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Monday, September 25th, 2017

Why Hate Speech is Free Speech

HATE: The Supreme Court legally recognizes “Hate Speech” as Free Speech.  By Ben Diguglielmo, Staff Writer On June 19, 2017, the supreme court unanimously ruled that hate speech is protected under the first amendment. In a separate statement, Justice Anthony Kennedy said, “ speech expressing ideas that offend … strikes...

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Presidential Prediction Disaster

UPSET: Shocking election results leave many popular polls incorrect, but confirm the predictions of several political scientists.  By Jacob Ferrall, Staff Writer Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, all major news sources and polls confidently expected...

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Proposition 46 sparks debate amongst professionals

MEDICINE: Pending ballot measure Proposition 46 challenges the way healthcare is conducted in California. By Matthew Saenz, Staff Writer Healthcare recently became a hot topic within various organized groups—from political parties to medical associations. Issues regarding healthcare...

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Ten years till zero

7 February 2013 HOUSE: The House voted on a ten-year budget plan recently. By Stephen Park, Staff Writer The House Republicans have proposed a plan to balance out the national budget in just ten years. They plan...

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