Injustice and racism has been a part of our country since 1619 when slavery began in the U.S. and has not left since. Despite equal rights protests throughout the ‘50s and ‘60s, the Black community still sees frequent violence against their community today. However, modern advancements such as phones and social media are opening the eyes of others. It is our responsibility as citizens to use our voices and resources to help make a change. Idly standing by as the police unjustly murder Black people, …
Super Tuesday: Vote early at PCC
As Los Angeles County rolls out its new vote centers, Pasadena City College has been designated an official voting location for the four days leading up to and including Super Tuesday, according to campus police on Twitter last Tuesday.
Pro/Con: Should celebrities comment on politics?
In the past couple of weeks, celebrities have been commenting on the upcoming midterm elections, including Kanye West and Taylor Swift. Should celebrities comment on politics? Two of our staff writers weigh in on the issue.
Warning: Possible ‘blue wave’ incoming
As we inch closer to the first midterms since President Donald Trump’s shocking election, an increasing number of Democrats and political pundits have forecasted a massive, rolling tide referred to as the “Blue Wave” coming from the left that is expected to crash on congressional shores. As inevitable as this shift in political power may seem to those on the left, especially those who identify as party absolutists, Republicans may have enough on their side to impede the attempt since at a minimum all they …
Voting should be (and can be) thrilling
750,000 people flooded the streets for the Women’s March in January 2017; however local elections struggle to obtain the same political interest. Participation impact in local elections can be just as large, if not more significant than participation in a protest. Now it’s time to put all that into action into voting for the candidate that represents whatever ideology you believe in as the November 6 General Election races forward.
Associated Students elections: Students advocating for change on campus
On a warm, busy day at Tea Spots – a small boba place located across campus where students frequently hang out – Eileen He comes in after a long morning at school. Her day is not even over yet.
Student elections wrap up with improved voter turnout
A new Associated Students (AS) executive board was appointed by the student body over the course of this past week, with only about 3.1 percent of students voting in the election.
Shame on vote shamers
Ever since the 2016 presidential election campaign it seems like people have started ignoring the notion of personal privacy. Offensive letters that were recently sent to L.A. voters is just one more step toward the nation’s complete disregard of confidentiality.
Trumpcare raises the grave
Donald Trump continues to show that he really does not care about the people who voted for him.