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“Think of the Children” has become a dangerous dog whistle for regressive ideas

Out of most developed countries, Americans are often the most supportive of regressive ideas. The slew of recent bills ranging from the “Don’t Say Gay” bill to anti-Critical Race Theory legislation and beyond are...

College student government should work for the students, but ultimately ignores their needs

Student government election season is always obvious, as brightly colored posters are plastered up all throughout the campus. Candidates come up with snappy slogans and promise to do everything they can to make the...

California’s mental health bill for youth is too little, too late

Most experts agree that the mental health crisis among the U.S.’s children predates the pandemic. The increased use of social media, greater awareness of climate change as well as the general stress that comes...

The Supreme Court deserves a judge like Ketanji Brown Jackson, whether conservatives like her...

Following the retirement of Justice Stephen Breyer, President Joe Biden chose to follow through on at least one of his campaign promises: to nominate a Black woman to be Breyer’s successor in the Supreme...

The California Highway Patrol must incorporate body cameras into its routines or risk losing...

Given the grossly high number of police brutality victims in America, it seems obvious that all police forces incorporate the use of body cams. Footage from these cameras serve a dual important purpose of...

As the war in Ukraine escalates, the world must hit Putin where it hurts

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created an incredibly difficult situation for Ukrainians. The world leaders who are trying to navigate assisting Ukraine are also facing difficulties, especially since Putin seemed to threaten nuclear action...

The UC’s student housing crisis means detrimental consequences for students who want to attend

The University of California system is home to some of the most well-renowned universities in the world. The consistency of these rankings and the system’s incredible faculties and programs mean that students from all...

Countries and participants cannot be blamed for the 2022 Beijing Olympics when the International...

The 2022 Winter Olympics being in Beijing, China have caused a host of controversies because of the ongoing human rights violations in the country. It’s easy to point fault at the Olympic athletes and...

Texas’s book bans mean danger for free speech and minority communities

Texas’s book banning has drawn national attention, especially since the majority of books being pulled from the shelves center around LGBTQ and racial themes. It’s nothing new to state that banning books from schools...

A $5 billion investment in California university housing will be a blessing, but only...

From San Marcos to Berkeley and beyond, it’s common knowledge that there is a student housing crisis in California. From apartments and dorms that are quite literally falling apart, to incredibly expensive new buildings...