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Monarchs and the Midterms

Monarchs and the Midterms

Nicholas Corral, Editor November 27, 2022
Young people have traditionally voted in far smaller numbers compared to other age groups, but the 2018 midterms saw a thirty-year high with 28% of eligible voters aged eighteen to twenty-nine casting ballots. And though the 2022 midterms fell short at 27%, high registration and strong turnout mark a hopeful upswing for youth engagement.
Elon Musk: The New King of Twitter

Elon Musk: The New King of Twitter

Anik Chobe, Ruby (Eunseo) Lee, and Navya Tyagali November 27, 2022
Through the last month, Musk has proved that he can administer his authority over the social media juggernaut that Twitter has become – despite the flow of criticism he has received.
Biden’s Plan for Debt Forgiveness Explained

Biden’s Plan for Debt Forgiveness Explained

Sanjana Bhupathi and Valerie Chen November 27, 2022
Biden’s relief plan will affect the vast majority of borrowers by reducing the debt of 43 million borrowers and even canceling debt completely for 20 million borrowers.
Has Silicon Valley Really Cast Away The Caste System?

Has Silicon Valley Really Cast Away The Caste System?

Anika Bhutani, Emma Lee, and Katherine Wilcox November 27, 2022
While most cultural traditions tend to remain distant from our daily lives, one religious system has made its appearance in numerous instances: the Hindu caste system.
How COVID Stunted Students

How COVID Stunted Students

Anika Chatradhi and Alice Kang November 27, 2022
And although all students suffered learning loss because of Covid, some experienced more than others, as a result of racial and economic disparities in society
The Labor Movement in the 2020s

The Labor Movement in the 2020s

Anik Chobe, Staff Writer October 18, 2022
The National Labor Relations Board states that petitions for unionization have increased by 57% and a recent Gallup poll shows unions are at their most popular point since 1965
Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard: The Future of Affirmative Action

Students For Fair Admissions v. Harvard: The Future of Affirmative Action

Adarsh Krishnan, Staff Writer October 18, 2022
The Supreme Court could go as far as declaring that diversity of any form is not a compelling state interest, which would prevent colleges from considering any feature of a student’s identity
The Future of Gambling in California: Prop 26 v. Prop 27

The Future of Gambling in California: Prop 26 v. Prop 27

Brianna Wiles, Skyler Mazzone, and George Feng October 18, 2022
Prop 26 and 27 are only two of California’s seven new initiatives being put up for this year’s election. Sports gambling in California is currently illegal; these two propositions aim to legalize certain forms of sports gambling.
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