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California should require ethnic studies for high school students

Lucy Marx, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion

America’s youth are growing more inclusive and diverse than ever, so why isn’t that reflected in our high school curriculums? The demand for ethnic studies courses in California reflects this vast disconnect. California is one of our nation’s most diverse states. More th...

We all need to do our part in keeping plastic out of the oceans

Madeleine Sydkvist, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion

You might imagine what beauty lies beneath the surface while gazing at the waves crashing onto the beach, but the truth is that our oceans are turning into a landfill. It’s not news that plastic has taken over our world. ...

Minority veterans shouldn’t have to pick between pride in heritage, pride in serving

Ramiro Detrinidad, Staff Writer

March 1, 2019

Filed under Columns, Opinion

It was my first year in the Navy and I was proud to have the privilege to serve, receiving gratitude from what I perceived to be genuinely kind people who saw a young man serving his country. I had no concept that this res...

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