Tag Archives: politics

Civil rights prop 209 debate emerges

By Essence Dennis |Staff Writer| Democrats are urging the public to reconsider and repeal certain aspects from Proposition 209, better known as the Civil Rights Proposition. The proposition deals with…

Government shutdown prompts for third party

by Maria Perry |Staff Writer| The federal government’s call to end the shutdown, on Wednesday Oct. 16,was a huge wake up call for the U.S government and citizens. The political tension…

Lack of general knowledge on campus is baffling

By Erin Leach |Staff Writer| Our generation is commonly assumed to be uninformed and unaware of basic political and geographical information. “I feel like it’s only in America that people…

Make Puerto Rico the 51st state already, jeez

By Angelice Romero |Staff Writer| It has been 61 years since Puerto Rico became a commonwealth of the United States, so why is it still not a state when it…

College student starts petition against Sallie Mae

By Tom Stillwagon |Staff Writer| A growing online petition has student loan giant Sallie Mae re-examining the $50 forbearance fee it charges private borrowers. On Tuesday, Feb. 7 college student…