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Miles Streicek, Staff Writer

Miles Streicek is a freshman studying economics.

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A moderate candidate is the Democratic Party’s best bet

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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We must be realistic when drafting climate change plans

October 23, 2019

Both our nation and the world have recently been rocked by large scale protests against perceived inaction on the subject of greenhouse gas emissions leading...

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The people of Hong Kong are completely justified in protesting the Chinese government

September 18, 2019

I am currently studying abroad in Taiwan and since coming to east Asia, the events that recently transpired here seem far less distant and much more tangible.  I...

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California’s recycling system is broken

April 24, 2019

The system of recycling in California is broken and in need of reform. Growing up, my family always collected the bottles and cans we used and exchanged...

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California’s recycling system is broken

April 24, 2019

The system of recycling in California is broken and in need of reform. Growing up, my family always collected the bottles and cans we used and exchanged...

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Democrats’ embrace of radicalism is dangerous

March 27, 2019

Throughout the last twenty years, there has been a stark change in the U.S. Congress, many more of its members stray significantly from the political mainstream.  This...

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The Green New Deal is a terrible idea

February 20, 2019

On Feb. 7, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Bronx and Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts submitted a resolution to Congress calling for the creation of...

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Dear California, stop voting for Democrats

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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Pay attention to the crisis in South Africa

January 23, 2019

Since the summer, the African National Congress government of South Africa, under president Cyril Ramaphosa, has been looking to make changes to their...

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It’s time to end the war on vaping now

December 5, 2018

Society needs to take a long, hard look at what the responsibility of the government is in people’s lives. Most would agree when it comes to private...

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Don’t rely on Social Security

November 19, 2018

Many of us young people don’t really think about eventually growing old. It’s not that we aren’t thinking about our future — that’s why we’re...

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The CA gas tax is regressive. Vote ‘yes’ on Prop 6

October 31, 2018

In April 2017, Josh Newman, a Democratic State Senator who has since been defeated by the Republican Ling-Ling Chang, a Taiwanese immigrant, was the deciding...

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