Has Biden followed through with key campaign promises?

Simon Hereford, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

President Biden promised his first 100 days would be historic, but as the clock ticks down, where does he stand on key initiatives? Coronavirus vaccine and relief One of President Biden’s most...

Progressive climate justice group Sunrise Movement protests outside a government building. Photo credit: Sunrise Movement.

Opinion: not embracing progressive policies is political suicide for the Democratic Party

Cooper Makhijani and Simon Hereford January 13, 2021

As Democrats across the country celebrated President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Republican incumbent Donald Trump, many overlooked the substantial number of seats lost in the House of Representatives....

Politics vs. science: the politicization of COVID vaccination

Ben Katznelson, Opinions Editor November 19, 2020

The topic of COVID-19 has been dominant in most discussions relating to the 2020 election within both major political parties. In the last few months of the race, President Donald Trump promised that a...

Decline in San Francisco tourism hits small businesses hardest

Maya Campbell, Arts and Culture Editor November 13, 2020

The continual increase in visitors to San Francisco over the past 10 years has resulted in record-breaking growth in the city’s tourism. However, COVID-19 has brought the tourism industry down on its...

Digitally modified photograph of members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Eli Gordon, Managing Editor February 27, 2019

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the...

Trash on the beach at Fort Miley, San Francisco, on Jan. 26.
By Tallula Ricciardi, Arts and Culture editor

Shutdown interrupted: two federal employees weigh in on the longest government shutdown in United States history

Tallula Ricciardi and Sally Cobb February 27, 2019

From midnight on Dec. 22, 2018 until Jan. 25, 2019, the United States government experienced what turned out to be the longest federal shutdown in history. The 34-day government shutdown began because...

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