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Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry

Solving the banking problems for California’s marijuana industry

Rebecca Olmos,
Contributor

January 6, 2018


Filed under Politics, Showcase

State Treasurer's Cannabis Banking Working Group provides possible solutions Cannabis is classified as a Schedule 1 drug, defined by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency as having “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” This classification subjects cannabis to the s...

Experience overshadows bank account

Experience overshadows bank account

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer

July 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

There are some things in life you just can't get out of. Coming from a queen of catting off, I'm really good at flaking on people. But when it came to my best friend’s birthday, I couldn't bring myself to do it this time, even though I had a legitimate reason. I'm broke. Her birthday fell on a Friday...

Money makeover: The new face of $20 is female

Money makeover: The new face of $20 is female

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Metro, Showcase

The bills in your wallet will soon be receiving a makeover more symbolic than a new watermark or color-changing ink. For the first time in more than 100 years, a woman will be featured on a U.S. bill. On April 20, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew announced in a press release that Harriet Tubman, famous for...

8 things college students should not waste money on

8 things college students should not waste money on

Bryan Cordova,
Managing Editor & Spanish Editor

January 8, 2015


Filed under Campus, Showcase

With the start of the quarter being just after the holidays, some students find themselves strapped for cash, yet anxious to shop. The temptation of spending is easy to give into, but some things should just be avoided no matter how good the deal is. Here are some things students should save their money...

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