By Jacob Strangis |Staff Writer| Will students in college be swayed to settle for a job that is practical or pursue the dream career they feel connected to? Will income, increasing societal pressures and an unpredictable job market make them change their career paths completely? “If you go living life by security, you’re not going to be happy,” said Chloe Coto, a student at Loma Linda University. “More than likely you’re not going to be impacting people, and accept fear as a motivator,” continued Coto. These are powerful words that will likely resonate with most students who truly do have a dream, but may possibly be torn between practicality and genuine desire. Some … [Read more...] about Dream Job or Stability?
By Pauline Fontanaud |Staff Writer| “All men are created equal” with the right to “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” This statement from the Declaration of Independence created the roots of the American Dream. But this concept was really made popular by James Truslow Adams in his book “Epic of America,” published in 1931. “That dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement,” stated Adams. But what is today’s definition of the American Dream according to students? “I define the American Dream as a dream that can be possible only if one applies themselves. It just … [Read more...] about Is the American Dream dead?
By Adrian Carlos |Staff Writer| Empty promises, frustration due to gift prices and anxiety can ruin what should be a wonderful Valentine's Day. Our campus has a wide variety of personalities, all of which are conscious of our financial situation as students. Not to worry gentlemen. I asked some of the ladies of CSUSB what their thoughts and expectations were on the holiday and they had plenty to say about their Valentine's Day expectations. What is the expected amount that a guy should spend on a date? Students like Hannah Beban and Jennifer Gomez agree that $50 to $100 should be enough to cover most of the cost for a nice Valentine's Day date. Thoughtful and … [Read more...] about Students reflect on their V-Day expectations
By Brenda Servin |Staff Writer| Servin asks, "What is your stance on gay marriage?" These are just some of the responses she got, not to lack of trying she did not get one negative comment on the topic. "They should be given the opportunity of equality because everyone's different, before it was about race and now it's gay marriage." Ivette Ordonez "I think gay marriage is OK, it doesn't bother me at all. I know it bugs some people because of their religion, but I don't think that should be a reason to ban it because in the constitution, it clearly states separation of church and state, so I really see the reason of us being against it." Tyler Eimen "Everybody has their own … [Read more...] about Over 25 students surveyed for their stance on gay marriage