An Exchange of Power: A Letter from the Former Editor

An Exchange of Power: A Letter from the Former Editor

As Posted on Uloop News. Eleven months ago I answered my phone on speaker while barreling down the busy 405 freeway, on my way to one of my internships at the time, during heavy rush hour morning traffic. I had the most disastrously successful interview  for the campus editor position at Uloop News and had [...]

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Why I Choose To Write

I was recently asked to discuss why I choose to write. This was my answer. I was admitted into the architecture program at Cal Poly Pomona, one of the best architecture schools around, and switched my major to English with a minor in Journalism after the first year. My family, friends, and classmates thought that [...]

Women and Politics

Women and Politics

“I didn't run to make history, I ran to make a difference,” said Wisconsin’s newly elected female and first openly gay person elected to the U.S. Senate, Rep. Tammy Baldwin, but it’s probably safe to say that she is on her way to make history while accomplishing her goal to make a difference. Senator Baldwin [...]

The Importance Of Being Politically Aware

Re-posted from UloopCPP Conversations about the upcoming Presidential election have been popping up practically everywhere I go. News stories and opinions fly off the handle from people of all ages, and stated beliefs and facts tumble into some incredibly interesting debates. I absolutely love discussing news and politics with anyone willing to sit down for [...]

You Might Just Be A Psychopath

When today’s generation goes out to have a good evening, an allotted amount of time is set aside for quiet updates to every social media alert available. If they’re at a party they’re recording video for their vlog on YouTube and possible posting a short post about the whole event on their blog. They take [...]

ObamaCare Upheld And What It Means For You

Watch Philip DeFranco explain ObamaCare in a simple and easy to follow video...  

For The Love of Reading

He stared blankly from across the table, which sat right in the middle of the white tiled floor, and off into some distant corner where one of the several armed guards happened to be standing. The white walls that housed the other men, who wore the same blue pants and a long-sleeved pull-over shirt in [...]

CISPA Passed?!

I think we all remember the raising of awareness and protest against the cyber-oriented bills, SOPA and PIPA were going on or maybe even ACTA if you kept up with the news. If not then you probably remember not being able to rip-off your homework form Wikipedia earlier this year. This time CISPA, or the [...]

Free Speech, Safety and the Web

The Internet is considered to be a place where the world comes together to communicate, share ideas, and to freely access all public information any time that they chose. This frontier quickly turned into a space resembling the wild west, motivating and inspiring to some, while dangerous and, ultimately, lawless for others. This vast global system of interconnected [...]