Republicans Seek to ‘Trump’le American Right

JENNIFER FAN MADELEINE PARAGAS Staff Writers Birthright citizenship has been an American right for about 150 years. Under the Fourteenth Amendment, anyone born in U.S. territories is given the legal right to citizenship, regardless of their parents’ status. Immigrants, documented or not, benefit from this amendment, as their children will not have to go through the lengthy and complicated process

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The Right Angle(a): Our First Lasts

ANGELA YANG Editor in Chief There’s nothing quite like summer in California. Except maybe spring in California. Come to think of it, winter and fall as well. While it seems our seasons never change, it’s clear that we have. Three years ago, our biggest concern was the foreign world of high school. Now, it’s leaving the comfort of familiarity. Three

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Will Implementing Body Cameras on Police Officers Be Effective in Reducing Police Brutality?

ELVIN CHAU Staff Writer Police brutality has been on the news constantly, showing police threatening and beating frightened citizens. It is widely talked about because armed officers break the trust between the people and them when they shoot unarmed citizens for no apparent reason. Some police departments have tried to solve this issue by buying body cameras for police officers.

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Religion: Not a Fallback for Homophobia

ELIAS ALMAREZ-HERRERA Staff Writer “Under God’s authority, we are not issuing a marriage license to you.” Many same-sex couples were told this when applying for a marriage license. Even though same-sex marriage was ruled legal in America on June 26, there have been countless cases of license denials among same-sex couples. In doing this, conservative Southern states such as Arkansas

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Introduction: A Struggle for Life

YI-FENG HO Staff Writer Each month is dedicated to different people who are affected by specific cancers. Cancer is a much-feared disease and takes many forms. The month of September focuses on patients with leukemia, ovarian cancer, thyroid cancer, prostate cancer, lymphoma and childhood cancer. To treat cancer, patients go through a process that can take up to months or

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Forging A Future Free From Childhood Cancer

Crystal Cheah Staff Writer In 2012, President Barack Obama proclaimed September National Childhood Cancer Awareness month to remember and honor children who have been affected by these lethal diseases. Pediatric cancer is a leading cause of disease-related death among children and adolescents, ranging from ages one to 19, in the United States. Each year, nearly 250,000 children are diagnosed with

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