Mustang News reporter Ethan Telles brings you the top stories from this week.
Cal Poly students don’t support Caitlyn Jenner for governor, poll shows
On April 23, Caitlyn Jenner announced her bid for the governor of California in the projected recall election against Gavin Newsom.
“I’m in!” Jenner announced via Twitter informally launching her campaign as a Republican candidate in California.
Cal Poly community responds to Trump’s acquittal
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.
“A line needs to be drawn”: Cal Poly community reacts to Trump social media bans
Following the riot, several social media platforms banned President Donald Trump from their sites. However, some Cal Poly community members continue to question what freedom of speech means online.
Trump Twitter ban was absolutely justified
This is nothing new. In the four years that Trump has been in office, he has continuously used social media platforms to spread misinformation and lies. But it was this deadly Capitol riot that was the final straw.
To impeach or not to impeach? Cal Poly students and teachers react
On Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, an insurrectionist mob urged by President Trump stormed the Capitol building. Five people died.
The days following the insurrection, representatives of both parties called for action against the president. Some, like Illinois Rep. Kinzinger, called for the 25th amendment, while Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged to pursue impeachment.
Cal Poly community responds to presidential election
The Cal Poly community, along with the rest of the country, is waiting in suspense for the results of the 2020 presidential election — but some obstacles are expected to lie ahead. In what Cal Poly political science professor Michael Latner described as a “nail-biter” election race, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe […]
Opinion: Trump’s impact on the judiciary
Kate Inman is a political science sophomore and Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. In the past four years of President Donald Trump’s first term, the American public has witnessed a mass appointment and confirmation spree carried out by the president with the unwavering support from […]
Letter to the Editor: Bye, Don
Ken Allard is a journalism senior. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. The leaves have changed, the sun has set on previously unshakable relationships and the fall air is crisp with a cold, dry anxiety beset by a year unlike any other. Ain’t it great? Don’t answer that. Listen, I know we’re […]
A review of the first presidential debate
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden each took the stage on Tuesday, Sept. 29 in the Sheila and Eric Samson Pavilion in Cleveland, Ohio for the first of four debates before the election. Some viewers thought Trump won the debate, others thought Biden won. Some people said that the debate was “all-around […]
Republicans should honor RBG’s dying wish
Sophie Corbett is a journalism sophomore and a Mustang News opinion columnist. The views expressed do not necessarily reflect those of Mustang News. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was an iconic political figure and a champion for gender equality. She was the second woman to ever serve on the Supreme Court of the United States and throughout her 27 years […]