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Proposition 17

Proposition 17
November 2, 2020

By Jeremy Truesdell, CONTRIBUTOR What is it, and what does it mean, and what are the potential consequences? As it stands today, the California State Constitution disqualifies anyone who is serving...

What is Proposition 22?

What is Proposition 22?
October 30, 2020

By Sean Serrano, CONTRIBUTOR “Yeah, I Uber everywhere” says MadeinTYO in his double platinum hit, Uber Everywhere, that he performed at Spring Mayhem 2017. But many app-based employers like Uber...

Trump’s Lack of Tax Payment Shines Light on Broken Tax System

Trump’s Lack of Tax Payment Shines Light on Broken Tax System
October 30, 2020

By Terrence Allen, CONTRIBUTOR Donald Trump only paid $750 in taxes for the years 2016-17. What if millionaires only paid hundreds of dollars in taxes? That is not a hypothetical, and it happened in...

California Proposition 18: What You Need To Know

California Proposition 18: What You Need To Know
October 30, 2020

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR California voters will see Proposition 18, the Primary Voting for 17-year-olds Amendment, on the ballot this Nov 3. This proposition will allow 17-year-olds to vote...

Preparing For The 2020 Election

Preparing For The 2020 Election
October 9, 2020

By Kelsey Marasigan, CONTRIBUTOR The presidential election on Nov. 3 is one of the most important elections of our lives, not only because the Trump Administration continues to suppress some American’s...

The first debate is nothing short of a dumpster fire.

The first debate is nothing short of a dumpster fire.
September 30, 2020

By Ethan Alonzo, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF “Will you shut up man? This is so unpresidential.” After the Sep 29th debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden, this one statement...

California’s department of justice is facing a lawsuit from blocking the Title 1 firearm

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September 11, 2020

By Antonio Aguilar, CONTRIBUTOR The Department of Justice, also known as the D.O.J., for the state of California has blocked the legal transaction of purchasing the “Title 1” Firearm manufactured...

The Dream of citizenship

June 27, 2020

By Ruben Banuelos, CONTRIBUTOR “Times have changed from when I got my citizenship till now.” Ruben Mayorga states, “all I had to do was apply as soon as I can, and wait.” and in no time Mr....

What the Second Amendment really means and how it has changed over time

What the Second Amendment really means and how it has changed over time
March 14, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight. When James Madison wrote the Second Amendment of the Constitution he wrote it with the intention of people protecting themselves from the government by having the right...

Gun regulations should progress to policy

Gun regulations should progress to policy
February 28, 2018

From a young age, I started to notice and pick up on some things that not only confused me, but made me feel a way that I didn’t understand. I would walk into a room, and see my parents standing in front...

Nancy Pelosi’s speech broke a record but the future is still unclear

Nancy Pelosi’s speech broke a record but the future is still unclear
February 21, 2018

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi made history for her eight hour speech on Feb. 7, defending DACA and undocumented immigrants, known as Dreamers, who were brought to the United States as children. Her...

Making America White Again: White House proposal shuts the door for immigration

Making America White Again: White House proposal shuts the door for immigration
February 14, 2018

The issue behind DACA and finding a solution for the undocumented youth who are at risk of deportation continues to be a debate between different parties in the government. Unfortunately, this places Dreamers...

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