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Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

Governor Newsom’s Budget Lacks Adequate Mental Health Program Funding

Steven Jin Gavin Newsom, current governor of California, has proposed an increase in funding for the UC system. His proposal leads to the UC system...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

Fracking is Harmful But Maybe Not as Much as You Think

Raveen Sivashanker Recently the fracking controversy has drilled its way to Southern California as the Environmental Defense Center, a nonprofit dedicated to environmental protection in...

The University of California System Needs Affirmative Action

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Over the past few weeks, the court case SFFA v. Harvard has dominated national headlines and forced the issue of admissions-based affirmative...

Talking to Parents about Politics

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer For the last few years politics has become increasingly polarized, with activists on both extremes of the political spectrum. With the ideological...

Young Americans Are Making Their Political Voices Heard

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor The year 2018 has been one of political upheaval and, perhaps surprisingly, much of that unrest has been caused by high school...

Taylor Swift Gets Political: The Power of Celebrity Opinions

Tomas Palpallatoc On October 8, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram account urging her followers to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift also endorsed...

International Students Elevate Universities and America

Tomas Palpallatoc It was recently revealed that the Trump administration briefly considered banning visas for Chinese students under the pretense of suspecting them to be...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...