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Streets to avoid when President Obama returns to Los Angeles today, tomorrow

President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama depart Air Force One at San Bernardino International Airport to meet privately with the families of the victims of the San Bernardino terrorist attack, on Friday, Dec. 18, 2015. (Gina Ferazzi/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
ariana duenas February 11, 2016

With President Barack Obama set to visit the Southland today, motorists in select parts of town should anticipate traffic delays to accommodate the presidential motorcade.Specific details of the president's...

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

Illustration of a map of the United States of America' colored in all black with a gray Marijuana leaf drawn on top of the map.
Sergio Monreal November 17, 2015

When it comes to marijuana legalization, the United States is stuck between two immovable forces. Canada has recently elected a prime minister who favors the immediate legalization of marijuana. Additionally,...

Blindly staying in the Middle East is our new approach to foreign policy

(Alexei Druzhinin/Russian Presidential Press and Information Office/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)
Sergio Monreal October 27, 2015

How does U.S. foreign policy affect the typical CSUN student? Well, you are stuck with the bill: approximately $4 to $6 trillion. Yes, your taxes for the coming decades, long after you graduate, will go...

Sundial Radio Hour, Sept. 28

Dark narrow streaks called recurring slope lineae emanate out of the walls of Garni crater on Mars. Photograph: Nasa/AFP/Getty Images
Daniel Shin September 28, 2015

The Sundial Radio Hour - news summaries for the day, today. Here are the headlines for September 28, 2015: - President Obama and Vladimir Putin hold first meeting in two years at UN. - NASA discovers...

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

The March for Justice travels from Little Armenia to the Turkish Consulate for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Los Angeles. Hovik Stepanian/Photographer
Saffana Hijaz April 28, 2015

Thousands of protestors marched through Los Angeles on April 24 to bring attention to Turkish and American government's refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide of 1915.LAPD said there were 130,000 protestors...

Traffic advisory announced ahead of Obama arrival

President Barack Obama greets Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti at LAX on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times/MCT)
City News Service March 12, 2015

(CNS) President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive at Los Angeles International just in time for today's afternoon rush hour, meaning motorists in selected areas should be prepared for detours or delays. Obama...

Obama’s budget would cut crop insurance subsidies

Corn tumbles from the hopper of a truck at the CHS grain terminal on the Minnesota River in Savage, Minn., about to begin a journey around the world. (Aaron Lavinsky/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
City News Service February 2, 2015

  By: Lindsay Wise/TNS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s 2016 budget plan finds $16 billion in savings over 10 years by slashing federal funding for crop insurance programs. The proposed...

America should stop meddling in Venezuela’s affairs

Illustration courtesy of MCT
Calvin Ratana February 25, 2014

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is anti-democratic and the protesters are facists. Those are the words being thrown around by both sides in the hazy situation that is happening in Venezuela. To...

Obamacare is not true universal health care while under corporate control

Illustration courtesy of MCT
Steven Maiken February 6, 2014

It’s great that millions of Americans will now have health care with the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (popularly known as Obamacare). People with pre-existing health conditions...

CSUs need ethnic studies program

CSUs need ethnic studies program
Calvin Ratana November 3, 2013

Take up your picket signs, raise your fists and get your voices out, brothers and sisters; ethnic studies is yet again under attack and it is our responsibility to save it. According to an LA Times...

American amnesia may lead to war with Syria

American amnesia may lead to war with Syria
Luis Rivas September 4, 2013

President Obama just recently announced that he is seeking congressional approval for a military strike against Syria. This time though really guys, he said, it’s gonna be different. Like, seriously. More...

Obama is not a sign that racism is gone

Obama is not a sign that racism is gone
Luis Rivas August 28, 2013

In commemorating the 50th anniversary March on Washington on Aug. 28, the role that race plays in the U.S. has come back into the spotlight. But, really, it never left. Many might like to think that...

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