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Kamala Harris, For The People

Kamala Harris made history when she was selected as Joe Biden's running mate.

Gaby Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 28, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made history on Aug. 11 when he announced Senator Kamala Harris of California as his running mate against President Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Harris is the first Black woman of Indian descent to be nominated by a major political party for the national...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg goes down in history

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. She died on Sept.18 at age 87.

Emmy Burrus, Co Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2020

Millions of American hearts sank last Friday upon hearing the news that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had lost her two decade long battle with various cancers.  Ginsburg died of complications related to her recurring struggle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 87. She was the second...

Federal stimulus bill does not cover undocumented immigrants or young adults

California Governor Newsom has announced a $125 million relief fund to financially aid undocumented immigrants struggling amidst the coronavirus. Photo courtesy NBC News.

Sophia Puentes, Staff Writer, Photographer

May 19, 2020

The CARES Act, a bipartisan $2 trillion stimulus package, offered financial assistance for struggling Americans during the current coronavirus pandemic. The CARES Act includes multiple forms of economic assistance, but the stimulus checks were a major debate. Under the CARES Act,  adult U.S....

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Earth is warming at an alarming rate

Maira Nigaar, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Everyone longs to live in a utopia, but the upsetting reality of the earth is overwhelming as it rapidly drifts away from the perfect world people envision in their minds.  Earth’s climate is dramatically fluctuating, making it difficult for living organisms to coexist with their surroundin...

The fight for environmental policy

The fight for environmental policy

Priyanka Krishna, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The talk of global warming has raised political controversy throughout society for several decades.  By definition, global warming is the gradual increase in temperature of the earth’s atmosphere caused by the rise of greenhouse gases.  Climate change has not only been a growing problem concerning the environment, but it has als...

Potential 2020 presidential candidates emerge

Potential 2020 presidential candidates emerge

Ben Rettig, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Our nation’s presidential election will be coming up fast, and this race is shaping up to be quite the stunner...or not. The current field is shaping up to be largely Democratic, a move that could drastically hurt the party if votes are spread among a plethora of candidates.  Nevertheless, both parties will come up with a plan to f...

Becoming part of the political process

November 4, 2010

By Ysabella Pena Even though many Cal students cannot vote in today’s election, they are making their voices heard by participating in various campaigns and trying to make an impact on the future of California. Candidates such as San Ramon Mayor Abram Wilson  and former school board member Joan Buchanan,...

When political animals attack

November 4, 2010

By John Sexton, News Lite Editor What is the world coming to? Witches are running for Congress. Pundits are holding rallies. And Fox News has no idea who signs their paychecks. I’ve found that most high school students care more about  their friends and the Giants making the World Series th...

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