California Voters Likely to Support Marijuana

DEREK WU Staff Writer The possession of marijuana was once banned in the United States; however, the legalization of the recreational use of marijuana recently gained support from the state of California. Currently, the recreational sale of marijuana is legalized in Colorado and Washington. New studies by the National Institute on Drug Abuse found that smoking marijuana has no significant

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The Grim Reality of Contemporary ‘Slavery’

REBECCA ZENG BARRY CHEUNG Staff Writers Though less prevalent, slavery still occurs today, disguised as “forced labor” and “human trafficking,” but slavery should not be tolerated in any form. Slavery has slowly immersed itself into people’s daily lives. In Immokalee, Florida, illegal immigrants were beaten and forced to work on tomato farms to harvest produce unknowingly purchased by the general

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Merit-Based or Need-Based Aid?

DEBORAH CHEN Copy Editor “How am I going to pay for college?” is a question asked by the students who must rely on grants, scholarships and loans to lessen their financial burden. Despite the many factors that should be taken into consideration when deciding the eligibility of the recipients of financial aid, need-based aid should be a priority over merit-based

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Intercontinental Commute

JENNY LEE Features Editor From rickshaws to mini golf carts, methods of transportation have evolved above and beyond ground travel. One century later, airplanes send passengers soaring through skies and ships carry cargo over the four oceans on a daily basis. Although alien to Los Angeles, New York’s subway and taxi systems bustle with business. Used American school buses become

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