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“Divest LA” Protest against DAPL

“Divest LA” Protest against DAPL

Oskar Zinnemann, News Editor
March 14
Filed under News, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

  On Friday March 10 2017, hundreds of local activists took to the streets of Downtown Los Angeles to protest against against the newly-approved Dakota Access Pipeline. The event was hosted by Divest LA, whose goal was to pressure city officials into divesting from Wells Fargo, one of the biggest...

A Day Without Women Rally

A Day Without Women Rally

Angelica Ramos, Staff Writer
March 12
Filed under Events, News, Politics, Top Stories, Uncategorized

All Dressed In Red   On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, women gathered across the street from the Los Angeles City Hall for a rally held by The Women’s March foundation. The day was called “A Day Without a Woman.” Jonelle Mazell, 25, came to Downtown LA in show of her support for anyone who was not a...

“Make America Great?”

“Make America Great?”

Oscar Steven Carranza, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Culture, Politics, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Uncategorized

A Film Review   “Make America Great?” a film written and directed by Candice Vernon, was screened at the Cayton Center at Santa Monica College on February 23. The film takes place in both the future, 2021, and during the 2016 presidential election. In the future, a group of seven, including ...

Fifty Shades of Trump: Valentine’s Day in the age of The Donald

Fifty Shades of Trump: Valentine’s Day in the age of The Donald

Alci Rengifo, Contributor
February 13
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Staff, Top Stories

What a difference a year makes. Who would have thought in February 2016 that the following year Valentine’s Day would be celebrated as Western Civilization imploded?

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Narcissist vs. Sociopath: The 2016 Election Through the Eyes of Students

Narcissist vs. Sociopath: The 2016 Election Through the Eyes of Students

Christina Kelley, Staff Writer
September 8
Filed under News, Politics, Trending Stories

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have historically high unfavorable ratings. These students seem to understand why.

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The Madness of the 2016 Election Rallies

The Madness of the 2016 Election Rallies

September Dawn Bottoms and Christian Monterrosa
June 7
Filed under Culture, Politics, Top Stories

After experiencing the madness and energy of the recent local rallies for Trump, Sanders, and Clinton, Corsair journalists reflect upon the 2016 Election.

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Cuba: open borders, open opportunities

Cuba: open borders, open opportunities

Jose Lopez, Photo Editor
June 3
Filed under News, Politics, Top Stories

The Corsair brings you on a visual tour of Cuba, the isolated island nation long under embargo.

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The silent tyranny of soft language

The silent tyranny of soft language

Adam R. Thomas, News Editor
June 2
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Politics

The Corsair's News Editor talks what people can learn today from George Carlin's legacy on language.

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Video: 35 arrested in San Diego streets after Trump rally

Video: 35 arrested in San Diego streets after Trump rally

September Dawn Bottoms and Christian Monterrosa
May 28
Filed under City, News, Politics, Top Stories

Clashes between Trump protesters and supporters turned Downtown San Diego into a mosh pit of brawls that led to 35 arrests.

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In Carson, Bernie battles for California

In Carson, Bernie battles for California

September Dawn Bottoms and Christian Monterrosa
May 19
Filed under City, News, Politics, Top Stories

After members of his campaign visited SMC in the morning, Democratic primary candidate Bernie Sanders delivered his message to supporters at night.

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How Trump is going to win this election: strategy, spoilers, and memes – oh my!

How Trump is going to win this election: strategy, spoilers, and memes – oh my!

Adam R. Thomas, News Editor
May 18
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Politics

Politicos have been wrong about Trump's chances from the start: he can win. These are the 5 reasons how that's going to happen.

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Clinton rally at East LA College stays short but not quite sweet

Clinton rally at East LA College stays short but not quite sweet

Christian Monterrosa, Staff Photographer
May 6
Filed under City, News, Politics

Most people spend their Cinco De Mayo at a family gathering, a festival, or the local bar. For East LA College, their Mexican holiday was spent at a rally for former Secretary of State and presumptive Democratic nominee for president, Hillary Rodham Clinton. While most in attendance were there in...

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