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Hawaii senator Brian Schatz has introduced the new bill aiming to decrease student debt. Photo courtesy of Mike Inacay.

New bill promises no more student loans

Tisha Cheney // March 26, 2018

A recently announced major bill, the Debt-Free College Act of 2018, aims to reduce student debt. According to Michael Inacay, Communications Director for Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii, the legislation...

Photo credit: Briana Mcdaniel

Hawaiian missile alert is nothing more than an ‘unfortunate error’

Nicte Hernandez // January 29, 2018

A recent human error made in the U.S. has put thousands of people on edge. The Hawaiian missile mix-up had Americans calling their loved ones, scrambling for the nearest shelter or taking any end of the...

Photo credit: George Johnston

Gov. Brown signs bill raising smoking age to 21

Amelia Storm // May 7, 2016

Gov. Brown has signed legislation that raises the smoking age from 18 to 21 for Californians. There is a stipulation that maintains the current age of 18 for active military personnel. The bill also restricts...

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