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Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Europe’s short-sighted tech laws

Europe has cemented its reputation as being one of the toughest enforcers of Silicon Valley tech companies, and rightly so. Throughout Europe, people have had questionable social media posts taken down in accordance with...

Don’t be fooled: California’s new Fair Pay to Play law is not actually fair

California Governor Gavin Newsom took a historic first step on Sept. 30 when he signed SB 206 into law. The law, which is set to take effect in 2023, will allow student-athletes to earn...

The F-Word: Why there’s such a negative connotation to feminism and how people are...

Feminism is the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes and the organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests. With this being said, many people scoff when the...

Europe must mediate the US-Iran conflict to save the nuclear deal

Britain, Germany and France recently triggered a dispute resolution process over Iran’s retreat from the original commitments of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. As a desperate attempt to save the deal, the European allies...

The coronavirus may exacerbate the ongoing healthcare crisis

After a grim warning by top CDC official Dr. Anthony Fauci that a coronavirus outbreak in the United States was inevitable, there are now at least 536...

Zoom disrupts the flow of education rather than provide a safe learning environment

Isuru Karunatillaka /HIGHLANDER Once a nameless conference app, Zoom is now a worldwide connective that has allowed businesses and especially education to continue functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic....

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Project Roomkey has been lethargic so far, but increased funding may...

The COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly frightening to many. Not only is it highly contagious, it is also far more deadly than many other illnesses, such as the common cold or even influenza. Millions of...

Building back better: With the election over and won, the real challenge starts now

As this year’s tumultuous election comes to an end, so does the formidable Trump administration—paving the way for a new era of politics in America with President-elect Joe Biden. While Biden and Vice President-elect...

The length of a skirt does not make a woman more available to men

Schools have notoriously enforced dress codes for years and have defended it with the belief that they prevent the sexualization of women. However, in reality, dress codes promote the endless cycle of men perceiving...

Ethnic Studies courses should be a requirement for high school students

  A bill recently introduced by Assemblyman Jose Medina, (D-Riverside), a former ethnic studies teacher, seeks to make ethnic studies a high school graduation requirement in California. The bill, AB 2772 passed the Assembly floor...