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We Are Only Human

We Are Only Human

DeAlaundria Gardner,
Contributor
March 3
Filed under Blog

DeAlaundria Gardner is a Cal State East Bay student who wrote this poem from the perspective of a Syrian refugee addressing the recent immigration crisis in America and Syria. From the perspective of a Syrian refugee: Are we not one? A single soul, You and I, We in control? We are onl...

Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Cody Davis,
Contributor
March 3
Filed under Politics

Fear was just one of the many emotions that Muslim communities around the world experienced after waking up on Jan. 27 to a surprise travel restriction put in place by President Donald Trump. Last month, Trump signed an executive order that banned citizens from predominantly Muslim countries, like I...

California joins opposition against immigration ban

California joins opposition against immigration ban

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 8
Filed under Metro, Politics, Showcase

On Jan. 27 President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order that put a 90-day ban on immigration between the United States and seven countries that include Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia, according to the order. In response, Washington State filed a lawsuit earlier this month that claim...

U.S. report paints bleak picture of human rights

U.S. report paints bleak picture of human rights

Tracy Wilkinson,
Los Angeles Times
April 14
Filed under Metro, Politics

The Obama administration castigated China and Russia on Wednesday for their attempts to use legislation to criminalize basic expressions of free speech, religious practice and other civil liberties. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, in releasing the State Department’s annual report on human rights in co...

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