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A “New Green Deal”

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

February 27, 2019

Newly elected Representative Alejandra Ocasio-Cortez of New York proposed a “New Green Deal.” The goal of this deal is to significantly reduce greenhouse gases to avoid the supposed catastrophic consequences of climate change/w...

Political Focus: The danger to journalists and media personnel is almost completely the fault of the White House

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

The domestic terrorist arrested last week by the name of Christopher Hasson was found with a stash of firearms and a list of news journalists and Democratic politicians to be killed. The Coast Guard lieutenant was arrested Friday, F...

Opinion: What’s up with Yik Yak?

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

Remember the app Yik Yak? It was featured as a section in The Oakland Post in around 2015 to 2016 when I was a freshman. However, as I checked the newspaper one day, I realized the section that had brought enjoyment to my day...

#28DaysofBlackCosplay inspires cosplayers to embrace diversity

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

As a celebration of Black History Month and people of color in the cosplay community, black cosplayers have created the hashtag #28DaysofBlackCosplay. This hashtag has spanned over Twitter, Instagram and other social media platforms to celebrat...

Political Focus: new popular battle royale ‘Apex: Legends’ releases with diverse roster that draws hate

Ben Hume, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

Minority representation has only recently made a surge in popularity and importance in the video game theater. EA Games and Respawn Entertainment recently joined the battle royale genre, sweeping the video game market last we...

Venezuela and the support for a Democracy

Timothy Kandow, Contributor

February 13, 2019

Politician and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself the legitimate president of Venezuela on Jan. 23, 2019. That same day, President Donald Trump declared he and his administration fully recognized him as the le...

Opinion: Please vaccinate your children to help save lives

Alyssa Ochss, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

There has been a measles outbreak in Washington recently, and it is the cause of panic for many people. Many news sources are saying the state is cracking down on the vaccine exemption. Vaccines have been a subject spoken about am...

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