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Millennials and hooking up: Raunchy and risky or just sexually liberated? By Raquelle Miller, Emily Adad & Jocelyn Lopez The millennials are a generation of change, reinventing our lives through the scope of social media. Social media has in turn made an impact on just about every aspect of our lives, including dating. The dating… View Article

Done with the B.S.

By Sean Roney Commencement marks the pivotal next step in the journey of many students, and the momentous day for many Otters is about to take place on May 21. Graduates are divided into two commencement ceremonies this year, depending on which college their major falls within. All attendees are advised to check when their… View Article

$upporting $cholars

By Nicholas Johnson The Guardian Scholars, a support program, helps spread awareness about foster youth at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB). ”A lot of the stats on foster youth are negative, but we want to promote the positive side because people see the foster youth and they want to pity them, but we are… View Article

Spring 2016 Capstone Festival

From May 18 to May 20, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) welcomes the Capstone Festival whereby graduating students and master’s students showcase their work whilst representing their respective departments. From oral poetry, film, oral presentations, oral histories, works of art, photography, research presentations, tabletop exhibits and live performances – all Capstones demonstrate what CSUMB… View Article

On the road again, and again… and again

Around 54 percent or 3,780 students live off campus and commute several times a week from the area counties: San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey. With them, teachers, administrators and staff hit the road daily burning gas and polluting the air while adding inches to their waits in hours of sedentary motion. What to do?… View Article

Does Social Media make or break Athletes?

By Katie Kishi Social media has such a powerful impact that student ­athletes are required to obey policies regarding their use of it. Platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat give student­ athletes opportunities to showcase themselves, but also have the potential to hurt their reputations. California State University, Monterey Bay’s (CSUMB) Student­ Athlete… View Article

Coachella and the New California Music Scene

Is Coachella the new Sunset Strip or Haight & Ashbury? By Janine Brown Today, as we wonder where the future music “it” scene is currently at, perhaps that road leads us to Empire Polo Club in Indio, CA. where Coachella has began its reign as the hottest spot to experience new and live music. For… View Article

Falling in Love with Heartbreak

By Christopher Siders Remember those innocent days as a kid? When you had a crush on someone and you just simply slide a note across the classroom? Or pass them a note on the schoolyard? You get butterflies inside your stomach until they undoubtedly break your heart and use the pieces to build a trampoline… View Article

Otter Realm Production

By Mary Cabriales, Patricia Martinez, Casey Aubert, and Sierra Santusuosso.
Otters celebrate and learn about the history and significance of the Holi Festival.

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