Tuesday, May 28, 2024


A Boba Worker Rant: How to Be a Bobablicious Customer

So, I’ve decided to bestow upon myself the responsibility of teaching all potential customers how to properly act at a boba establishment. After reading this guide, you will be able to walk confidently into a shop and make the workers talk about you behind your back with delightful positivity.

Florida’s Legalization of Medical Discrimination Dehumanizes the LGBTQ+ Community

While the right to freedom of speech is vital, it does not surpass the importance of granting any individual the opportunity to safely seek and receive necessary medical care.

Why the Economy Should Not Be the Only Focus When Talking About Immigration

With an increasing number of people wanting to immigrate to the U.S., the discussion of an immigrant's role in our country has grown. This discussion often focuses on the relationship between immigrants and the U.S. economy.

The Dodgers’ Pride Night Is Selling Out the LGBTQ+ Community

The Dodgers had a chance to stand strong in the face of hateful conservative pressure and fell flat on their face.

The U.S. Government’s Legislative Shortcomings Are To Blame for Murdered Missing Indigenous Women

The lack of governmental initiatives addressing these systemic issues can be attributed to the deep roots of colonialism in U.S. history, which makes this crisis difficult to fully eradicate — but there are rising grassroots efforts that help. The Murdered Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW) movement has been a strong advocate for legal action and recognition against gender-based violence towards Indigenous women.

The Whitewashing of Yoga: Exclusion and Commodification in America’s Wellness Culture

The Western wellness industry has adopted practices from indigenous communities and turned them into commodified, luxury goods.

Republicans Take Away the Rights of LGBTQ+ Americans in the Name of Christianity

In citing religion to censor the LGBTQ+ community, the Republican party is proving that they only care to uphold the Constitution when it advances their hateful values. 

Disney v Ron DeSantis: Why the Feud Should Make You Think Twice About Voting for DeSantis

As voters, it’s crucial for us to pay attention to the evidence Disney brings forward. If you haven’t already been convinced that DeSantis is unfit to be the president, this should do it. 

Cal State Long Beach Is a Threat to Puvungna

Puvungna cannot be utilized for its traditional, sacred purposes when CSULB consistently exploits their authority to take advantage of the site. They have consistently advanced their own agenda by overrunning Puvungna, which shows their disregard for the site and Native American culture. 

Five Reasons Why You Should Learn How to Drive in Irvine

How else will you almost run people over on Ring Road? Or nearly scrape another car at intersections? Or nearly smash the back of your car while backing up through seven different spaces, to snag that one parking spot at the very end of the road, without alerting any other drivers by, say, honking or turning your blinkers on?

The Importance of Funding Disability Services on UC Campuses

Disability Services across the UC system are currently understaffed and underfunded, creating a large backlog of issues that causes great harm to students with disabilities across UC campuses. There needs to be a wave of support from elected officials, community leaders and student activists to push for increased funding for disability support services across the UC system.

The K-pop Industry Must be Held Accountable for the Stars Gone Too Soon

The extreme stress that idols deal with throughout their careers is heavily documented, but often not addressed in earnest or scrutinized enough for its potential consequences on their health. You don’t have to look deep to see the environmental factors that contribute to mental health issues in the K-pop industry.




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