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California Democratic Convention splits on going more ‘liberal’

California Democratic Convention splits on going more ‘liberal’

Justin Som, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017


Filed under News

In response to the conservatism of many Republicans, Bernie Sanders supporters called for a "re-liberalization" of the Democratic Party at the California Democratic Convention hosted in Sacramento. The self-dubbed "Berniecrats" implied that the Democratic Party needed to continue fighting for stron...

California requests federal aid for storm recovery

California requests federal aid for storm recovery

Justin Som, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News

To aid repairs for flooding and rain damages, Governor Jerry Brown requested a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration on March 19. The request comes only a month after residents of the town of Oroville evacuated due to flood alerts from Oroville Dam. "California has experienced one of the heavi...

Sodomite Suppression Act calls for gays to be put to death

Sodomite Suppression Act calls for gays to be put to death

Becca Garner, Staff Writer

April 1, 2015


Filed under News, Top News

“It gives me nightmares,” said English teacher Joseph Hill. What Hill was referring to is the Sodomite Suppression Act, a bill proposed by California lawyer Matthew McLaughlin. The bill demands that any homosexual act not only be criminalized, but also that any such act be made punishable by death. “This...

AT&T and Verizon offers free calls to Japan

AT&T and Verizon offers free calls to Japan

March 14, 2011


Filed under Campus

On Mar. 14, AT&T and Verizon Wireless announced they will allow all customers to call and text family and friends in Japan for free in March. Beginning Mar. 11, and continuing through Mar. 31, AT&T wireless customers will not be charged for international long distance phone calls and text messages...

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