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Time for the U.S administration to speak up

Time for the U.S administration to speak up

Stuti Upadhyay

February 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, OPINION, Opinion Digital, Politics

#MeToo. #TimesUp. The campaign has swept through the nation. It’s in the press, it’s on social media, it’s printed on t-shirts and written on signs. The campaign echoes the demands of thousands of people who are coming together for change. But little does it matter if the most powerful people in...

FCC’s new plan threatens net neutrality

FCC’s new plan threatens net neutrality

Andrea Perng

December 12, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Politics

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n November 21, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Ajit Pai announced a plan to eliminate net neutrality. Without it, Internet service providers (ISPs) could restrict websites like Facebook and YouTube, charging their customers monthly fees to access websites in pack...

How Las Vegas changed us (or didn’t)

How Las Vegas changed us (or didn’t)

Jai Uparkar

October 8, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Politics

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n Oct. 1, 2017, the deadliest mass shooting in the United States took place at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas during a Route 91 country music festival, where 58 people died and 489 were injured. The shooter, Stephen Paddock, was in possession of 47 guns, 12 of which were equipped with bump stocks that essentiall...

Word on the Street: Immigrant

Word on the Street: Immigrant

Avni Prasad

March 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Packages, Politics, Videos, Word on the street

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]my Chua, author of Battle Hymn of a Tiger Mother and a Chinese immigrant, scolded her oldest daughter Sophia for making fun of someone for having any kind of foreign accent. “Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery,” Chua said. That’s what being...

A day without a woman: How its success tinged with failure for a weird aftertaste

A day without a woman: How its success tinged with failure for a weird aftertaste

Vivian Chiang

March 8, 2017


Filed under Columns, OPINION, Politics

Decked out in all of the red clothing we could possibly grasp out of our closets (which, sadly, ended up being socks, a headband and a bright bandana), we lept up in excitement to see what we thought would be the dawn of a new day. A day without a woman. On 1/21, we marched. On 3/8, we strike. Join us in making March 8th a #DayW...

A final look at Obama’s eight year presidency

A final look at Obama’s eight year presidency

Vivian Chiang

January 23, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Politics

As Barack Obama's time in the White House officially comes to an end, it's hard to pinpoint all that he has done for America during those eight years. Here are some of the most significant things Obama has done for us during his two terms as President – the good, the bad, and the ugly. ...

Student reactions to the Presidential Election

Student reactions to the Presidential Election

Ilena Peng

November 12, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Politics, Videos

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n election night, Tuesday, Nov. 8, after months of following the candidates’ journeys, many students delayed their homework to keep a watchful eye on election updates. And, at the end of the night, republican nominee Donald J. Trump had become our 45th president. At school the n...

Victory for all: no more email talk

Victory for all: no more email talk

Brighton Balfrey

November 8, 2016


Filed under Editorial, OPINION, Politics

Chances are, almost every time Americans have turned their TV’s on during this election cycle, they have heard about Hillary Clinton’s emails. Clinton’s secretive server itself and the confidential, embarrassing and just downright stupid content within the emails have dominated both our nation’s...