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The independent student news site of San Marcos, California

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Kayla Bailey

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Student Organization Fair presents variety of involvement opportunities

September 17, 2019

The biannual Student Organization Fair provides students an opportunity to get more involved on campus and to network for their potential careers. There are more than 100 student organizations...

Identity crisis with being multiracial

April 25, 2019

Being biracial or multiracial has become increasingly common now than it was a few decades ago. Now there’s a new issue that’s arising and it’s the identity crisis that comes with being multiracial....

Daylight saving time benefits everyone

March 25, 2019

Daylight saving time should be permanent due to the negative impact and effects the time transitions cause on people. There are many benefits to having more daylight later in the day than at earlier hours.   Do...

International Women’s Day promotes gender-balanced society

March 16, 2019

International Women’s Day isn’t being promoted as women gaining power over everyone else, it’s about promoting balance between all genders, including women.   According to the International...

Vaccinations have become a choice in our society

February 20, 2019

Vaccinations have been around for more than 100 years and have proven to eradicate certain diseases from resurfacing. However, the anti-vaccination movement has become more popular throughout the last...

Toxic masculinity is increasingly talked about in media and community circles.

The contemporary reality of toxic masculinity

February 8, 2019

The word “toxic masculinity” has resurfaced within the media and has caused students to talk about the negative impact it has had in our society. Toxic masculinity is a term that describes an idea...

Inclusivity spreads holiday cheer

Inclusivity spreads holiday cheer

December 7, 2018

With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s essential we talk about the importance of saying “Happy Holidays” to others. This is a matter of remaining inclusive, considerate and respectful to others...

The American flag flies high in front of the CSUSM campus.

Our veterans deserve appreciation

November 7, 2018

Veteran’s Day is celebrated Nov. 11 and is an official U.S. holiday that recognizes and honors those who have served in the military.   Veteran’s Day is held on the anniversary of the end...

Carved pumpkins for the Halloween spirit.

Bringing cultural sensitivity to Halloween

October 29, 2018

In the U.S., there is a constant battle between the freedom of expression and upholding sensitivity to cultures one is unfamiliar with.   Now that Halloween is around the corner, everyone should...

Freedom of speech entails civil discourse and respectability, not silencing and hatred.

Freedom of speech becomes restricted in today’s society

October 13, 2018

Freedom of speech is defined as “the right to express an opinion without any censorship in the process.” In the United States, we are granted this right by the first amendment of the Constitution....

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