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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...

Updating the U.S.’ asylum laws is a matter of life or...

It is often stated that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants; this fact holds true today as much as ever, as nearly 1.5...

California should follow San Francisco’s lead in weeding out marijuana convictions

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced that the city would revisit marijuana-related convictions dating as far back as 1975,...

Personal freedom: Is Iran our new moral standard?

Corrupt autocracy. Theocratic oppression. Legal and illegal organ markets. If this description screamed “Iran” at you, you’d be correct. Recently, investigative work by the...

Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration act restores LGBTQ discrimination, not rights

On March 26, Governor Mike Pence of Indiana privately signed SB 101, or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act — a bill that has instigated...

Outside the binary: AB 1266 gives students gender equity

The new year represents a sense a hope, excitement and whirling possibility of what could happen in the upcoming months, like an ever-elusive fortune...

Gov. Brown ignores partisans to find third option on gun control

Two weeks ago, 18 gun-related bills shot onto Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. An unabashed partisan would have signed or vetoed all 18 together. But...