Archive for 'National Section'

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The Battle for Consent Culture is Not Over

Summer Dowd-Lukesh demystifies consent, and calls for education. Her piece, while frightening, is incredibly necessary.

May 2014 Issue Out!

The Port Side‘s fourth issue for the 2013-2014 school year came out on Wednesday, May 7th. Check out a copy online right now!    

Campaign Finance in the Supreme Court

Should the American public really be all that surprised by the McCutcheon v. FEC decision?

The Problem with Hydra

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Politics at the Movies

This week, Andy discusses allegories to the police state and how Hydra ruins them

FLASH: Pitzer Divests From Fossil Fuels

In a press release this morning, a panel of Pitzer faculty, students and trustees announced that the college would divest the majority of its endowment from fossil fuels by the end of the year.

Giving Slaves a Soul

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Politics at the Movies

In his first column, Andy takes on Django Unchained and 12 Years A Slave. Warning: This article contains explicit clips, disturbing imagery, and possible spoilers for the films Inglorious Basterds, Django Unchained, and 12 Years A Slave.

Free Choices v. Free Speech

Last night, the Pomona Student Union hosted a panel on the Supreme Court case, McCullen v. Coakley. Here’s a summary of how the discussion went, and what it means for you.

Women in Tech: Jocelyn Goldfein’s Story

This entry is part 10 of 12 in the series Savage on Science

Jocelyn Goldfein, Director of Engineering at Facebook, spoke on January 29 about her experiences as a woman in a technology field and how she has created her own path in life.

The Stigma Against Feminism

Why does feminism continue to be a controversial topic? Contributing writer Delphine Burns explores the issue in anticipation of our March Print Edition

The Men’s Rights “Menace”

Leading up to our imminent feminism-themed issue, Staff Writer Nick Browne interviewed sources across the 5Cs concerning online male rights sites.

Water Scarcity and the Future

This Saturday, The American Institute for Progressive Democracy (TAIPD) will be hosting a conference at Scripps College focused around water. The conference will be divided into four sections of descending scale, finally focusing in on Southern California. With our area going through a drought that’s being called the “worst in 500 years,” it is monumentally important that people sit up and pay attention to this issue.

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