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Struggle for voting rights

Ben Shofet co-editor-in-chief   Since 1789, the United States has expanded the voting rights of its citizens. Following the Civil War, African-Americans gained the right to vote with the passing of the 15th Amendment. After years of fighting, women gained the right to vote with the passing of the 19th Amendment. And most recently, with […]

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Normans get political

Eleanor Bogart-Stuart staff writer Amanda Christovich staff writer On Nov. 4, many eligible voters of Beverly Hills and beyond will sport their patriotic “I Voted!” stickers after participating in the 2014 election. However, many young voters will choose not to make themselves heard in this election. Students are currently the most underrepresented voting population. According to Civic Youth, […]

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Government shutdown for Normans: Understanding politics with Hinojosa

Dami Kim, culture editor Campers at national parks were informed to leave within two days. Tourists at national museums were welcomed by closed doors with a notice to leave immediately.   Government shutdown. What does this term actually mean? According to the Congressional Research Service, there have been 17 government partial shutdowns since 1977, and […]

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