Recent Charleston shooting sparks gun control debate

Recent Charleston shooting sparks gun control debate

Hope Rosenblatt, Eastside Opinions Editor
July 1, 2015
Filed under National Opinions, Opinions

The recent church shooting in Charleston marks the seventh mass shooting in the U.S. over the past seven years. “I’ve had to make statements like this too many times,” said President Obama on the morning following the shooting. Each time a tragedy involving firearms occurs, the debate concerni... Read more »

Data overload is decreasing productivity

Data overload is decreasing productivity

Keshav Amaro ('15)/ Eastside Opinions Editor
January 28, 2014
Filed under Global Commentary, National Opinions, Opinions, Other Recent Stories, Showcase

Our phones, computers, cameras and TVs are all things that can be monitored, traced and hacked. And even though we may not know it, governments have consistently been doing just that for many years. The US government has one of the largest security surveillance systems in the world. The National Security... Read more »

Understand​ing the Fiscal Cliff

Neil Davis ('13)/ Eastside Staff Writer
January 29, 2013
Filed under Opinions

We all hear about the fiscal cliff, but do we really understand what it means to our economy? It is a difficult concept to understand; even our government has a hard time interpreting it. This is the “fiscal cliff” in a nutshell. In August of 2011, the Budget Control Act was signed into law. This... Read more »

Inauguration day countdown: after racial triumph, Obama prepares for the White House

Avra Bossov ('11)/Eastside Global Commentary Editor
November 11, 2008
Filed under Global Commentary

November 4, 2008 was a day that made its mark on history, for the nation elected its first African-American President. People of all ethnicities and ages rejoiced as soon as it was projected at 11 p.m. that Barack Obama would win California's 55 electoral votes. The final electoral count was 364 for... Read more »

East votes Obama

Eastside Editorial Board
November 3, 2008
Filed under News/Features

Out of 682 students who voted in today's mock presidential election, 78 percent of students (532 students) voted for Obama while 22 percent (150 students) voted for McCain.