Obama Has Hope Going into Final State of the Union

Photo by David Elmes via Flickr   Tonight will be President Obama’s final State of the Union address and he plans to take a step back and reflect over his time in office. Despite facing numerous set backs during his presidency, President Obama plans to focus attention on the successes of his administration’s two terms. When asked on the “Today” show what the American …

Bernie Sander’s Black Voter Problem

Photo by Phil Roeder via Flickr Hillary Clinton, seemingly closer to the presidency than ever, has stirred hopes of a female president to new heights. With that in mind, it’s little wonder that so much of the coverage of the Democratic primary has focused on gender, from numerous pieces characterizing Bernie Sanders’ supporters as predominantly male, or even painting them …

Devin Murphy for USAC President

“USAC has [had] an immense history of student activism – student empowerment, and really advocating for key issues that students deal with”- Devin Murphy Are we ready to ACT? So critical of the oppression we suffer as an Afrikan-American community, we often overlook our own homophobic self-oppressive nature. Devin Murphy, third-year Political Science and Afro-American Studies major, is a minority …

Irmary Garcia: USAC Cultural Affairs Commissioner

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to sit down with Irmary Garcia, the incoming Undergraduate Students Association Council (USAC) Cultural Affairs Commissioner. She proved to be very knowledgeable, not only of student government, but also of the innumerable difficulties that Afrikan-American students face at UCLA.  She was eager to divulge what she has planned for her new position. Interviewer: Sharila …