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Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

Opinion: Is a post-Trump era of bipartisanship upon us?

by Maya Rodriguez, Staff Writer // February 15, 2021

President Joe Biden’s Inauguration commenced with words about unity, tolerance and the preservation of democratic values. In his speech, Biden called...

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United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

United States division sparked by both sides of the political spectrum

by Nicholas Edabat, Contributor // January 27, 2021

Tensions within the country remain heightened between the radicalized masses of the democratic and republican parties after “The Trump Insurrection,”...

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Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America's idea of unity

Blue and red make purple: Social media hijacks America’s idea of unity

by Sebastian Mendoza, Staff Writer // December 17, 2020

Anyone who hasn’t lived under a rock for the last couple of years will agree with me when I say society has progressed exponentially in the way medications...

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Can we have political conversations with our peers without hostility?

Can we have political conversations with our peers without hostility?

by Grace Brady, Contributor // November 17, 2020

In a country where it seems we don’t agree on much, we can all agree on one thing - the first presidential debate was ridiculously laughable. There is...

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A moderate candidate is the Democratic Party’s best bet

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer // March 11, 2020

On March 3, the people of California and 15 other jurisdictions casted their votes for the nominee of the Democratic party who will ultimately go on to...

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Candidates from the 53rd Congressional District debated their plans to combat climate change and increase housing supply in San Diego on Feb. 3.

Democratic congressional candidates debate climate change, housing crisis

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // February 5, 2020

Five Democratic candidates vying for California's 53rd congressional district debated climate crisis initiatives to constituents on Feb 3 at the Vista...

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Democrats should support open border immigration

Democrats should support open border immigration

by Dylan Meisner, Staff Writer // January 29, 2020

One constant refrain heard from Republicans as the Democratic presidential candidates debate amongst themselves in the run-up to the primary elections...

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Progressivism holds Democrats together when it's not tearing them apart

Progressivism holds Democrats together when it’s not tearing them apart

by Charlie Vargas, Staff Writer // September 25, 2019

In philosophy, progressivism is centered on the advancements in economics, sciences and social organization and their role in improving humankind. Progressive...

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Democrats owe their success to black women

by Kemi Giwa, Opinion Editor // February 27, 2019

Although we are less than two years away from the highly-anticipated election year,  any polls predicting or making definite statements about who the...

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Dear California, stop voting for Democrats

by Miles Streicek, Staff Writer // February 6, 2019
I’m not telling you to become a Republican, but I am asking you to at least consider them, and independents, for our state leadership.
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Mr. President, end the shutdown

by Shayne Jones, Staff Writer // January 23, 2019

As the government shutdown enters a month and counting, democracy is nothing more than a cacophony of flaccid arguments drowned out by the egotistical...

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It’s time to consider Constitution reform

by Chance Page, Staff Writer // December 12, 2018

In the midterm elections this past November, one party received 59 percent of the total vote for the US Senate. One party won two more Senate seats than...

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