A Good Guy With A Gun

By Jackson Tobes The NRA states that gun control would not help prevent mass shootings in schools, but putting armed guards within schools, rebuilding the psychiatric program, and arming more citizens with guns in order for them to protect themselves will. The NRA also supports for more criminal charges for those trying to buy guns,…

Obamanation

By Zoe Phelps President Barack Obama is beginning a change in the gun control restrictions and aiming it towards people who sell guns online or rent tables at gun shows and sell guns. After urging Congress to pass laws that would restrict access to guns, and repeatedly asking them to take action, Congress still hasn’t…

Work Cited

“News, Stories & Videos.” World Vision. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. PRO. An American international organization based on CA that supports and help child refugees “Refugees Not Welcome? As Syrian Immigration Debate Rages, Asylum Seekers In The US Fear For Their Future.” International Business Times. N.p., 19 Nov. 2015. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. In…

Artist Statement

By Mason Gutierrez. For our project, my group and I decided we should use the movie poster from “Daddy Daycare.” When searching for a movie poster to effectively parody for the topic of the Syrian Refugee Crisis, we had a lot of difficulties finding something that would fit into our topics’ mold. At first, we…

Syrians need help now!

By Lauren Jacobs and Nehemiah Rhodes  Intro: The events in Syria have been all over US politics. With three out of fifteen presidential candidates being open to allowing refugees entry in the US and twelve candidates are against their entry, the question remains, what should the US do about the Middle Eastern Crisis?  The US…

Intervention Necessary !

By Enrique Lopez. Since 2011 the world opened its eyes to what could be considered one of the most brutal civil wars in history. What started with a series of peaceful demonstrations by a small group of people against the bigotry and excessive power of the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, now has escalated to a point…

Seriously, Syrian refugees!?

By Alexis Garcia Since the onset of the civil war in Syria, which started in 2011, according to Worldvision  more than 13.5 million Syrians have found themselves in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these total of 13.5 million, 4.3 million people are officially classified as refugees. Of the total, 6.6 million have been displaced within Syria, and…

Artists’ Statement

By Aaron Jefferson For our project, we researched the War on Drugs and if it was truly effective or not. The War on Drugs has also been labeled a conspiracy by many people including Ron Paul and John Kerry. Since it’s widely accepted as conspiracy, we decided that it would be fitting to use The…

The War on Poverty

“The War on Poverty”—The War on Drugs has been a way to legally discriminate based on race. By Tori Holland The War on Drugs has been an ongoing controversy. To some it has been such a problematic issue that it has actually become a war in which there are clear and diametrically opposed adversaries. This…

The War on Conspiracy

“The War on Conspiracy” — The War on Drugs has allowed the U.S. government to manipulate and profit from drug trade.  By Ramona Gomes-Mcewen The “War on Drugs” has been the center of many debates since its announcement in 1971 by President Richard Nixon. The War on Drugs is an extremely complex topic on which people have…

War (On Drugs)! What Is It Good For?

Artists’ Statement By Ramona Gomes-McEwen, Alice Hou, Tori Holland, Aaron Jefferson The War on Drugs is a campaign that began in 1971 under President Richard Nixon. The stated goal of the War on Drugs was to abolish illegal drug trade in the United States, and to implement harsher consequences for drug users, as well as interventions for drug use…

Refugees: A serious problem or a Syrian problem?

Artist Statement By Mason Gutierrez, Alexis Garcia, Lauren Jacobs, Enrique Lopez, Nehemiah Rhodes Since 2011 a civil war has been going on between Syrian rebel groups and the Syrian government led by President Al-Assad. The conflict has centered around extremely harsh government policies and violent crackdowns on the public. The chief difference between these groups…