COVID-19 School Shutdowns: Stories from Students at Cal State Long Beach

Across the country, colleges and universities are transitioning to online courses either for an extended period of time or for the rest of the semester due to COVID-19. With campus buildings closing, graduation ceremonies becoming postponed, and on-campus resources coming to a halt, students are dealing with displacement, unemployment, and canceled opportunities; for many, their […]

How the WNBA is Leading the Fight for Equality in Women’s Sports

Basketball is not just basketball–it’s “women’s basketball.” Soccer is not just soccer–it’s “women’s soccer.” It’s already frustrating enough that women’s sports come with a modifier, but this modifier carries a lot of power when determining athlete salaries. The Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) and the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) have had the most success […]

Safe and Legal Abortion Access Should Not Depend on Your Zip Code

Today the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments for June Medical Services v. Russo to analyze the unconstitutionality of Louisiana’s admitting privileges law. Since 2001, anti-abortion politicians have pushed nearly 450 restrictive laws through legislatures that range from outright bans to medically unnecessary regulations, and humiliating hoops to clinic shutdowns. The issue of states creating […]