Concern for national science funding in the face of the new administration

Blake Case, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017

Scientific coalitions nationwide, including the Society for Freshwater Science, The American Geophysical Union, and the American Association of Geographers, are concerned that the Trump administration poses not only a threat to research dependent on federal funding, but also objectivity in the face of...

The reality of Trump’s wall draws closer

Infographic comparing the costs of various government programs to Trump's wall by Kian Nassre, Head of Infographics.

Kian Nassre, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

 "The wall is getting designed right now," said President Donald Trump on February 8, 2017. Trump pledged to build a wall on the U.S. - Mexico border throughout his presidential campaign. Now, the U.S. government is officially seeking contractors and designs as the feasibility of Trump’s wall remains unde...

Fake News and its prevalence during the 2016 Presidential Election

Aidan Ryan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

The Urban Legend’s morning headline reads, “Fare leaves Urban after multiple students are hospitalized from food poisoning.” You pause. What? How can you tell if this is true or not?   Fake news describes articles uploaded to the internet with such a bias that they state false informatio...

The future of San Francisco as a sanctuary city

Infographic of sanctuary cities in the United States, made by Kian Nassre.

Sophia Vahanvaty, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017

  32 years ago, San Francisco became the 13th sanctuary city after then-mayor Dianne Feinstein signed a resolution protecting the increasing amounts of Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants. This past year, sanctuary cities reemerged into the national conscience after becoming a major talking point of the 2...

Why I’m with her

Skylar Baker, Guest Writer

October 25, 2016

"Since her first presidential campaign in 2008, I've viewed Clinton as someone who exemplifies the very things my family has raised me to value: female empowerment, generosity, open-mindedness, and moderation."

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