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To Protect and To Serve Whom, Exactly?

December 7, 2011 by

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By: Hanna Yi   “As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve mankind; to safeguard lives and property, to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation, and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the Constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality, and justice.”   […]

Faculty and Students’ Budget Dispute: Shame on you, Chancellor!

November 28, 2011 by

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By: SPH On Nov 17th, CSU faculty members and students got together at CSU Dominguez Hills to protest the school budget cuts. For those of you who weren’t aware, these budget cuts has resulted in omitted pay raises for teachers and increased tuition fees for students. On this day, not only did they protest at […]

Herman Nature – Herman Cain Has Issues with Women

November 28, 2011 by

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By: Medicei   Most of my contact with Herman Cain has come from the coverage of his various recent accusations of sexual misconduct. Apparently he heard the saying that “any publicity is good publicity” and he took it as a challenge. Since October, at least 4 women have come forward claiming to have been sexually […]

No Vacancies: This Space Has Been Occupied, Part 2—Police Brutality

November 21, 2011 by

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By: K.B. Now that the Occupy Movement is gaining momentum and the media has finally started to give the protestors the attention they deserve, we are seeing many videos and articles surface on the issues of police brutality and excessive force. I, for one, am outraged that the police force who are employed by the taxpayers […]

Hate Speech versus Free Speech

November 17, 2011 by

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By: Julia Smith Should hate speech which specifically targets people be restricted or not? In a country that values the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, censorship of free speech is often commented on and debated about. Yet what most individuals don’t realize is that there already are several restrictions on speech.

No Vacancies: This Space has been Occupied!

November 1, 2011 by

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By: K.B. It is exciting to finally see the Occupy Wall Street Movement catching the media’s attention. For weeks this severely, under publicized protest was going unrecognized by the general public. However, with much enthusiasm, I am happy to say that our mission is slowly starting to gain the validity and respect it deserves.

New Law in North Carolina Threatens Women’s Right to Know

October 29, 2011 by

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By: Raven North Carolina’s new bill, entitled the ‘The Women’s Right to Know Act’ has gone into effect.  The act includes that the state list all Crisis Pregnancy Centers on a state website. Also, for each driver who purchases the newly personalized $25 ‘Choose Life’ license plates, $15 dollars will be given to more than […]