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On the propositions: Proposition 60

Amber Costa, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, News

Californians will be voting on whether or not to require the use of condoms in pornographic films this November. Proposition 60, also known as the Condoms in Pornographic Films Initiative, would require the use of condoms and other protective measures during the filming of pornographic films if passed. In 2012, a similar measure was approved in Los Angeles called Measure B. The measure required pornography actors to...

Highs and lows

Roberto Herrera and Daniela Alvarez, Staff Writers

October 10, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Events, News

Over 200 attendees filled the Beach Auditorium in the University Student Union as a three-person panel tackled the controversial topic of legalizing recreational marijuana Monday evening. The panel, titled “The Pot Perplex: Would Legal Marijuana Be Good or Bad for Southern California,” was hosted by Cal State Long Beach, the Southern California News Group, and the Long Beach Press-Telegram. It included an uneven...

Trump, Clinton battle for the undecided vote

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 9, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, News

The presidential candidates met again tonight to debate their policies and plans in a room full of undecided voters. Moderated by CNN’s Anderson Cooper and ABC’s Martha Raddatz, the town-hall style debate at Washington University in St. Louis, MO., featured moderator- and audience-posed questions. The hot button issue of the night was the leaked “Access Hollywood” video from 2005, which features Republican ...

Puff puff pass?

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, Campus, Events, Long Beach, News

The stakes have never been higher for the conversation regarding legalized marijuana. Cal State Long Beach will be hosting a community forum Monday night to discuss the pros and cons of passing Proposition 64, known as the Adult Use of Marijuana Act . If passed, Proposition 64 would legalize the possession and recreational use of marijuana for people ages 21-years or older in California. According to Ballotpedia, in passing the proposi...

Vice Presidential debate recap

Michaela Kwoka-Coleman, News Editor

October 4, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, News

The vice presidential nominees debated their plans for national security and the economy Tuesday night, often arguing over each other and CBS moderator Elaine Quijano. The debate, which took place at Longwood University in Virginia, opened with Republican nominee Mike Pence criticizing Democratic nominee Tim Kaine’s time as governor of Virginia. Pence, the current governor of Indiana, claimed that Virginia — under...

On the propositions: Proposition 58

Caitlyn Mendoza, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

Filed under 2016 Election, News

Californians will be voting on allowing public schools to teach in languages other than English this November. The California Non-English Languages Allowed in Public Education Act, which will be on the ballot as Proposition 58, would repeal most of Proposition 227, known as the English Language in Public Schools Statute. Passed in 1998, Prop. 227 established English as the only language used in public education in Calif...