By David Medrano |Staff Writer| Summer is just around the corner and to the majority of the students and staff of CSUSB it means the possibility for vacation travel. However it is important to remain vigilant for a possible terrorist attack against our public travel systems. As indicated by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), it is important to always be aware of our surroundings for anything suspicious. “We ask the traveling public to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the authorities,” stated TSA. According to a source to the The Sun, the Ontario Airport is expressing concern about the situation with bin Laden’s death and the possibility of … [Read more...] about Travellers: Be terror aware
Osama Bin Laden
By Steven Avila |Staff Writer| In the aftermath of Osama bin Laden’s death, the Obama administration has made the decision not to release bin Laden’s death photo. A more right decision could not have been made. In an interview with “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama said “It is important for us to make sure that very graphic photos of somebody who was shot in the head are not floating around as an incitement to additional violence.” This couldn’t be more true. There is already a deep-seated hatred for us Americans among bin Laden’s followers; there’s no purpose to give them something to be further angered about. There are of course those that think the opposite. The Sun … [Read more...] about Should Osama’s death photos be released? Cons
By Nic Gibbs |Staff Writer| Dusk was setting on the final night at Stage Coach 2011 and I stood listening to Carrie Underwood break into the timeless hymn “How Great Thou Art” when I got a text message that read, “Osama bin Laden is dead.” Soon I began hearing the chants, “USA! USA!” as the news was starting to spread. Rascal Flatt’s bassist, Jay DeMarcus, came onto the stage and announced to over 55,000 people that “that son of a **** Osama bin Laden is dead!” The crowd went wild. Shortly after President Barack Obama informed the nation about the death of one of FBI’s most wanted carried out by the hands of the U.S. military, American citizens began gathering in the … [Read more...] about Osama’s dead! USA! US…wait, what?