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Staff Editorial: Information is power

October 20, 2015

Staff Editorial   The digital age has fostered the rise of a new form of currency. Information is power, and all students deserve to have reasonable access to information. When the gatekeepers of that information are...

STAFF EDITORIAL: Guns shouldn’t be our legacy

October 14, 2015

There comes a point in a progressive, civilized society where you must collectively decide what is of paramount value to that society. What, as a whole, is most important about the legacy of that society is left to the annals...

Hold graduation in the Icardo Center

May 28, 2015

 The Runner Staff Graduates spend years working toward the ultimate goal of attaining a degree from CSU Bakersfield. Graduation is the culmination of countless hours of sweat, stress, and work – only to be rewarded by a...

Elects should continue outreach to students

May 21, 2015

CSU Bakersfield held ASI elections on May 13 and 14. The big winners of the day were Mike Kwon and Jennifer Sanchez; Kwon was elected as the next ASI president while Sanchez won the executive vice president position. Nevertheless,...

The Runner endorses Kwon and Sanchez for ASI Pres, EVP

the Editorial Board

May 13, 2015

When CSU Bakersfield emails its students an online ballot for the Associated Students Incorporated elections on Wednesday and Thursday, students will be able to vote for 28 of their peers across 16 positions within our student...

ASI’s secret minutes hinder honest reporting

May 6, 2015

As journalists, it is our obligation to our sources, our audience and our professional ethics to both accurately and thoroughly report news as it happens. It would follow, then, that our sources, in the interest of facilitating...

Reach a deal with campus staff

April 29, 2015

Regardless of one’s feelings toward unionization and collective bargaining, the stories told in the California Faculty Association’s third Race to the Bottom publication cannot be characterized as anything but saddening. In...

Editorial: CSUB takes initiative during water drought

April 24, 2015

As any number of CSU Bakersfield students could attest, the university is often slow in making decisions. From eventually deciding to switch from a quarter-to-semester system (CSUB is one of six schools in the system still operating...

Five issues to keep an eye on this quarter

April 16, 2015

By The Runner Staff For many students, faculty and staff, the beginning of Spring quarter signals the final 10-week stretch of classes separating them from summer vacation and, in the case of some students, graduation. Spring...

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