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Soundboard: California Governor Elections


In the video above, USC students were asked on Thursday about the upcoming gubernatorial race between Democratic incumbent mayor Jerry Brown and Republican challenger Neel Kashkari. In a recent poll by the Los Angeles Times and the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, results revealed a high amount of political support for Brown while many were unable […]

Education is essential to prison reform


In 1989, five 14-to 15-year-old boys, four black and one Hispanic, were convicted of a crime they did not commit. They spent between five and  11 years in juvenile delinquent centers and prisons in New York. Though the boys were victims of institutional racism and a flawed justice system that robbed them of a significant […]

Endorsement: Yes on Prop 30


The debate between Propositions 30 and 38 is intensifying for California residents. Unfortunately, neither proposition is perfect. Prop. 30, Gov. Jerry Brown’s measure, plans to increase taxes on the richest Californians to help close the budget gap, generating revenue for schools and local public safety programs. Prop. 38, lawyer Molly Munger’s proposal, would raise the […]