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Kaepernick’s protest is a utilization of free speech

by Patrick Doyle, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

Former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat for the national anthem for the first time in August  2016. It took a few months for any outrage to begin, but once people noticed it, the outrage started pouring in against him and the ...

Understand what #TakeAKnee really stands for

by Julie Cappiello, Contributor

October 4, 2017

There are dark forces haunting America — a shadow of hate has fallen over the country. While it has always been there, it is now darker than ever. President Donald Trump’s comments in Huntsville, Alabama encouraging coaches...

El Cajon protesters muddle message

by Lehi Naseem, Staff Columnist

October 5, 2016

One sign read “End Slavery” in bold green letters, another said “All lives matter.” There was also a bright red cap bopping around with the infamous phrase “Make America Great Again.” Alfred Olango, a 38-year-old...

Letter: Protesters should wait for the facts

September 21, 2016

I watched with amusement the protesters who were upset over the arrest of an African-American by campus police. I would suggest that these well meaning civil rights activists wait for facts before marching. In this case, the man...

Issues of race blanket federal discrepancy

by Elpin Keshishzadeh, Opinion Editor

December 2, 2014

The events of Ferguson have taken the nation by storm and it’s become a popular topic of discussion on every news outlet, late-night TV show and family dinner table. There seems to be an even spread of arguments with subjects...