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Governor Gavin Newsom speaking with attendees at the 2019 California Democratic Party State Convention at the George R. Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California.

Newsom Defeats Recall

Luca D'Agruma, News Editor September 14, 2021

Santa Barbara: Governor Gavin Newsom defeated a tumultuous recall campaign Tuesday as all the major networks called the race for him, affirming that Democrats will maintain their dominance in the Golden...

Media’s Blurry Lines Blend Celebrities and Politicians

Media’s Blurry Lines Blend Celebrities and Politicians

Boning Zhang January 29, 2015

Celebrities have been involved in politics and campaigning for years, inter- twining the two worlds, but recently, the media has stuck its nose into the personal lives of our leaders. Politicians are...

Student Attends the Republican Convention

October 30, 2012

We caught up with freshman John Puzder shortly after he attended the Republican National Convention.   Q. What prompted you to go to the National Convention?  A. “My dad is a big supporter...

DIRTY POLITICIANS: an Evolving Social Epidemic?

DIRTY POLITICIANS: an Evolving Social Epidemic?

February 11, 2012

For years there has been a trend that has run so rampant through the political world in the United States that it has evolved into a social epidemic. When news breaks of a senator, governor, or presidential...

Digging Into Political Campaigns

December 2, 2011

“If you’re going to run for [office], you need to prepare to run for [office],” advised Mr. Don Sipple as he paused his collection of videos from past political campaign ads. Mr. Sipple spoke...

BY ZOE SERBIN

Confronting Judicial Red Tape

October 20, 2011

Southern California drivers are becoming victims of a flawed legal system. Senior Alex Louden was recently subject to the inconsistent court system in Beverly Hills. After running red light in Beverly...

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