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Letters to the Editor: ASCLUG Presidential Candidate Thomas Singelyn

February 26, 2019

Most of us picked California Lutheran University for its size, attention to student needs and the family-like relationships we are able to form. On the surface, Cal Lutheran seems to meet all of these requirements; an undergradu...

Cal Lutheran Needs Residence Hall Compost Bins

February 26, 2019

Composting organic trash is a simple and easy concept that we do not do often enough as a society. Putting organic trash in landfills produces methane, which contributes to global warming. So why do we continue this cycle when...

Functional Fashion: What Women Want From their Clothing

February 26, 2019

At the 2017 Met Gala, Priyanka Chopra wore a trench coat-style dress with an extensively long train that took two helpers and a bus to transport all the fabric to the venue. The Ralph Lauren gown converted into a mini dress so...

Spread the Word: Mental Illness is OK

February 19, 2019

There is a trend right now in pop culture for celebrities to be more open about mental illness and their experiences with depression and anxiety disorders. While it is definitely positive to see representation from public figure...

Netflix Says We Should Talk About Sex, Baby

February 19, 2019

With 40 million views in its first month, it’s no wonder that Netflix announced that “Sex Education” will have a second season. “It’s one of the funniest things I’ve seen in a long time,” California Lutheran Un...

First-Years Need to Learn Actual Life Skills

February 19, 2019

Students pursue higher education to learn new skills, grow as individuals and receive a degree that will get them their dream jobs. However, many students do not know certain life skills that would benefit them in college and f...

Hate Won’t Go Away

February 12, 2019

Early in the morning Feb. 11, Thousand Oaks community members, high school students and California Lutheran University students and staff stood together in an act of peaceful protest against members of the Westboro Baptist Churc...

Health Services Not Accessible Enough

February 12, 2019

As a student living away from home, dealing with health issues can be overwhelmingly unsettling and frustrating. However, resources such as California Lutheran University’s Health Services helps ease this tension. According to Cal Lut...

Kingsmen Basketball Holds Onto Postseason Hopes

February 10, 2019

After losing a heartbreaking loss to Occidental Feb. 2, the Kingsmen basketball team came back with an 89-53 victory against the University of La Verne Leopards Wednesday, Feb. 6 to keep them in the postseason conversation. The K...

Spooks, Scares and Screams: Annual Student Union Haunted House

October 24, 2018

Two California Lutheran University juniors, five haunted hallways, eight horror actors and one Student Union brought the spirit of Halloween to campus Oct. 23 at the annual “Nightmare on Olsen Street” Haunted House. Juniors...

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