Insensitive R-Word Deserves Retirement

Mindy Luo, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

It’s not uncommon to hear the “R-word” thrown around by students. Its usage has become so normalized that many of us often forget about the connotations behind it. “Retard” is a word originally used to identify those with me...

Power Monopoly Needs Accountability

Kylie Choi, Staff Writer

November 18, 2019

PG&E has caused plenty of recent problems for Lamorinda residents. I was nearly evacuated from my home due to a local fire.  I packed my bag and prepared never to return. A red haze hung in the air for days as a result...

Boomers Deserving of Latest Hashtag Dig

Sofie Blaj, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

With the latest media hashtags targeting Baby Boomers, #OKBoomer, the separation between generations is more apparent than ever. Baby Boomers are those born from 1946-1964; Millennials are those born from 1981-1996; and Gen...

Privilege Promotes Problematic Behavior

Jessica Rosiak, News Editor

November 12, 2019

Sadly, this is yet another La Puma issue that includes an article covering an incident of intolerance on our campus. This is my 3rd year on the La Puma staff, and I have written numerous articles about disruptive and intolerant ac...