Category: Opinion

The Eagle may be a fit for you

People are always suggesting that students get involved with one of the many clubs on campus. This is sound and solid advice. However, sometimes it can be intimidating to join a club if you are not sure that you will 100 percent fit in with the existing members, or if you don’t think that you have the proper skill set to contribute to that club.

Whether we agree or not, we have rights

The American flag. To some, it’s nothing more than a scrap of cloth dyed in a particular fashion; to others, a representation of our country and its great accomplishments, struggles, and ability to overcome. In recent years, people have burned flags as a method of protest; it has leaped back into headlines due to President-elect Donald Trump’s tweet divulging his personal stance against flag burning. It reads, “Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!”

Minimum wage should stay minimum

Since 2009 when Barack Obama increased the federal minimum wage to $7.25/hour, there has been a rush across the board to raise minimum wages. States, such as California, have signed laws that will increase the minimum wage statewide to $15/hour.

Society controls the future, not the president

To say that this campaign has been a rough one would be an understatement. It’s been grueling, drawn out, and tiresome. But, here we are, we made it. By this time a president will have been announced and we will know who the next leader of our country will be.