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Male privilege is becoming more obvious

Male privilege is becoming more obvious

State Hornet Staff

May 13, 2014

People like to throw around the word “privilege” in regards to race and status, but many ignore the blatant male privilege happening every day. Privilege is when a group of people, not an individual, receives conscious or unconscious benefits based purely on a demographic trait or characteristic...

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

Gray Area – Facebook fails to acknowledge rape jokes as hate speech

State Hornet Staff

April 9, 2014

We’ve all indulged in a little internet surfing to laugh at ridiculous memes, but when certain pictures surface cracking jokes about suicide, domestic violence and rape, there needs to be some regulation. Out of all social media sites, Facebook is probably best known for having these types of images, pos...

Upskirting must be viewed as an issue of privacy and sexual harassment

Upskirting must be viewed as an issue of privacy and sexual harassment

State Hornet Staff

April 1, 2014

Many women feel defeated the moment privacy is questioned, with regard to their own bodies. So when a court ruling excused a man who routinely took pictures up women’s skirts, people have to wonder how low society will stoop. Earlier in March, Massachusetts court set a precedent that taking photos up ...

National Condom Week raises sexual health awareness on campus

National Condom Week raises sexual health awareness on campus

Natalie Gray

February 13, 2013

The week of Feb. 14 is not just a profit jackpot for greeting card companies and florists, but a time to recognize the importance of condoms.National Condom Week aims to raise awareness about sexually transmitted diseases and unplanned pregnancy.“I fully support National Condom Week,” said junior public ...

GRAY AREA: Alumni Association Worth the Money

Natalie Gray

April 10, 2012

There has to be a benefit to dedicating four or more years to rigorous college courses and endless hours of homework aside from getting a degree. That’s where the Alumni Center comes in. An alumni center in general is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a center … for alumni. Wonderful, but there has ...

GRAY AREA: Grads who return home not lazy

GRAY AREA: Grads who return home not lazy

Natalie Gray

April 3, 2012

Before ever getting to college, we all thought the same thing - I just want to get out of my parents house. Don’t deny it. Living with mom and dad wasn’t exactly the riveting social life you dreamed about pre-college. But now you’re independent, living alone or with roommates and soaking up your won...

GRAY AREA: College should be a place to share religion freely.

Natalie Gray

March 7, 2012

Part of the college experience is finding and creating oneself, adapting to new cultures and exploring different beliefs. This experience should not include students being badgered for their chosen faith and world views. Los Angeles City College art student Jonathan Lopez’s public speaking professor ...

Students need more than a good resume when job seeking.

Natalie Gray

February 22, 2012

You didn’t get the job. After hours of prepping your resume, picking the perfect outfit, researching the position and whitening the hell out of your teeth, you still didn’t get the job. Having previous work experience, education, good work ethic and a happy demeanor should be an ace in the ...