The Echo

Cal Lu: This Round’s On You

March 12, 2019

What I am here to do is tell you the story of a Saturday night that has become all too common in the college scene. I was at home in bed at 1 a.m. after a night out at The Tipsy Goat, when my phone started to buzz. It was a c...

Trevor Noah: Please Don’t Joke About War

March 12, 2019

In a recent episode of “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah,” Noah, the host, made a joke that a war between India and Pakistan would be “the most entertaining war of all time.” While Noah claims he meant it only as a joke...

Pay Your Interns: It’s More Than a Coffee Run

March 5, 2019

Internship experiences are nearly becoming a deal breaker when it comes to finding employment after college. How are students supposed to meet the typical requirements of an “entry level” job, requiring 1 to 3 years of prev...

Staff Editorial: Cal Lutheran Student Body Deserves Transparency

March 5, 2019

In March of last year, The Echo released an editorial calling for transparency in student government. It has unfortunately become a trend around elections time — and here we go again. Last week, our student body president, someo...

Letters to the Editor: ASCLUG Presidential Candidate Stephanie Figueroa

February 26, 2019

First off, I want students to know that I’m not running for the title of president or for the stipend. I have grown up with ASCLUG since my freshman year and I am running because I want to see it succeed. My main goals are to...

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...

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