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White Nationalistic Terrorism vs the U.S.

The duty is to protect this country, not attack. Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

Gage Northcutt

March 10, 2019

A lieutenant for the United States Coast Guard was arrested and charged on Feb. 15, for drug possession and possessing a gun while unlawfully using a controlled substance.DISCLAIMER: For personal reasons, I will be omitting the name of the person involved.I do this because I do not want to give this...

Education in a modern world of technology

Education in a modern world of technology

Sam Rios

January 23, 2018

As technology improves, systems and institutions that are deeply rooted in our society are challenged by the rapidity of the modern world.Some institutions, such as the medical field, have advanced greatly. The Robot-assisted surgeons, wearable health monitors, and gene editors are just a few examples that show the willingness of the medical fiel...

America needs to stand up against the wall

Photo credit: Chase Falk

Marrion Charissa Cruz

March 14, 2017

In the first week that President Donald Trump took office, there were speeches and protests about the resistance to the physical division between the United States and Latin America. The outbursts are the result of problems that have been rooted more directly toward the racial division in the US. The n...

Rightfully marching on

Thousands of people gathered in the Chico City Plaza to protest Trump and promote women's rights. Photo credit: Jovanna Garcia

Susan Whaley

January 25, 2017

If no one in history ever stood up for equal rights or against the government not serving each citizen then we wouldn’t have a country worth fighting for. It doesn’t matter what side you are on, Democrat or Republican, everyone wants America to be a better country. Speaking up for injustice...

Measuring the US against the world

Illustration by Miles Huffman

Allison Galbreath

April 19, 2015

There are numerous things that confuse me about America: the obsession with reality TV, addiction to pumpkin spice lattes and the system of measurement we use. The fact that America is basically the only country that doesn’t use the metric system should be argument enough to convert. And yet, we're st...

Getting ready to watch the Sochi Winter Olympics

Greg Silvia

February 4, 2014

The United States heads into the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi with the biggest team in the history of the games. With 230 members comprising Team USA, the team plans to break the record of 37 medals overall, a record it set in the 2010 Vancouver Games. The Sochi Games kick off with the opening cerem...

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