Is the Beach Legacy Referendum really self-explanatory? Who does this referendum benefit? The answer is obvious; it will mainly profit Cal State Long Beach athletes. However, whose pockets will this affect? The BLR will distress everyone currently enrolled or planning to enroll. How many are prepared to pay a fee[Read More…]
Letters to the Editor
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ASSA went wrong way with protest I am a student at Cal State Long Beach, and am half white (Irish) and half African American. I was appalled at what I saw on the front page of the Daily Forty-Niner on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Claiming that the California State University system[Read More…]
Marijuana prohibition has done little other than burden millions of otherwise law-abiding citizens with criminal records. The University of Michigan’s Monitoring the Future Study reports that lifetime use of marijuana is higher in the United States than any European country, yet America is one of the few Western countries that[Read More…]
For the last week, the mood has been somber and reflective in the Daily Forty-Niner newsroom. Editors and reporters have spent what should be minutes of productivity grieving, sharing and coping with what could be considered the devastation of Los Angeles’ culture – banning taco trucks. For those tripped up[Read More…]
In the Sept. 11 issue of the Daily Forty-Niner, Krystle Ralston’s column “Professors need to be more understanding”, I just have one problem with Ms. Ralston’s well-written article on the idea that college professors need to be more understanding of students’ needs – she is completely wrong. She puts forth[Read More…]