The Runner

Don’t toss the Electoral College, we still need it

By Rylee Smith, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I hate to betray the views I held when I was a senior in high school debating in my AP Government class, but it’s time to face the truth. Abolishing the Electoral College is a bad idea. On March 18, Sen. Elizabeth Warren...

Co-sleeping with your baby is a safe option when done right

By Bliss Streeks, Opinions Writer

April 1, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Waking up and realizing that your baby is not moving is one of the most terrifying thoughts that any parent can have. Imagine the joy and excitement that their babies bring to their family. Babies mean the world to their parents. Yet...

Time to move in Runners: off-campus dorms should be built

The Runner Editoral Board

March 27, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As students of CSU Bakersfield, we want to express our disappointment that President Lynnette Zelezny opposed the proposal to construct off campus student dorms across the street from the university. I We believe that ...

Copyright is not a fun game to play

By Dezhanea Hill, Opinions Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion

If you play video games, or you know what a video game is, you’ve probably heard of Fortnite. You might have seen the famous “Fortnite dances” that the characters do. With such popularity, the creators of the game also have...

Gender stereotyping is a thing of the past

By Jessica Manzo, Opinions Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Girls are taught at a young age to dress a certain way and not to worry about work because most likely they will find a man who will take care of them. Women are supposed to cook, clean, and take care of the kids. I mean really...

The First-Year Experience course has some growing up to do

By Allie Page, Opinions Writer

March 20, 2019

Filed under Opinion

CSU Bakersfield’s First-Year Experience seminar is in need of change. Since it adds to the already large load of general education classes that students must take, faculty should consider making some adjustments to the course...

We’ve made up our minds: freshest spring makeup looks

By Bliss Streeks, Opinions Writer

March 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

There are many reasons we wear makeup. One scientific journal states that, “Attractive students tend to earn higher grades in school, and attractive employees earn more money over the course of their careers.” In this day...

Stop calling me a millennial

By Rylee Smith, Opinions Editor

March 13, 2019

Filed under Opinion

It’s time for a quiz. 1.Were you born between 1996 and 2010? 2. Is using technology as natural to you as drinking water? 3. Do you gravitate towards practical choices and career paths? If you said yes, then congratulations....

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