Associated Students (not quite a) Government

Associated Students (not quite a) Government

May 20, 2014

The Associated Student Government (ASG) of City College has a problem: It is not a government, which might be fine. There are many great things that are... Read more »

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Christopher Handloser

May 20, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent... Read more »

The Invigilator — We the people do not need militarized regulation

The Invigilator — We the people do not need militarized regulation

May 1, 2014

About 80 miles east of Las Vegas, there is a conservation effort gone horribly wrong. The decades-old conflict between the federal Bureau of Land Management... Read more »

Killer whales should not be held captive

Killer whales should not be held captive

Michelle Moran

April 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Wonder why you see dozens of people protesting outside theme parks with animals as the star attraction? These activists will... Read more »

SeaWorld rescues whales from predators

SeaWorld rescues whales from predators

Diego Lynch

April 18, 2014

Filed under Opinion

SeaWorld’s Shamu show provides such substantial benefits to killer whales in the wild and to the entire ocean that it would be tragic to shut... Read more »

Understand your rights

Joe Kendall

March 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

As a City College student interacting with campus police, San Diego police and Metropolitan Transit Service security personnel, it’s important to know your rights. When dealing with law enforcement there are three basic levels of contact. First, “consensual contact,” begins when an officer... Read more »

The Invigilator – No hiding behind the shield

The Invigilator – No hiding behind the shield

March 25, 2014

Joe Public used to be equal with the law in the US. Everyone funded their aptly-named peace officers and in return trusted... Read more »

Divide us and we’ll conquer.

Divide us and we’ll conquer.

Essence Mcconnell

March 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Better start rethinking that California-shaped tattoo you wanted to get over Spring Break. A petition has been launched to split California into... Read more »

California has the best of all worlds and splitting it is a mistake

California has the best of all worlds and splitting it is a mistake

Diego Lynch

March 12, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A “state may, if its citizens choose, serve as a laboratory; and... Read more »

Should we hear about Snowden? — Press is right to ignore Snowden’s leaks

Diego Lynch

February 26, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Voice

Events of the last 15 years have delivered challenges and opportunities. The National Security Administration (NSA) has responded through the mass surveillance that prompted Edward Snowden’s actions and a conundrum for the press: When someone commits espionage should the press interpret and disseminate the national security information revealed?   Unlike... Read more »