simple dinner with no agenda, when my dad asked me how school and work were going. I started to tell him about all my classes, which are all Women’s Studies classes, and have a lot to do with my job. We […]

Targets of hate tabloid demand remedy for harassment allowed by the university

November 11, 2011 by


This post originally published here. Students at California State University San Marcos have filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, under Titles IX, VI and II of the Americans With Disabilities Act. The complaint seeks immediate injunctive and remedial action against California State University, San Marcos (CSUSM), with regard […]

No Vacancies: This Space has been Occupied!

November 1, 2011 by


By: K.B. It is exciting to finally see the Occupy Wall Street Movement catching the media’s attention. For weeks this severely, under publicized protest was going unrecognized by the general public. However, with much enthusiasm, I am happy to say that our mission is slowly starting to gain the validity and respect it deserves.

Don’t Call Me “Doll Face”

October 27, 2011 by


By: Michaella A year or so ago, I was in a meeting at work. As usual, I began to let my mind wander as my manager began his usual lecture on how we need to cut back on the number of napkins we hand out, and how we need to be on top of making […]