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Whataboutism and wrongness, problematic politicians

Whataboutism and wrongness, problematic politicians

Gage Northcutt

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The past week's events sparked the interest of many and deepened the rift between major political leaders of opposing political parties. Twitter WarDonald Trump tweeted a speech Rep. Ilhan Omar made at the fourth annual Valley Banquet for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, an organization dedicat...

The mess that is the new Article 13 world

The mess that is the new Article 13 world

Gage Northcutt

April 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Article 13 (reformed into Article 17) is a section of the European Union Council’s new initiative to slow down the creation of new content in the digital age.According to the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (try saying that three times fast), Arti...

Women in white win the night at State of the Union

Women in white win the night at State of the Union

Natalie Hanson

February 17, 2019


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Am I still thinking about the State of the Union nearly a week later? You bet. This time, although there was so, so much to be unpacked from this year's delayed address, what's sticking in my mind is what happened afterward; to a now-viral moment. I'm talking, of course, about the slow clap given...

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Our future is dependent on informed voting

Rachael Bayuk

September 27, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Opinion, Showcase

As young people we are the future of this country. What we do will alter the way of the world. However, we will not be effective in our actions if we are not educated on how things in our government work. We must research and then research again. If we don't, we risk allowing certain people into our...

Trong Gia Nguyen shows off ‘Dogg Days’

Trong Gia Nguyen shows off ‘Dogg Days’

Alex Coba

September 5, 2018


Filed under A&E Featured Articles List, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines

“Dogg Days,” the latest art exhibition to come to the Jacki Headley Art Gallery, showcases a contemporary artist’s work. Trong Gia Nguyen is a University of South Florida alum with a Master of Fine Arts degree, along with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts from the University of Central Florida. Nguyen...

Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe

Gun laws need to change before students can feel safe

Kendall George

February 20, 2018


Filed under Blogs, Columns, Editorials, Mobile Headlines, Opinion, Showcase

According to Business Insider, 30 mass shootings have occurred in 2018. CNN reports that eight of these have been school shootings. Washington Post states that, on average, two dozen children are shot every day. Statistics published on Vox show that states with more guns have more gun deaths overall,...

Rouse and Revolt’s billboard compares President Trump to Hitler

Rouse and Revolt’s billboard compares President Trump to Hitler

Jacqueline Morales

October 5, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Rouse and Revolt, a business in downtown Chico, was forced to take down its advertising billboard Thursday morning after receiving criticism for comparing President Trump to Adolf Hilter. The billboard was located at the intersection of East 3rd Avenue and Mangrove above Liberty Income Tax. The tax business ...

The Chico community unites with a common goal; Depolarizing Chico

The Chico community unites with a common goal; Depolarizing Chico

Christian Solis

September 8, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Community, News

Local Depolarize Chico group worked to start healing the political rift in Chico.At the Thursday Night Market, people were asked to separate themselves into labels they identified with like veterans, vegans, farmers, students and many more.They were then asked to place a ball in a basket from their group for every question they answered with yes.For exampl...

American’s need to fight for the press

American’s need to fight for the press

Roberto Fonseca

March 9, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

President Donald Trump held a White House press briefing Feb. 16 but chose to excluded The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Politico, Buzzfeed, the BBC and the Guardian. All of these news corporations have viciously attacked Trump throughout his presidential campaign and his presidency. Trump called these relentless attacks unfai...

Political celebrities

Political celebrities

Rachel Reyes

February 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

In the realm of social media and fast access to the internet, there are two major topics millennials often discuss daily: celebrities and politics. With people aligning their views to their favorite celebrities, people are often criticized for being followers.There's nothing wrong to agree with cele...

Transportation war becomes political

Transportation war becomes political

Rachel Reyes

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Thousands of Uber users are deleting their accounts after President Donald Trump signed an executive order banning seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. The palpable battle between Lyft and Uber has now become political.While many people were protesting in front of the...

Obama’s lasting legacy

Obama’s lasting legacy

Rachel Reyes

January 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

As President Barack Obama took the podium for his farewell address Jan. 10, it became clear from the cries across the nation that many want four more years.Although Obama cannot reply "Yes we can" to the pleas, we can remember his accomplishments over the last eight years.Obama’s administration took over the financial crisis of 2008 and enacted the American Recovery and Reinvestme...

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