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The dismantling of the Republican Party

The dismantling of the Republican Party

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor
May 25, 2016

Americans have become disenfranchised by their respective parties and have begun to register as no party or Independent instead. The constituents for both parties are at their historically lowest points,...

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

Analysis: Now, nothing between Trump, and GOP title, and Clinton

David Lightman,
McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS)
May 4, 2016

Once unthinkable, Donald Trump now is the Republican Party’s presumptive nominee for president. That became a certainty Tuesday as he crushed rival Ted Cruz in Indiana, drove the Texas senator out of...

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Donald Trump in Burlingame this week

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 28, 2016

Republican presidential nominee frontrunner Donald Trump will make an appearance in the Bay Area as a speaker at the California Republican Party Convention on Friday. According to officials, Trump will...

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Gender wage gap in U.S. makes women lose $500 billion every year

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer
April 27, 2016

A new Equal Pay Day study released this April has found that women across the United States are paid an average of 79 percent of what their male counterparts earn annually, doing the exact same work. The...

Photo courtesy of David Melchor Diaz/Flickr

Stop pitting women against each other on social media

Elizabeth Avalos,
Staff Writer
April 7, 2016

In the current digital age we live in, social media reigns over most of our lives. We convince our online following that we are the protagonists of a perfect life, and we subtly but voluntarily compete...

Illustration by Crystal Jeffers

The misdirection of Ted Cruz

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor
February 25, 2016

When compared to the reckless, boisterous, foul-mouthed Donald Trump, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, 45, is calm and sensible. He does not throw temper-tantrums and is likeable, which, unfortunately,...

Illustration by Brittany England/The Pioneer

Why ‘The Donald’ is the renewer of democracy

Yousuf Fahimuddin,
Contributor
January 21, 2016

“The Donald” is a gift to democracy. Donald Trump’s existence as a candidate is a movement within itself. Trump is like a piece of art, he’s got value, but is often misunderstood. He is to the...

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