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An illustration depicts President Joe Biden standing in front of a podium.

Calling Biden to action

Lucas Cohen-d'Arbeloff May 26, 2022

When National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman read her poem “The Hill We Climb” at President Joe Biden’s inauguration in 2021, she laid out a vision of hope and unity for the United States' next...

From Seaver to Shining Sea

Editorial Board October 15, 2021

In the Sept. 14 California Gubernatorial Recall Election, several members of the senior class cast their first-ever ballots, making their first contribution to a democratic system beyond the borders...

Democrat Perspective: Everything will be alright

Democrat Perspective: Everything will be alright

Emmanuel Zilber November 16, 2018

As election results across the country continue to be reported, one thing is very clear: Democrats have won the House, and Republicans have expanded their majority in the Senate. Regardless of political...

Mistreatment of the majority

Luke Schneider November 16, 2018

When people across America sit staring at their screens, watching a needle move left or right and dots on a diagram turn red or blue, it becomes easy to wonder if people are voting for the candidates themselves...

Students react to the outcome of midterms

Saba Nia November 15, 2018

Students discussed the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections and their interpretations of the California propositions. Peter Sykes ’19, a first-time voter, said that he appreciated being able to directly...

Human Rights Watch campaign looks to increase voter registration

Ruoshan Dong and Alice He November 15, 2018

The Human Rights Watch Student Task Force organized an initiative to increase voter registration and promote political awareness around campus for the midterm elections. The campaign stressed the importance...

Let’s get real: Emotion does belong in politics

Let’s get real: Emotion does belong in politics

Jessa Glassman November 15, 2018

The 2016 presidential election marked a fundamental shift in the psychology of politics. Campaign policies, promises and debates used to be openly discussed at our dinner tables. Since Donald Trump and...

Voting patterns shift in election, ‘blue ripple’ to affect future policy

Sophie Haber November 15, 2018

In a “blue ripple,” the Democrats took the House of Representatives and many contentious governor races in the midterm elections Nov. 6. Following a two-year period of a Republican-dominated legislature...

Eric Garcetti ’88 wins second term as L.A. Mayor

Anthony Weinraub March 8, 2017

Incumbent Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti '88 won reelection Tuesday in an election marked by low turnout. Garcetti decisively defeated his 10 challengers, earning approximately 81 percent of the vote. Garcetti...

Club members to hold voter registration drive

Indu Pandey October 5, 2016

The Junior State of America club will host a voter registration drive throughout the school day and after school Oct. 17. The deadline to register to vote in California is Oct. 24. "We hope to register...

Benjamin Most

First-Degree Bern

Benjamin Most March 9, 2016

Legend has it that when the Grinch discovered the true meaning of Christmas, his heart grew three sizes larger. The first time I saw Bernie Sanders speak, my heart grew four. I was born into an America...

Eli Adler

Behind the scenes at New Hampshire primary

Eli Adler February 18, 2016

(MANCHESTER, NH)-- The gym reeked of sweat, but Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders spent an hour on stage Feb. 9 going through the usual rhetoric. He talked about getting rid of Super...

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