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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Governor Cuomo’s resistance to religious pressure is an example for all politicians

Shortly after signing a bill that strengthened the legal protections to an abortion on Jan. 22, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York was met with condemnation by his religious constituents, some of who...

Recent Facebook partnership with conservative fact-checker could result in suppression of left-leaning opinions

The 2016 presidential election brought with it a cascade of fake news to the popular social media site Facebook, and in an effort to crack down on the spread of non-factual information on their...

Cloudy judgment: Trump’s vaping ban is destined to fail

In the wake of six deaths and hundreds of hospitalizations related to consumption of vaping products, President Donald Trump announced a ban on all flavored e-cigarettes on Sept. 11. Trump has instructed the Food...

It’s high time cannabis received the in-depth research attention it deserves

The Lancet psychiatry released a meta-analysis this past October that examines the use of cannabinoids and their effect on mental health by reviewing academic research published between Jan. 1, 1980 to April 30, 2018,...

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey is setting the standard for helping the homeless

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey has spent somewhere between 10 and 15 nights in an aluminum homeless shelter since the beginning of October in an effort to raise awareness for the city’s homeless crisis. The...

Health Coverage — Protecting Your Personal Investment: A Note to Graduates

  By: Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer and Cástulo de la Rocha The two of us are among dozens of commencement speakers at California’s colleges and universities this year who are calling out the importance of having...

In a time of crisis, el-Sisi has kept Egypt afloat

In late 2010, a series of uprisings against oppressive regimes across the Middle East began in full storm. Also known as the Arab Spring, social media spread this spirit of rebellion to several nations....

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...

Magic mushroom medicine: a potential new method for treating depression and addiction

Denver recently passed legislation decriminalizing psilocybin mushrooms and the rest of the United States might do well to follow the Coloradoan city’s example. It isn’t surprising Denver voted to decriminalize the substance, seeing as...

Working from home benefits both employees and employers

The idea of remote work is not something new, but rather it has been an ongoing trend for some time. Remote work was encouraged among employers as a result of the Great Recession in...