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Latinx culture on display

By:Leana Padilla Lowriders have been synonymous with Latinx culture in the U.S. This culture has a major impact in the Latinx community in Riverside. Riverside City College, in response to Latinx Heritage Month, displayed lowriders and classic cars on Mine Okubo Avenue for everyone to enjoy. This event was supported by the Associated Student of

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Editorial: Trump’s hate speech empowers domestic terrorism

“I am simply defending my country from cultural and ethnic replacement brought on by an invasion.” This is a statement taken from the manifesto of Patrick Crusius minutes before he killed 22 people at a Walmart in El Paso. It is a statement that mirrors President Donald Trump’s ongoing blatantly racist rhetoric. Trump has referred

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Media literacy affects younger generations and produces mass ignorance

By Diego Lomeli Social media, now more than ever, provides the predominant means of distributing news stories and public opinion. The invention of the smartphone, along with its convenience and timeliness, has made the public resort to one of the laziest methods of staying informed: mindlessly scrolling through a social media feed and accepting tainted

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Opinion: The controversial debate regarding ethnic studies courses in California continues on

By Diego Lomeli It goes without saying that ethnic studies courses’ reputation has been and still is accompanied by controversy. The legislation AB 2772 was designed to incorporate ethnic studies courses into the California education system as a high school graduation requirement. The bill was proposed in February and was later rejected in September. As

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Opinion: On Civil Disobedience

By Diego Lomeli Our nation was built upon the founding principle that every citizen carries the right to voice their own opinions to the public in a non-violent manner. Civil Disobedience is the essence of free speech. It is the seed of progress, and the defender of freedom. We owe ourselves civil and organized actions

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