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Trumpcare on its way to the Senate after being passed in the House

Tom Price speaks to men after taking away the affordable care act

Heidi Weinrich

May 5, 2017

The House of Representatives passed Trumpcare to replace Obamacare, according to CNN.House Republicans celebrated early Thursday morning while playing the "Rocky" theme song.For the past seven years, Republicans have been determined to repeal the Affordable Care Act. As reported by CNN, with more Republic...

Medicare For All protesters aim to educate the public

Protesters wave their picket signs at Pershing Square

Carolyne Hogikyan

February 7, 2017

Republicans are still threatening to repeal Obamacare, but Medicare For All protesters are pushing to replace it with a single-payer system. A single-payer system aims to replace for-profit health insurance with universal healthcare. Kenneth Mejia, green party candidate for California's 34th congressional district,...

California Democrats stand against plan to repeal Obamacare

Nancy Pelosi speaks to an audience to protect Obamacare

Sandra Say

January 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Congressional Delegation hosted the “Faces of Obamacare: Healthcare is a Human Right” Monday in support of the Affordable Care Act.Republican leaders have been against the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, since it was signed in March of 2010. Just last week, C...

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

CSU will help students enroll in Covered CA as deadline approaches

Illustration by Jae Kitinoja

Hansook Oh

February 5, 2014

As the deadline for enrolling for healthcare is approaching, the Cal State University system is working to encourage students to sign up. As of Jan. 1 of this year, all American citizens are required to have health insurance under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), popularly known as O...

Ask – you may already be eligible

Ask - you may already be eligible

Michael Arvizu

December 1, 2013

As college students, we have better things to do than go around shopping online for health insurance.  In this technical age, we rely on web-based portals for quick information. But when technology fails us, as has been the case with, going directly to the source can be a better u...

You had one job to do, government

You had one job to do, government

Calvin Ratana

October 6, 2013

Everybody, brace yourselves. The government of the United States of America has officially, as of Tuesday morning last week, shut down. Yup, the government in all of its infinite wisdom, failed to do the one thing they were hired and elected to do: keep the government running. Despite the various Facebook references between the government shutdown and the movie ...

Government shutdown is now a reality

Hansook Oh

September 30, 2013

The 113th Congress caused a “shutdown” of most federal government agencies today due to its failure to complete the standard yearly process of funding the government for the coming fiscal year (FY). The failure was caused by a disagreement between Senate Democrats and House Republicans over Republica...

Why should you care about Obamacare?

Why should you care about Obamacare?

Mona Adem

September 30, 2013

By Lisa Anderson To say the 2,000-plus pages constituting the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, are complicated is an understatement. Alas, there are certain core problems many acknowledge. First, it doesn’t affect everyone equally, including students. T...

CSU Health Insurance Education Project aims to teach students about healthcare reform, new California health insurance exchange

Hansook Oh

September 17, 2013

<<< CORRECTION: The Chair of the Department of Health Sciences is Dr. Anita Slechta, not Dr. Bethany Rainisch. Dr. Slechta was interviewed for the story, not Dr. Rainisch. Over the three years since congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010, changes in health care poli...

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