Take me out


Los Angeles boasts tons of hidden attractions, so it’s no wonder that, on Valentine’s Day, tons of couples will venture into the city for their amorous celebrations. That means you have plenty of opportunities to sweep a new crush off their feet or share a special evening with that certain someone. This year, take your […]

Is military withdrawal from Afghanistan the right choice?


Removing more than half of America’s troops from Afghanistan will allow the government to focus on other matters. Tuesday night, in his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama announced the withdrawal of 34,000 American troops from Afghanistan. Though the decision comes with concerns, drawing down the number of American troops in Afghanistan is […]

Both USG presidential tickets cited for violating elections code


EXCLUSIVE: After deliberations that began at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and concluded around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Undergraduate Student Government Elections Commission determined both presidential tickets had committed violations of the elections code. Matt Arkfeld and Alex Cascante were cited for not using the “Vote On” logo on their campaign shirts, the Elections and Recruitment Committee […]

US needs energy sources closer to home


A year after President Barack Obama rejected the original construction permit for the Keystone XL oil pipeline, the proposed project has once again become a popular discussion topic among policymakers. Critics of Keystone have been outspoken about the potential environmental risks the pipeline could pose, but these objections have largely drowned out those extolling the […]