Opinion Archives November 2019

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As the fall semester comes to a close, students at the University of Southern California (USC) have their mind on more than holiday breaks: they are instead thinking about the nine students that passed away during recent months. For such a relevant topic to college students, mental health co…

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Every time it happens we wonder, “why do innocent people keep dying?” Maybe instead, we need to be reminding each other that gun violence has to end, and actually take proactive steps to prevent more members of our communities from being murdered.

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While juggling the demands of classes, co-curricular activities and a social life, it can seem like there’s barely time to think, let alone take care of yourself. However, it’s important to prioritize your emotional and physical health in the whirlwind of college activities.

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With recent news that the Supreme Court may side 5-4 with the Trump administration on ending the DACA program and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returning to the court Friday following a stomach bug at age 86, many are wondering if the judges on our highest court need term limits. Asst. Opinion…

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My mom doesn’t like cats; I do. My friend prefers art classes; I prefer sociology classes. My sister enjoys one TV show; I enjoy another. None of these things will impede my relationships with any of these people, because there is room for differing opinions. In fact, diverse opinions should…

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While some might assume that international films lauded by the Academy represent a true variety of cultures from the global film industry, the actual rules set by the Academy for those films are very exclusionary.

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If you’ve recently stopped by the Lion’s Den, LMU’s student-run coffee shop, you may have spotted an addition to the menu: oat milk. As the demand for non-dairy products has drastically increased in recent years, the Den is one of many establishments accommodating to the public's desire and …

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Recently, a lot of internet companies have come under legal scrutiny. Twitter just banned political advertising in October, and in the same month, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified to Congress about Facebook creating its own cryptocurrency. 

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