Former President Donald Trump was acquitted by the Senate for inciting an insurrection at the Capitol on Feb. 13. Trump became the fourth presidential impeachment trial in the history of the United States and the second impeachment trial involving him. Trump is the only president in American history to be impeached twice in one term.
Cal Poly students receive recognition for achievements at the State Capitol on Tour of Champions
Nineteen students from Cal Poly visited the State Capitol Monday, Feb. 11 to be recognized for various efforts and accomplishments in front of the State Assembly and Senate. The honorees come from an array of academic backgrounds and their achievements span from their commitment to their clubs to national competitions, according to Cal Poly. The […]
Inside the house election with Cal Poly political science experts
Democrats secured the majority of House seats in Tuesday’s Midterm elections, ending Republican majority rule in Washington and giving them the power to determine the course of the nation’s agenda for the next two years. Democrats took control of the House by securing 235 seats, only 17 more than the needed 218 for a majority. […]
Governor Brown signs ‘sip and spit’ bill: underage students now able to taste wine
The law will allow California public university students enrolled in enology or brewing programs to taste wine in a classroom setting.
Statewide conversation about educational fees
Last Tuesday night, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) held a live Web cast with student representatives from the University of California, California State University and California Community College systems. There was a pre-recorded “day in the life” segment of students within the public higher education system and the impact of the fee increases. […]
Many students unaware of health care plan
At Cal Poly, most students are unaware of the status of the health care reform being discussed in Congress. If these bills become law, they will have an effect on the future of Americans and their health insurance.
In light of Senate loss, Dems should ask: what would Wilberforce do?
If Wilberforce had settled with his detractors for an abolitionist bill which merely decried the slave trade and did nothing to ameliorate those conditions, history would not have remembered him.
Senate Democrats forgot constituents
Edward R. Murrow, regarded as one of the greatest journalists in history, once said, “A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves.” Government, at times self-serving and corrupt, needs supervision and a well-informed, active public to keep it in order.
Bill is a chance to reevaluate American Dream
The Senate credit card bill had overwhelming bipartisan support, and passed 90-5 on Tuesday. The reason this bill passed could be a direct result of the involvement of the American public in the political process.