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California Rent Control Passes Its First House Committee

California Rent Control Passes Its First House Committee

Last month Assembly Bill 1482 was proposed which would put limits on the amount a landlord can increase the rent.  This proposal comes in the face of the housing affordability crisis in California. Assemblyman David Chiu, who proposed the bill in March explained, “We...

Trans Students Are At Higher Risk Of Sexual Assault

Trans Students Are At Higher Risk Of Sexual Assault

A new study suggests that transgender and non-binary teens in the United States are at higher risk of sexual assault in schools where they are prohibited from using the bathrooms or locker rooms that match with their sexual identity. Researchers conducted a study of...

Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Following a study that identified Sacramento, California as the 5th most polluted city in the United States, I spoke to my fellow students to see what they had to say about our city and how we can do better. The study mentioned can be found here....

Teen Dehydration – Why aren’t young people drinking H20?

The water drinking rate of teens and children in the U.S. is at an extreme low. It is estimated that 1 in 5 children do not drink water daily. Living in California as a teenager, we are constantly reminded of the state's drought and are often aggressively pressured to...

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Rochester Drug Cooperative is one of the largest distributors of pharmaceuticals in the United States, and last week it became the first major distributor to have been criminally charged in an effort to fight the opioid epidemic in America.  The Manhattan U.S....

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana has recently announced that he will be running as a Presidential Candidate for the 2020 election. “I just announced I'm running for president of the United States,” stated Buttigieg on his Twitter. “Join in and donate...

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Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Following a study that identified Sacramento, California as the 5th most polluted city in the United States, I spoke to my fellow students to see what they had to say about our city and how we can do better. The study mentioned can be found here....

Teen Dehydration – Why aren’t young people drinking H20?

The water drinking rate of teens and children in the U.S. is at an extreme low. It is estimated that 1 in 5 children do not drink water daily. Living in California as a teenager, we are constantly reminded of the state's drought and are often aggressively pressured to...

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Rochester Drug Cooperative is one of the largest distributors of pharmaceuticals in the United States, and last week it became the first major distributor to have been criminally charged in an effort to fight the opioid epidemic in America.  The Manhattan U.S....

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana has recently announced that he will be running as a Presidential Candidate for the 2020 election. “I just announced I'm running for president of the United States,” stated Buttigieg on his Twitter. “Join in and donate...

Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

While domestic violence has historically been more common among adults, in 2017, the CDC explained that a former or current partner killed about half of female homicide victims. A study released on April 15 by JAMA Pediatrics, was the first study to show that a...

Why Is It So Important for The Youth To Vote?

Why Is It So Important for The Youth To Vote?

Since the 1970s, the turnout rate for young people is almost always far lower than the turnout rate overall and historically more depressed than any other voting age group. Midterms are notably worse for young voter turnout with less than 20% of registered young...

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Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento

Following a study that identified Sacramento, California as the 5th most polluted city in the United States, I spoke to my fellow students to see what they had to say about our city and how we can do better. The study mentioned can be found here....

Teen Dehydration – Why aren’t young people drinking H20?

The water drinking rate of teens and children in the U.S. is at an extreme low. It is estimated that 1 in 5 children do not drink water daily. Living in California as a teenager, we are constantly reminded of the state's drought and are often aggressively pressured to...

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

First Major Lawsuit In America’s Opioid Epidemic

The Rochester Drug Cooperative is one of the largest distributors of pharmaceuticals in the United States, and last week it became the first major distributor to have been criminally charged in an effort to fight the opioid epidemic in America.  The Manhattan U.S....

The Importance of Green Spaces to Mental Health

Approximately 50% of the world’s population lives in urban areas, and at the rate which we are expanding in less than 50 years it will increase to 75%. A strong correlation that may be surprising, is the impact of being a city dweller has on your mental health. Many...

Fighting Teen Obesity by Exposing Industry Secrets

According to the World Health Organization, obesity levels globally have tripled since 1975. It is estimated that approximately 340 million children and teens aged 5-19 were obese in 2016. An obvious major factor in this is junk food and the lack of accessibility of...

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg- First Openly Gay Man to Run For Office

Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana has recently announced that he will be running as a Presidential Candidate for the 2020 election. “I just announced I'm running for president of the United States,” stated Buttigieg on his Twitter. “Join in and donate...

Teen Dating Violence

Teen Dating Violence

While domestic violence has historically been more common among adults, in 2017, the CDC explained that a former or current partner killed about half of female homicide victims. A study released on April 15 by JAMA Pediatrics, was the first study to show that a...

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The Gift – 2018 “A Place Called Sacramento” Film Festival

“The Gift” by Ritu Atwal pcsTheGift@gmail.com A young woman discovers that the greatest gift we can give to those we love, is honesty. Awards: "BEST ACTRESS in a LEADING ROLE" Rachel Brown "BEST ACTRESS in a SUPPORTING ROLE" Oliva Pratt "BEST EDITING" by Jag Sandju...

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