Alumna Julia Ruedas has been elected as a governing board member of the El Monte City School District and will be sworn in Monday.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a newly-elected Democratic representative for Congress from New York, is leading the campaign for a comprehensive carbon reduction and jobs program called the “Green New Deal.”
History was made in the 2018 midterm elections, with major steps and accomplishments for women and the LGBT community.
There is a misguided idea held by some Americans that racism and bigotry no longer exist in this country.
Many of us know the history of Jim Crow laws and their tireless effort to restrict the right to vote from marginalized communities. However, many of us do not realize that although those laws have been legally removed, there are still numerous voter restrictions in place today affecting marginalized communities across the country.
California opens its polls for the general election on Nov. 6, and Proposition 10 has voters divided.
An informal survey at the University of La Verne main campus revealed that 17 out of 20 students plan on voting in next month’s midterm elections, although most of them are unfamiliar with this year’s ballot measures.
As our world is ravaged by our excessive use of fossil fuels we need our consumption kept in check. The current gas tax that proposition 6 seeks to repeal is the first step in staying accountable and it is a fee that needs to be paid.
In the current political climate, very few people remain apathetic. If you have any thoughts or opinions about the current state of affairs in our country – state or local government – the way to have your voice heard is with a ballot. By filling out a ballot you are standing up and making your […]
Gitty Amini, associate professor of political science, presented her research on nuclear tensions between the United States, North Korea and Iran.