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On the heels of successful ballot measures, Colorado and Washington are now preparing to begin the legal sale of recreational marijuana in January 2014. In the meantime, the legalization of marijuana remains a polarizing issue as opponents and supporters of the measures have continued to voice their differing views.
Notable Evolutionist Professor Joan Roughgarden recently gave a speech at HMC regarding gender and heteronormative diversity in STEM.
Jenna continues to explore the political culture of Washington and finds that even in the midst of a government shutdown, D.C. can still be “overwhelming”.
After national gun legislation failed, a number of states took matters into their own hands, passing harsher and stricter gun control laws in some states and expanding gun rights laws in others.
Online journalism has taken hold of a new generation’s attention, especially because social media websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are a part of our daily lives.
When Enrique Peña Nieto assumed executive control of Mexico last December, he inherited a bloody and costly war. By the time Peña Nieto was inaugurated, the war fought between the government and various drug syndicates had been going on for six years.
If you have ever used the resources of a library, a local gym, Amazon.com, or even a taxi cab then you have participated in the sharing economy. This structure plays a key part in the Claremont community
Charles has had a bit of time to reflect on the recent government shutdown, and finds an important message in the form of a parking ticket in London.
During the 2012-2013 Supreme Court session, the Court heard many cases that had the power to significantly affect various social policies in the country, including same-sex marriage, voting rights, and affirmative action. Here’s an overview.
After two days of deliberations, Pitzer College’s Board of Trustees decided to refrain from divestment, instead opting to set up a “task force” to discuss the school’s overall approach to climate change and action.
“The Syria crisis ensued during my first few days in Washington. The U.S. government was deciding whether to order a military strike on Syria to punish the government for using chemical weapons against its citizens in the civil war. In the morning, I would wake up and watch CNN while I ate breakfast with my roommates.”