Politics For Plebs: The Basics of Political Preference

By Sid Slesicki, Clarion Photo Editor Among possible controversial conversation topics, such as religion, income level, race, and sexual orientation, politics comes to the forefront as a topic to generally avoid at most costs. However, while it is good to be aware of your conversational audience, being educated on the basics of touchy topics is a great way to see where your views align in the … Continue reading Politics For Plebs: The Basics of Political Preference

ELECTION WATCH: Pajama Politics

By Joseph Temblador, Editor-in-Chief In the coming weeks, many Kennedy students, particularly those more involved in the finer points of state and national politics might notice their email spam seemingly overflowing with messages of varying political discourse, for this serves as a reminder that the Midterms are upon us. The 2018 House and Senate races are poised to spell a decisive year for Democrats and … Continue reading ELECTION WATCH: Pajama Politics

The Gem Among Us

By Saeri Plagmann, Feature Editor If people were to consider all the things they take for granted in life, how many would start appreciating them? It is useless to simply recognize the things that are being disregarded every day; it all comes down to what people do after that realization. Malissia Bordeaux, a senior at Kennedy, took consideration of this at an early age. Malissia … Continue reading The Gem Among Us

A Call For Students to Vote in 2018 Midterm Elections

By Timmy Curry, Clarion Staff For those of you who don’t follow politics, a midterm is not a test you take midway through a semester. It’s a Congressional election that takes place in an off year, the election held between presidential elections. The next midterm election occurs this year and there will be a battle between our two major political parties as they compete for … Continue reading A Call For Students to Vote in 2018 Midterm Elections

Education Under the Trump Administration

By Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Throughout the course of the recent Presidential election, the general consensus among the public was that the next four years would be unpredictable regardless of the income level. Leading up to the election, millennials active on social media outpoured support for Senator Bernie Sanders, yet the winner of the election happened to be the opposite of Sanders. Most young adults … Continue reading Education Under the Trump Administration

Congressional Report for March 2017

  by Timmy Curry, Clarion Staff The 115th Congress has only been in office for about three months since January 3, 2017. They have only passed a few bills but some of them are significant to the future of the country. These two bills are to encourage women to get into fields where they are currently underrepresented. The first bill directs NASA to encourage women … Continue reading Congressional Report for March 2017

Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

By Katelyn Yang & Cynthia Dominguez, Clarion Staff Note:  photos from the event shown below On December 14th, members of the Clarion staff attended a She Shares event at the California Museum in Sacramento.  She Shares is a conversation series lead by professional women and provides opportunities for networking and education for the next generation of women leaders. Dewey Square Group’s Karen Breslau, a veteran … Continue reading Women’s Event: Journalism in the Trump Era

Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election

By Timothy Curry, Clarion Staff Four mayoral candidates have announced their intent to run in this year’s race, the winner will be decided by Sacramento voters on June 7, 2016.   Angelique Ashby, currently a councilwoman from the North Natomas area was the first to officially enter the race after the current mayor, Kevin Johnson, announced he would not run.   She was elected to her … Continue reading Sacramento 2016 Mayoral Election