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Keystone XL Pipeline Resumes Construction

Blanca Martin, Reporter
March 8
Filed under News

Despite what President Trump said at the Conservative Political Action Conference, the Keystone XL pipeline is being built using non-American steel. Trump announced at CPAC Feb. 24, “If they want a pipeline in the United States, they're going to use pipe that's made in the United States,” con...

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

Donald Trump Demands Apology from “Hamilton” Cast

Jake Laurell, Staff Writer
November 27
Filed under News

President-elect Donald Trump took to twitter demanding an apology from the Hamilton musical cast about their statement to Vice President-elect Mike Pence about inequality. Friday, November 18, after the play Hamilton was performed, actor Brandon Victor Dixon playing Aaron Burr delivered a message...

Berkeley High School Students March in Protest Day After Election

Berkeley High School Students March in Protest Day After Election

Sandra Reyes, Ads Manager
November 15
Filed under Top Stories

Protesters continue to flood streets across the nation after Donald Trump’s win of the presidential election. Students in California high schools staged walkouts, while many marched onto streets and other California campuses. Several East Bay school students walked out in protest, according to CBS San F...

Trump Supporters on Campus: Why He Has My Vote

Diana Juarez, Copy Editor
November 15
Filed under Opinion

As I write this article, the election hasn’t happened yet. We sit here with knots in our stomachs and a nervous energy that makes us restless about the results. Regardless of who your candidates are or what propositions and proposals you’re voting on, this election has been nerve racking in the w...

Students Gather in Solidarity Post Election

November 10
Filed under KRHC VIDEO

Students gather to express their thoughts and concerns after election day. Shot and edited by Sergio Ruiz

It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

It’s Over: The End or New Beginning?

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
November 9
Filed under Top Stories

President-elect Donald Trump has clinched the 2016 presidential election after a tight battle to the last minute with his opponent, Hillary Clinton. His victory marks the closest election since Bush v Gore, and like the 2000 elections, third party candidates played a key role in the outcome. While m...

Clinton vs.Trump: The Qualifier

Zachary Mejia, Political Correspondent
October 18
Filed under News

The October 8 debate occurred after a controversial week for both presidential candidates. Donald Trump was under heavy criticism for coarse sexual remarks made about women in a leaked video from 2005. Hillary Clinton was under scrutiny after Wikileaks released transcripts of paid speeches she made to...

Trumpism and the GOP

Trumpism and the GOP

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
May 21
Filed under Opinion

One of the things that baffles me the most about the current presidential race, is why Trump has the support he does from conservatives. Trump is in no way conservative. He has no principles. He supports making government bigger by putting tariffs on foreign goods. He wants to be able to sue the...

Sanders remains optimistic at Southern California rally, inspiring supporters

Pete Escobar, A&E Editor
May 20
Filed under News, Top Stories

Thousands lined up at the StubHub center in Carson on Tuesday night for a rally in support of the democratic presidential candidate Bernard “Bernie” Sanders. Sanders spoke out about a variety of issues facing the nation in hopes of garnering voter support and catching up with his democratic rival,...

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

The U.S failure in the Arab Spring

Zackary Mejia, Staff Writer
April 18
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Last month’s terrorist attack in Brussels is yet another unintended consequence of the West’s dreadful diplomacy in the Middle East, specifically, the Obama Administration's use of unconventional hard power diplomacy. Despite the unavoidable controversy that plagues any world leader in regard to M...

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

The Rise of Insurgents : Why People Love Trump and Sanders

Catrina Ritter, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Opinion

  I have been watching the political process of choosing the 2016 candidate for president on both sides of the political aisle since the beginning, and it has been an exciting turn of events. Two candidates in particular, and their fan bases, have really stood out in this election process, Donald Tr...

Delegates going up on a Tuesday

Delegates going up on a Tuesday

Nicolas Trujillo, Staff writer
February 28
Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

The Nevada caucus was held on Feb. 23 and it came to no surprise that Donald Trump won by a large margin, nearly 46 percent of votes. Trump was predicted to win and with Jeb Bush withdrawing his candidacy, it is starting to look likely that Trump will win the Republican nomination for President. Even...

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