Opinion

Opinion: The United States has fallen ill

Opinion: The United States has fallen ill

It is June, and it is a period of relief for students who are subjected to nine-month school years. The conclusion of tests and classes is supposed to freshen the air in the lungs of students like myself. And yet, it would be virtually impossible for me — and many of...

Opinion: Eco-Apartheid in Orange County — why it matters

Opinion: Eco-Apartheid in Orange County — why it matters

On March 15, students across the world organized for our climate in an unprecedented act of frustration with climate inaction and the corrupting influence of fossil fuel corporations on our government. Orange County had its own climate strike in Santa Ana, which I...

Government shutdown hits off 2019

Government shutdown hits off 2019

During New Year’s, many say that each individual day is simply a new chapter in the collective sense — 365 total chapters to be exact. People across the globe celebrate the holiday with joy and laughter, with hope and anticipation, with gleaming eyes and determination...

Opinion: Why Trump is wrong about the bump stock ban

Opinion: Why Trump is wrong about the bump stock ban

Recently, the Trump Administration has moved to ban bump stocks all together and make them illegal. A bump stock is a gun accessory that makes a semi-automatic gun such as an AR-15 shoot faster and shoot more rounds, almost like a machine gun, according to the New...

Kanye West’s Wild Ride

Kanye West’s Wild Ride

Musical artist Kanye West had two major events on the agenda on Sept. 29: perform on Saturday Night Live and release his latest album "Yandhi." He did appear on SNL, but instead of dropping the album he gave the show’s audience a long-winded speech after credits...

Opinion: Trump’s (Failing?) Trade War

Opinion: Trump’s (Failing?) Trade War

From gadgets and gizmos aplenty to whoosits and whatsits galore, the consumer world is filled with new appliances and products spread all around, with “Made in China” plastered everywhere. But that’s all about to change. The U.S. has grown more and more intolerant of...