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Blue Lives Matter Law

By Erika Aguilar  |Staff Writer| In light of recent police shootings, states across the country are pushing for the passing of the ‘Blue Lives Matter’ (BLM) bill. This bill will…

Deaths under police custody need accountability

By Rachel Rundengan |Staff Writer| A woman found dead in jail, a man suddenly immobilized shortly after his arrest, a man with a medical condition found on the floor of…

Environmental injustice: Low-income targets

By Marlyn Rodriguez |Managing Editor| People with lower economic status are exposed to different environmental surroundings that may be hazardous to their health. Cities surrounding the Interstate 710 freeway in…

Prescription drugs No. 1 killer in US

By Marlyn Rodriguez |Opinions Editor| More than 100 people die every day from prescription drug addiction in the United States. Doctors write approximately 300 million drug prescriptions a year. In…