By Geraldine Carrillo |Staff Writer| "There is going to be a fight today after school on Walnut St.," was a post on Facebook from one of my friends during my sophomore year of high school. Soon after this post, other students then replied with the location and time of the fight on social media to create an audience for that fight as an amusement to go watch. This made safety patrols aware, which led to a raid by police. Keeping an eye on social media has been a good way to prevent hate crimes throughout the new digital era. But the extent to which it has been utilized is ridiculous compared to the hike in the number of committed crimes. Hate crime is a crime motivated by … [Read more...] about Social media leads to hate crimes
By Geraldine Carrillo |Staff writer| As I am arriving at the parking lot I consider myself a fisherman, ready to catch the next student heading to his/her car for a parking spot. Circles and circles, I am waiting for that one fish that will generously catch the bait I have been holding in my fishing rod for such a long time now. I’m 15 minutes late to class, frustrated and annoyed I look at my mirror and after 40 minutes of fishing I finally see a fish that is coming my way! At last! When driving in CSUSB parking lots, do you ever ask yourself, why are we as a student body, paying for something so expensive like parking permits when it takes me so long to park? “The cost for … [Read more...] about Are Parking Permits at CSUSB too expensive?