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My name is Kai Zheng: Welcome to the new Channels opinion section

Kai Zheng, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2020

This semester, I will be taking the reins as Opinion Editor on The Channels. And it’s a good thing, too, because I have a lot of opinions. The Beatles are better than the Rolling Stones (About a 51-49 split, to be fair) though ...

In the black community, mental illness is seen as a cultural taboo

Sierra Shelton, Opinion Editor

November 8, 2019

“You need to go to church...Have you ever considered that it’s all just made up in your head?” Those were a couple of the things I was told by my parents when I confided to them about my struggles with mental health.  I don’t blame my parents f...

Families should not have to choose between food and health coverage

Gia Opsahl, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Since the age of five, I have been one of the 2.7 million people in California who doesn’t have health care.  Although there are certain health coverage plans under the Affordable Health Care Act, the affordability barrier is a heavyweight on co...

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