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

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

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 travels are never made public, but police often provide general information about areas motorists...

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

North America is heading toward marijuana legalization

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, Mexico’s Supreme Court has recently ruled that Mexican citizens can grow, possess and smoke ma...

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

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

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 towards paying for the catastrophic interventions by the United States. While running for President ...

Sundial Radio Hour, Sept. 28

Sundial Radio Hour, Sept. 28

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 traces of flowing salt water. - Fast & Furious star Vin Diesel says franchise will finish with...

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

Marchers bring attention to Armenian Genocide

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 the "March for Justice" from Little Armenia to the Turkish Consulate. "The main issue is th...

Traffic advisory announced ahead of Obama arrival

Traffic advisory announced ahead of Obama arrival

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 will be taping an appearance on the ABC late-night talk show ``Jimmy Kimmel Live'' in Ho...

Obama’s budget would cut crop insurance subsidies

Obama’s budget would cut crop insurance subsidies

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 cuts aren’t going over well with farmers or lawmakers from agriculture states. The budget...

America should stop meddling in Venezuela’s affairs

America should stop meddling in Venezuela’s affairs

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 put the situation into context, there are massive protests happening around Venezuela that were, un...

Obamacare is not true universal health care while under corporate control

Obamacare is not true universal health care while under corporate control

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 do not need to be afraid of health insurance providers denying them coverage. However, millions will still remain...

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 article, various CSU campuses are looking to trim costs and ethnic studies programs are bearing the brunt of the cuts...

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 or less, that’s what the president said, with witty paraphrasing done by the author of thi...

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 racism is nearly obsolete. After all, we do have our first ever African-American president. But contra...

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