Tag: students

A less than convenient fee

Of all the unnecessary charges I’ve incurred during my time at Cal State Long Beach, none have compared to one I paid last semester during the application process for graduation. It was then that my heart sank, as I realized the university imposes a mandatory fee of $45 just to[Read More…]

Sicker than fiction

Let me start off by saying, unless you’re running a high temperature or you just lost a finger in woodshop — there’s no way in hell Student Health Services will write you a note to get out of class, no matter how sick you feel. In the midst of one[Read More…]

Arming teachers misses the mark

Since the Feb. 14 shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, both sides of the aisle have dug into their respective corners, calling for legislative changes. The national conversation has trotted out the usual talking points: mental health, various bans on various weapons and violent video[Read More…]

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