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Kids are growing up too fast

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
Renee C. Byer October 26, 2015

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It...

Students uninformed about campus evacuation plans

Fire burns near road signage near Uncle Tom's Cabin in El Dorado County, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. The King fire has burned more than 70,000 acres. (Randall Benton/Sacramento Bee/MCT)
Randall Benton- McClatchy Tribun September 24, 2014

On Sept. 11, the smell of smoke and fire penetrated the air behind the University Union. All that could be made out amongst the cloudy light grey sky were tiny lights of three fire trucks racing to quickly...

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds

Ethnic study courses inspire students to open their minds
McClatchy Tribune May 14, 2014

In a state where Latinos make up the majority, one would think California’s educational system would reflect that. According to the California Department of Education, Latinos in 2012/2013 made up 52.7...

Prop. 30 Passes, tuition refund on the way?

Gov. Jerry Brown pushed for the passage of Proposition 30 in order to save the California State University system and other schools throughout the state of California.
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...

Start your day with a protein-rich breakfast

One serving of Canadian bacon contains eight grams of protein and one egg contains six grams of protein.
McClatchy Tribune September 18, 2012

Feeling hungry and thinking about food can be very distracting when you’re trying to concentrate in class. According to a study by the University of Kansas Medical Center, skipping breakfast increases...

Kids using cell phones

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time.
McClatchy April 10, 2012

Brandon Gonzales, 12, has been using a cell phone since he was 10. Almost all of his friends have cell phones, too. His mom, Elizabeth Gonzales, likes knowing that he can call home at any time. "It gives...

Medicine is not a solution to all of our problems

medicating problems::McClatchy Tribune
Dante Frattini December 1, 2010

Dante Frattini Americans are stereotypically lazy, obese NASCAR fans. No matter how true that may be, health is still a major focus for millions of people in the United States. Gyms, nutrition stores and...

Security measures are too much

airport security:Miami Dade Police officer Mark Huetter walks the concourse at Miami International Airport.:McClatchy Tribune
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...

Obama closes 2005 loophole in Title IX

Title IX volleyball:The Obama administration is attempting to close a loophole in Title IX, which is designed to provide equal funding for NCAA men?s and women?s sports.:File Photo
Miriam Arghandiwal April 27, 2010

Vice President Joe Biden announced April 20 the Obama administration would overturn the 2005 revised interpretation to Title IX federal law, which was said to provide a loophole in the law. Title IX reads...

Editorial: Americans need full disclosure

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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...

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