The State Hornet

Immigration

Photo courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

April 23, 2013

S.W.E.R (Student Working for Equal Rights) supporter, Cynthia Vizcardo, right, speaks with undocumented brothers, Francis and Jorge Tume, both students at Miami Dade College and Dreamers wanting to apply for deferred action, Wednesday, August 15, 2012, in Miami, Florida, as Wednesday marks the first day t...

Election Day

LAURA A. ODA

February 13, 2013

Gov. Jerry Brown, from left, talks to the media and thanks the supporters of Proposition 30 Trish Gorham, president of the Oakland Education Association, and Relena Ellis, executive board member of the Oakland Education Association, after casting his ballot at his precinct at Oakland Fire Station 6 in Oaklan...

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Courtesy of Randy Pench - McClatchy Tribune

November 14, 2012

Sacramento State students will be spared a spring fee increase with the passage of Gov. Jerry Brown’s Proposition 30. About 54 percent of California voters voted to approve the ballot measure that would bring in additional funding to K-12, California State University and University of California sys...

Warren Buffett

Courtesy of McClatchy Tribune

August 31, 2011

Warren Buffett, right, wrote in the New York Times thewealthy should have to contribute more tax dollars than they donow, especially in this tough economic time....

Immigration laws lead to racism

Immigration laws lead to racism

Kelly Walters

April 20, 2011

There are millions of illegal immigrants in California. According to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Immigration Statistic there was an estimated 2.6 million illegal immigrants residing in California in 2009. In total, illegal immigrants represent about 6.8 percent of the state’s population....

Security measures are too much

Security measures are too much

Mike Stocker

November 2, 2010

The security the government provides is an illusion. Yassir Afifi, a student in Santa Clara, lived in Egypt from 2002 to 2008. His father, Aladdin Afifi, was president of the Muslim Community Association in America until his death last year. Yassir Afifi knows that he has been on an international watchlist...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

State Hornet

May 12, 2009

Last month, President Barack Obama's administration released four George W. Bush-era CIA memos that gave legal justification for harsh interrogation practices. Since then, the public has been divided on the prospect of trying the individuals who perpetrated these acts as criminals. Obama and Attorney Gen...

Meat consumption to rise

Meat consumption to rise

Melissa Filbin

June 25, 2006

(U-WIRE) COLLEGE STATION, Texas - In the next 14 years, the demand for meat is predicted to double, creating a growing concern in the United States and Europe about the health and environmental effects of meat consumption, according to the International Food Policy Research Institute. Global meat consumption is...