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Republicans looking to stamp out food stamps

Jaime Carrillo November 12, 2013

Congress’s recent cut to food stamps is deplorable in a Dickensian sort of way.The act reminded me of the famous line uttered by Scrooge in “A Christmas Carol.” Ebenezer Scrooge’s callous response...

Social media privacy should be accessible to all

Social media privacy should be accessible to all
Jaime Carrillo October 8, 2013

Thanks to a new bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, California teenagers will be able to retain their privacy in the age of social media, but the law should be expanded for everyone in the Golden State.Senate...

New bill lacking regulation of fracking in California

Jaime Carrillo October 2, 2013

Fracking is not only unsafe for California but it can prove to be costly to communities and incredibly dangerous to the environment.Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 4 into law Sep. 22. The bill permits...

Bill will extend student representation in CSU

Imran Majid April 2, 2013

While the California State University system administers the duties and functions of its state colleges through the Board of Trustees, students have a voice in the decision-making through two student trustees....

Senate pushes for cheaper online textbook library

Sean Keister January 25, 2012

Students statewide could soon save hundreds of dollars on textbooks if a senate proposal, creating a digital library of free textbooks, passes in California. Proposed by Senate President Pro Tem Darrell...

Sac State president announces possible tuition increase

Mallory Fites May 11, 2011

Sacramento State President Alexander Gonzalez today released an update with his stance on a proposed oil severance tax and the possibility of a tuition increase for next spring. The update was spurred...

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