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Friday, May 14, 2021

We should not expect progressive changes from the Biden Administration without a little push

Although Joe Biden’s win was a positive turn of events given the last four catastrophic years, the fight for a better America is not over. Given Joe Biden’s cabinet candidates, the country will likely...

Trump’s national emergency sets a dangerous precedent for partisan politics

Unsatisfied with the bipartisan agreement to allocate roughly $1.4 billion towards new barriers on the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in order to get the full amount of funding that...

UCivil war: a message to the striking UCSC graduate students and the administration that...

Drawn by Justus Ross The University of California (UC) system has been in a state of near-constant strife for the last month and a half. Last month saw...

Hypersexualization of Asian women in the media leads to harmful consequences

Asian women have suffered a history of being overly sexualized by Americans. Although this notion has come to light in recent weeks, it has always been present throughout the centuries. And in many old...

Trump’s frivolous pardoning practices underscore issues with current pardoning system

Trump pardoned fellow billionaire Conrad Black on May 15, 2019, with very little explanation. The pardon allegedly came as a surprise to the media mogul, who was convicted of fraud back in July of...

Approving Riverside County supervisors’ request to rescind coronavirus health orders sends misleading message that...

Following California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s decision to begin transferring more decision-making power over the reopening process to local public officials, it is no surprise that Riverside County officials are already debating what steps to...

America is sliding backwards on vaccinations

The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases estimates that during the 2017-18 flu season, as many as 80,000 deaths across the United States could be attributed to influenza. With the flu season beginning this October,...

California’s Assembly Bill 5 will need revision if state lawmakers truly hope to improve...

Supporters of the rideshare industry gathered in Sacramento last month to advocate for a ballot measure that would seriously revise parts of California Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), a contentious bill that seeks to...

America needs to stop fearing the rich and instead make them work for us

Although millions of people are out of jobs and without relief because of the pandemic, billionaires have still managed to get richer. This problem has gone on for far too long, and without proper...

Washington Post lawsuit highlights prominence of unethical reporting

On Feb. 20, it was made public that the family of Nicholas Sandmann was suing The Washington Post for a hefty $250 million over the rhetoric the paper used to report an incident involving...