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To conquer toxic masculinity start by holding other men accountable

During these times its nearly impossible to go on social media without seeing the polarizing commentary regarding political issues. The latest thing to divide the internet has been a controversial Gillette ad. In short, the ad asks men to do better, stop making excuses and hold each other accountable for our actions. While the message […]

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Equality is more complex than some may think

After the presidential inauguration in January 2017, nearly 500,000 people marched in Washington, D.C., and in many other cities around the world. Two years have passed and Americans are still marching. The Women’s March is a social movement of intersectional feminism, which includes people from all marginalized groups. Those who are a part of the […]

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Remember mass shootings; continue to push for reform

It has only been three weeks since the Nov. 8 shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks — the horrifying event where 15 people tragically died after an ex-Marine opened fire in a bar during a college-night event. As someone whose hometown is Thousand Oaks, I never thought the second-safest city in […]

Cullen’s Column: National Invitational Volleyball Championships

For fans who enjoyed California Baptist University volleyball’s 20-10 season and fourth-place conference finish, an encore is in store with the Lancers’ trip to the National Invitational Volleyball Championships. After sitting out the Western Athletic Conference tournament because of their transition to NCAA Division I, the Lancers earned a berth in the NIVC. The national […]

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Cullen’s Column: DI hoops set to entertain

Keep a close eye on the CBU Events Center during the coming basketball season. Aside from the publicized transition to Division I, both the Lancer men’s and women’s basketball seasons have many intriguing storylines. One look at the teams’ schedules is enough to excite local basketball fans as the Lancers challenge themselves with matchups against […]

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Men are allowed to have feelings

As the so-called “protectors” of women and children, men are consistently encouraged to hide their true feelings to keep up a strong facade. This, in turn, evokes a tendency for men to be emotionally dishonest with their significant others, families, friends and, most importantly, themselves. This leads to miscommunication, misplaced emotional responses, and an all-around […]