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Religious Freedom Restoration Act the New Jim Crowe

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr., Malcom X, and the Freedom Fighters valiantly fought for the civil rights of African-Americans living in a society where racism and prejudice had deemed them second class citizens. Then, the nation deliberated over … Continue reading

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Freedom of Speech Not Entirely Absolute

Although freedom of speech appears to be a straightforward and agreeable issue on the surface, it has been proven to be a great conundrum for both the government and private citizens. The most recent complication comes from the Sons of … Continue reading

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Controlling welfare not so well

In an attempt to lift the people of Kansas out of poverty, Governor Sam Brownback has signed a bill limiting where welfare money can and cannot be spent.In an attempt to lift the people of Kansas out of poverty, Governor … Continue reading

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EDITORIAL: Why should the campus respect the board?

Relentless with their brash yet divisive decision-making, the Board of Trustees went ahead and voted in Dr. Rajen Vurdien as president of the college, a move that has sparked outcry from faculty, including a vote of No Confidence from the Academic Senate. Continue reading

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Editorial: Another board blunder

The decision has been made and Fullerton College’s Rajen Vurdien will be the next president of PCC, but the Board of Trustees’ choice wasn’t the one the campus needed. Continue reading

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Terminally ill have right to die with dignity

“My dream is that every terminally ill American has access to the choice to die on their own terms with dignity.” These were the words of Brittany Maynard, a terminally ill brain cancer patient who decided to end her life … Continue reading

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Sticks and stones: words do hurt

The popular magazine Rolling Stone, in a daring and striking article, “A Rape On Campus,” set their ambitions high to create an impact with an emphatic story while spreading awareness of sexual assault at a college. However when looking up … Continue reading

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Editorial: Shared governance fumbles with Brown Act

After debates and confusion, it has been decided that the Academic Senate and shared governance leaders will participate in training sessions to clarify which bodies are subject to the California Brown Act. Although this is a step in the right direction, it also exposes how little administration and shared governance bodies understand about the Brown Act. Continue reading

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Education is more valuable

With the NCAA hosting its annual College Basketball Championship Tournament, or as most people know it, March Madness, the recent debate about whether student athletes should recieve a paycheck or not has been raging. During March Madness, companies from all … Continue reading

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Paying NCAA Players

It would not kill the NCAA to pay their players so they can go see a movie on the weekend after the countless hours of intense practice.When most people think of basketball players, stars like Lebron James, Kobe Bryant, and … Continue reading

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