Archive for Fall 2009

Not All Taxes are Created Equal

Mar 25, 2011 No Comments

Oiling Up for a Better California By Nik Dixit As anyone with eyes, ears, and a brain knows, California is in trouble. Battered by recession, we are bleeding uncontrollably. We are losing jobs, and our unemployment sits well above the national average. Our cash-strapped government has made a host of cuts, to basic services like [...]

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Reform in California

Mar 25, 2011 No Comments

Let’s get practical. By Keith Yetter In the last year, with the passage of Proposition 8 and the Legislature’s inability or unwillingness to write a “fair and balanced” budget, we have heard increasingly louder demands for massive reform of the structure of governance in the State of California.  Many politicians and political activists have gone [...]

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Please Warn Me of Poles, Pedestrians and Protestors

Jan 31, 2011 No Comments

By Claire M. Viall As a tour guide, (the best job on campus – hiring soon) my favorite spot when I give tours is right in front of the Free Speech Movement Café. Being the history nerd that I am, I probably relay a tad too much information about this one spot on campus, but [...]

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Where’s My Candidate for Governor?

Jan 30, 2011 No Comments

Progressives Call for More Diverse Options By Gabriel Patterson-King The 2010 California governor’s election should be an exciting race, with the potential to dramatically shift political power in the state to the left. Despite all the attention lavished on the race due to big name candidates like Jerry Brown, and formerly Gavin Newsom, many important [...]

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