Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

UC Merced, other attacks ‘underreported’? Nothing a Google search won’t refute

When a UC Merced student stabbed four people before being shot to death by a campus police officer, the media reported it in depth and detail. Then news outlets continued to follow the story as each new piece of information – including the FBI’s report that the attacker was “self-radicalized and inspired by, but not connected to, the Islamic State” – became available. Yet President Donald Trump claims that incident and 77 others were “underreported” as he tries to push immigration ban.

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Don’t fall for those declaring war on alcohol

January marks the 98th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment, more commonly known as Prohibition. While Prohibition is remembered as one of America’s greatest failed experiments, today we’re seeing something of a revival of prohibitionist thinking among those in the public health community who are attacking even moderate alcohol consumption.

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Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

Building Young Leaders and Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble hold a free dance workshop at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Merced, Calif., on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.
Andrew Kuhn Merced Sun-Star
Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced 2:24

Brigham Young University Folk Dance Ensemble teaches free workshop in Merced

Golden Valley's Brady Mello clinches state berth with win 0:35

Golden Valley's Brady Mello clinches state berth with win

Amaya Valenzuela on Merced's win in PKs 2:05

Amaya Valenzuela on Merced's win in PKs

Merced coach Hector Nava on Bears' loss 2:34

Merced coach Hector Nava on Bears' loss