Environmental voters were crucial to Biden’s victory
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Environmental voters were crucial to Biden’s victory

Historically, the environment has taken a back seat to many other issues in national politics, but 2020 has not been an ordinary year The election. It’s what everyone’s…

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Strict diets can deprive us of our happiness and health
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Strict diets can deprive us of our happiness and health

We need to focus on loving and listening to our bodies when it comes to our diet In the U.S., diet culture began in the early 1900s and…

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A recent massive bird die out calls into question the balance of water management in California
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A recent massive bird die out calls into question the balance of water management in California

Nestled in Northern reaches of California, Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge is not always on the forefront of water conservationists’ minds  On the Oregon border lies Lower Klamath…

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We should look at beauty labels the same way we do food labels
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We should look at beauty labels the same way we do food labels

 Knowing the intentions behind the products we consume is necessary to living a healthy lifestyle From a young age, I was taught to pay attention to the nutrition…

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Trump Administration is trying to raise Shasta Dam, again
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Trump Administration is trying to raise Shasta Dam, again

The Bureau of Reclamation has tried to push through a proposal to raise the Shasta Dam many times over the past decade, despite its environmental and cultural implications …

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Drilling is bad, actually
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Drilling is bad, actually

Gov. Newsom recently issued an executive order outlining a ban on the sale of fossil fuels by 2035, but is this enough? Newsom’s administration itself has issued nearly…

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Wear a mask: the dangers of politicizing healthcare and safety are taking lives
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Wear a mask: the dangers of politicizing healthcare and safety are taking lives

Masks protect the health of you and those around you The current political climate of our country has been one of the many contributing factors of this ongoing…

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The race for 2024 is already on
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The race for 2024 is already on

The groundwork is being laid for an election that will determine the future of both major political parties — and America In the world of politics, it’s never…

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Only through film can Russia’s soul be captured
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Only through film can Russia’s soul be captured

A glance at Russian cinema unveils a nation that is both honest and misunderstood From the early experimental days of silent films to the needless war dramas of…

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Who is the voice of our generation?
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Who is the voice of our generation?

Picking just one would be a disservice to the uniqueness of our generation  As our generation grows older, we often reminisce about the past. Even before the pandemic…

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Comfort food: Solve your problems by eating them
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Comfort food: Solve your problems by eating them

Have your cake, eat it too Nothing is more comforting than a strong cup of coffee on a bad day. Although most people wouldn’t call coffee “comfort food,”…

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Tragedy plus time equals comedy, but how soon is too soon?
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Tragedy plus time equals comedy, but how soon is too soon?

Exploring whether “humor” is still “funny” in midst of pandemic Over these last two months — excuse me, first two months — of “attending” virtual lectures via Zoom,…

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Retail therapy doesn’t have to be an oxymoron
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Retail therapy doesn’t have to be an oxymoron

It can provide the creative stimulation we need to move forward To many, retail therapy means one of two things — either a “treat yourself” day to splurge…

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In deep blue California, Republicans find signs of life
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In deep blue California, Republicans find signs of life

Mike Garcia’s special election victory shows Republicans how to succeed in blue states After a sound defeat in the 2018 midterms, California Republicans have a reason to be…

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Female rappers are the future of hip-hop
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Female rappers are the future of hip-hop

With fresh stories and perspectives, female rappers are elevating hip-hop higher than ever before We’re lucky enough to be living in a period that, despite the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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