Ridesharing Confessionals

Ridesharing Confessionals

By: Michael Garcia

Everyone uses or has heard of Lyft or Uber. It’s not surprising that ridesharing has become common among college students due to the ease of use for both drivers and riders. According to a report conducted by Benenson Strategy Group, there were more than 160,000 Uber drivers across the country in 2014. Of course, not every ride is a smooth one. The following are horror stories from both sides of these bad rides.

International Opinions of President Donald Trump

International Opinions of President Donald Trump

By: Matt Teel

Have you ever considered the outside opinion of American politics? What do people from around the world think of president Donald Trump?  To find out, we interviewed three international students at CSULB. Two out of the three subjects requested anonymity out of fear of not being able to obtain further legal documentation to stay in the U.S., and the third subject did not want to risk facing discrimination.  

Desert Rats' Take on Coachella

 Desert Rats' Take on Coachella

By: Paola Fernandez

About 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles sits the Coachella Valley. Blue mountains surround the 10 desert cities, and thousands of palm trees sway in the hot, dry breeze. Among the cities is Palm Springs, a tourist destination known for its modernist architecture and LGBT resorts. Several miles to the east, the city of Indio hosts the annual Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (or Coachella Fest). 

DIG GLOBALLY: Paris

DIG GLOBALLY: Paris

By: Oyinda Salako

Never in a million years did I actually believe I would be traveling to Paris, France. To be honest, Paris was never on my list of places I wanted to visit. The city of love, also known as the city of lights, always sounded so fairytale – so unattainable that I never even dreamed I would get there. But alas, I have returned from a weeklong clown fiesta in Paris. It was incredible.