By Erika Aguilar |Staff Writer| After the election, twelve of the seventeen propositions were approved by voters; the other five that failed to do so will have an impact on Californians. Prop. 51 allows California to borrow $9 billion to improve overall education. "I think it's great because money has been taken away from school over the years and it's obvious it has had an affect on this generation," said student Breanne Downey. Prop. 52 guarantees funding for Medi-Cal to help low-income families. "It's great that this prop passed because it helps pay for health care services for children, low income families and seniors who pay for their medical expenses," said student … [Read more...] about California Props; Did we get them right?
By Jorge Campos |Staff Writer| Larry Sharp, former Vice President of Advancement at CSUSB, died on Monday Feb. 16. For 27 years, Sharp ran the largest credit union in the region as president and CEO of Arrowhead Credit Union. After a seven year long battle with colon cancer, Sharp died at Loma Linda University medical center, according to Inland News Today. Sharp was a respected businessman, community leader, and philanthropist. At 23, he began his credit union career as the general manager of Solar Federal Credit Union. After 14 successful years, Sharp took control of the San Diego Navy Credit Union, until joining Arrowhead Credit Union, according to legacy.com. As … [Read more...] about Former CSUSB vice-president dies
By Ariana Cano |Staff Writer| Social media should not be limited to sharing personal quips, it should be used for creating useful and informational content. We all have different reasons for why we use social media. Expanding how you use social media can help increase public awareness on different topics others may not be as aware. You may want to post a selfie at Starbucks or tweet that you are bored at school, but also consider sharing relevant information with your followers. Many organizations are currently taking advantage of these social media outlets to connect with customers and employees. One way to connect is by using hashtags. Hashtags are an effective and … [Read more...] about Don’t get lost socializing, share facts