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Is Facebook Letting Politicians Lie?

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has recently testified in front of the Senate, due to the announcement of a new, possibly  illicit, policy, that could potentially affect the results of the 2020 presidential election and the Brexit campaign.  Facebook announced it would refrain from fact-checking political speech on the site, which includes …

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Audrey Dickinson

Summer months are full of free time and opportunity.  Some students take this time to relax, while others use the extra hours to explore possible career paths and gain further knowledge. Audrey Dickinson, a junior at MC, chose the latter by participating in a two week program through UCSD centering …

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Stephen King’s The Institute

‘Twas the spookiest of nights and all through the house, not an evil being was resting-not even a mouse.  The kidnappers went down the hallways with care, taking another child and his teddy bear. The child was kept, only parents killed, because the Institute’s cages needed to be filled.   Goblins, …

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The Call for Political Civility

Republican and Democrat, white and black, male and female; for many years these opposing issues have divided our country, caused us to fight against ourselves, and changed the way we as Americans see each other. On Tuesday, August 20, Cindy McCain, the widow of U.S. senator John McCain, began her …

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CW’s Batwoman Raises Controversy

The CW recently announced that they’re adding the wealthy heiress, Batwoman, to their “Arrowverse.”  The first look trailer, released in May of 2019, has racked up six million views in three months. Though that may seem impressive, just one look at the number of dislikes will certainly dismiss such praise. …

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Green New Deal causes controversy

Cynically described as a socialist fever dream by Republicans and proclaimed by Democrats as a solution to the climate crisis, the Green New Deal (GND) has sparked yet another contentious conversation about economic and environmental reform led by the government. While each side is quick to make partisan-biased statements, either …

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The California primary elections

An important day for Californians is here, as the primary election on June 5, 2018 begins. The outcome will result in who will run for governor and includes many other open positions. Not to mention this election, Dianne Feinstein continues to run for Senate, after five consecutive wins. Out of …

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Walking Out is not enough

  On Feb. 14, 17 students were murdered in a mass shooting at a Florida high school. On March 14, one month later,  tens of thousands of students across the country walked out of school at for 17 minutes to honor the victims’ lives. On March 24, nearly one million people …

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The politics of pageants

“One hundred ninety-five countries signed the Paris agreement, in which each country sets nonbinding goals to reduce man-made climate change. The U.S. is withdrawing from the agreement, citing negligible environmental effects and negative economic impact. Good decision? Bad decision? Which is it and why?” Maria Menounos asked Cara Mund on …

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