Should professors talk politics?

Last week, 60 students and faculty members gathered around the fountain outside of Maher to discuss political and social issues. The discussion covered topics from the immigration ban, indigenous peoples, and the need for democracy. While the discussion was open to the public and all points of view, some students […]

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Immigration Executive Order causes turmoil

On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order (EO) entitled “Protecting the nation from foreign terrorist entry into the United States.” The order met a lot of backlash and was dubbed the “Muslim Ban” because it targeted travelers from seven majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, […]

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Toreros attend 2017 Presidential Inauguration

In honor of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, 12 Toreros had the opportunity to spend this past intersession taking a seminar class on elevating political discourse. This year’s Inside Washington Seminar included a combination of students from University of San Diego, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Texas, and Michigan and was taught by […]

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Prop. 64 and legalizing marijuana

In 1964, Lowell Eggemeier walked into the San Francisco Hall of Justice, lit a marijuana cigarette, took a long draw, and blew the smoke directly into the face of an officer. This act, known today as the puff-in, was the first recorded action in the effort to legalize marijuana in […]

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