Interview with a Trump Supporter

Bay Area Trump supporters attempted to hold a “March for Trump” in the liberal-leaning city of Berkeley, CA on Saturday March 4, 2017. The Trump demonstrators congregated at the MLK Civic Center but quickly found themselves outnumbered by anti-Trump demonstrators who began a counter-protest of their own. Fist fights broke out between the two factions. […]

SJSU Students Protest Tuition Hike

On Wednesday March 1, 2017 a group of around 150 students gathered at San Jose State University to protest a tuition hike for all 23 California State University campuses. The demonstration took place right next to the Cesar Chavez Memorial Arch. Students waved signs and chanted their grievances with the proposed hike. The hike would […]

75 Years of Betrayal: Japanese Internment and Mexican Repatriation Revisited (Part II)

Last week, we ended with CSULA Dean of Natural and Social Sciences Dr. Francisco Balderrama recounting the ordeal of the late Mexican Repatriation survivor Ignacio Pina…. Balderrama then ended his talk on an uplifting note as stated that fifth graders at Bell Gardens Elementary School successfully petitioned, testified and lobbied to get AB-146 passed by […]

The March for Science is Coming

This spring, millions of demonstrators around the world will be marching to protest efforts by private corporations and countless governments to silence the vast majority of today’s scientists who have reached the consensus that climate change is indeed a real threat that needs to be addressed. The planning of this march is by no coincidence […]

75 Years of Betrayal: Japanese Internment and Mexican Repatriation Revisited (Part I)

On Thursday February 16, 2017 the upstairs conference room in San Jose’s Japanese American Museum was packed as a diverse audience attended a talk given by California State University Los Angeles professor and Dean of Natural and Social Sciences Francisco E. Balderrama. Balderrama’s talk addressed a shameful chapter in the nation’s history that very few […]