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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 […]

Herman Nature – Herman Cain Has Issues with Women

November 28, 2011 by


By: Medicei   Most of my contact with Herman Cain has come from the coverage of his various recent accusations of sexual misconduct. Apparently he heard the saying that “any publicity is good publicity” and he took it as a challenge. Since October, at least 4 women have come forward claiming to have been sexually […]

No Vacancies: This Space Has Been Occupied, Part 2—Police Brutality

November 21, 2011 by


By: K.B. Now that the Occupy Movement is gaining momentum and the media has finally started to give the protestors the attention they deserve, we are seeing many videos and articles surface on the issues of police brutality and excessive force. I, for one, am outraged that the police force who are employed by the taxpayers […]

Disaster Date: Twilight Edition

November 21, 2011 by


By:  Merissa Manful Imagine your date dragging you across the parking lot, calling you a “silly girl” and throwing you in the car…is it love or abuse? In the Twilight saga, such behaviors are portrayed as “true love”. During the most recent “Gender Café,” (hosted by the Women’s Center) discussion, Professor Natalie Wilson, PhD discussed her […]

Hate Speech versus Free Speech

November 17, 2011 by


By: Julia Smith Should hate speech which specifically targets people be restricted or not? In a country that values the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, censorship of free speech is often commented on and debated about. Yet what most individuals don’t realize is that there already are several restrictions on speech.

The Girl Effect

November 7, 2011 by


By: Mer Most of us may never know the harsh reality of being born into poverty. However, for many young women around the world, this is a harsh reality. Take a look at this awesome non-profit organization by The Nike Foundation, called The Girl Effect. The Girl Effect is devoted to promoting empowerment of girls […]