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The State Hornet
Why Sac State students should not feed the squirrels

Apr 22, 2015

With summer just around the corner and students at Sacramento State increasing their time spent outdoors while on campus, let's get one thing straight: squirrels are wild animals, not pets, and should therefore not be fed by humans.



YubaNet.com
Sam Pizzigati: Why We Need $50,000 Traffic Tickets

Apr 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 - All of us would like to live in a world where people always do the right thing — without anybody looking over their shoulder. But that world doesn’t exist and never will. So every society on our planet has penalties. You break the rules, you pay a price.

But penalties only...

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YubaNet.com
Joel Kendrick: Loaded Language

Apr 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 - I couldn’t find a hotel room in Nashville when I visited for my brother’s wedding. Maybe that was for the best.

I had a longer commute to the clearing in the woods where the wedding would happen the next day, but at least I kept a safe distance from the NRA’s...

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The State Hornet
California fracking is making the drought worse

The California drought has become a hot topic with the news. What has not been mentioned is the impact that fracking has had upon the drought. 



YubaNet.com
Robert Reich: How the New Flexible Economy is Making Workers’ Lives Hell

Apr 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 - These days it’s not unusual for someone on the way to work to receive a text message from her employer saying she’s not needed right then.

Although she’s already found someone to pick up her kid from school and arranged for childcare, the work is no longer available and she won’t...

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The State Hornet
Disney gives misleading life expectations to young girls

Apr 20, 2015

Ask any girl who her favorite Disney princess is, it is very likely that she has one. Watching Disney movies for many of us was an large part of our childhood. But do we ever stop to think about the lies that Disney princesses are telling our children? There’s something wrong with the way...

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Nathaniel Frank: New Research Analysis Finds No Credible Evidence “Ex-Gay” Therapy Works

Apr 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 – This article first appeared on Slate: http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2015/04/20/can_gays_and_bis_turn_straight_what_the_evidence_says_about_ex_gay_therapy.html

Last week Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., introduced a bill in Congress asking states to ban sexual orientation conversion therapy, often abbreviated as CT, for minors. California is one of two states that have prohibited licensed professionals from offering the...

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Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno: US laws on weed are no laughing matter

Apr 20, 2015

April 20, 2015 - Today is National Weed Day in the United States. That may prompt chuckles among many, but, as lighthearted as much of today’s commentary may be, U.S. marijuana policy is no laughing matter.

In the U.S., marijuana is the subject of harsh federal and state laws criminalizing use, possession, production and...

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California and Martian water

Apr 20, 2015
California and Martian water

California and Martian water - cartoon by John Cole ...

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