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Do the rich pay their fair share?

Ronald Slater, Contributor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Letters, Opinion

  The top 1 percent earn $500,000 or more — a great income. Most people only get to that level after many years of hard work, and quite possibly the accumulation of serious debt to fund their education and build...

Letter to the Editor

Luis Higinio, Contributor

March 30, 2016

Filed under Letters, Opinion

  For the past few weeks, demonstrators at CSUSM, protesting on behalf of diversity and in response to the sudden departure of former Diversity Chair, Arturo Ocampo, have been chanting: “Ain’t no power like ...

Letter to the Editor: “We don’t want to strike, but we will”: Why Your Professors Are Ready to Strike

Darel Engen, PhD, Associate Professor, History Department

February 23, 2016

Filed under Letters, Opinion

The faculty of the CSU, including Cal State San Marcos, plan to go on strike for five days on April 13-­15 and 18-­19 if we not obtain a 5% raise by that time. We don’t want to go on strike, but we will, and here’s why. Faculty...

Letter to the Editor: Why I’m thankful for Beyonce

November 20, 2014

Filed under Letters, Opinion

By Katia Brunson  Opinion Assistant  Her vocal chops are inspirational. Her passionate and poetic lyrics move you with themes about feminism, motherhood, sexuality, relationships and expressing your inner badass. S...

Letter to the Editor: Thanksgiving fosters gratitude

November 20, 2014

Filed under Letters, Opinion

By Anna Maria Petrov Staff Writer  Thanksgiving brings forth a feeling of joy and anticipation. This holiday has the potential to bring people together with each other and their families. During the holidays, people tend to feel...

Thanksgiving Poem

November 20, 2014

Filed under Letters, Opinion

By Gloria Magallanes Senior Staff Writer  In the morning I open my eyes, inhale and say thank you God. Then my feet touch the ground and I walk forth. Keeping my balance, On the narrow path I've chosen. Ev...

Letter to the Editor: Questioning diversity at CSUSM

October 25, 2014

Filed under Letters, Opinion

By USCC Contributor  Dear CSUSM, As United Students of Color Coalition, we are taking the initiative to communicate the vision we have for CSUSM in hopes of helping our campus live up to its core values, mission and...

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