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California Community Colleges chancellor discusses cuts and student advocacy

By Erik Galicia The head of the California Community College system called for students to actively participate in advocacy for their needs as they navigate the financial uncertainty of the fall 2020 semester. The system is looking at around $1.5 billion in deferrals for the 2020-21 academic year, meaning colleges may not receive that amount

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Editorial: Distribution of stimulus funds exclude millions who deserve it

Millions received government issued stimulus checks this month to ease the financial burdens caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, millions of others received nothing. Undocumented immigrants have been laboring in the countryside, rain or shine, ensuring food makes it on the plates of hungry Americans. They have been working alongside American citizens in grocery stores,

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Opinion: New acting head secretary of Homeland Security spells a grim future

By Jonathan Ramirez Kirstjen Nielsen was the former poster-child for family separation and her replacement will be worse. Which is truly saying something. McAlneenan has been one of the main enforcers for “zero tolerance” of immigrants crossing the border for enforcing and defending it. He has also supported the president’s border wall and testified before

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