As Rippon has fought homophobia and bigotry with bold, fearless statements, Chen and his fellow Asian American athletes have fought nativism and racism with their chosen medium of quiet dignity.
Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Nikolas Cruz is accused of walking onto the campus in Parkland, Fla. and attacking dozens of helpless students with an AR-15 gun. The shooting left 17 dead and dozens of others injured. “Thoughts and prayers” has become an all-too-common phrase tweeted across the internet and spoken by countless […]
When tragedy struck Parkland, Fla., last week, parents, students and children across the nation were both stunned and exhausted at yet another senseless massacre — one that common-sense gun regulations could have made far more unlikely. Some conservative pundits and policymakers who have come under fire for their opposition to gun reform have proposed a […]
Two years ago, the USC College Democrats hosted then-Attorney General Kamala Harris at a rally at Ronald Tutor Campus Center; in January, the 49th Empowerment Congress hosted a gubernatorial debate between six of the major contenders for the California gubernatorial election here at USC. This Friday, the USC College Democrats and the Unruh Associates are […]
Violence against women is finally receiving attention again due to revelations in the Trump administration
While it may make sense to advise controversial speakers to bring bodyguards for their own protection, whose responsibility is it to ensure the safety of the students?
If Spencer wins in court, he will speak at the University of Cincinnati — and force any university to pay for his security at other colleges, as well.
Let me make this clear — whether or not you support DACA, whether or not you support DREAMers, whether you want a wall, a ban, a bill or none of those things — our elected representatives, the ones we chose, cannot follow through on those desires unless Ryan lets them.
Last year, Oklahoma Rep. Justin Humphrey, the Republican lawmaker who proposed a partner consent law, justified his bill by saying that while “[women] feel like that is their body,” this isn’t the case because “you’re a host.”
Undergraduate Student Government elections will be underway in less than a week, but the mood around campus doesn’t reflect that. Yes, there are campaign signs along Trousdale Parkway, candidates make Facebook pages to gather support and campus news organizations write about the campaign trail. But for the average student, the air of USG elections just […]