The idea of a self-driving or autonomous vehicle (AV) is a fairly new one in the grand scheme of things- an innovation that only began to come to fruition in the early 2000’s. Billions of dollars have already been spent on these innovative technologies, and companies such as Uber, Waymo, and Lyft contend to come out on the technological top. California and Arizona have been some of the most involved states in this new development. It is within this context that pedestrian Elaine Herzberg’s d...


YouTube shooter raises c...

by Noah Argao

Time to read: 3 minutes
8 days ago

Former Korean president sentenced to 24 years in prison Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has been sentenced to 24 years in prison after being found guilty of bribery, coercion, and abuse of power. The judge in the hearing stated that "the president abused the power which was given to her by the citizens," and while the prosecutors sought a 30-year sentence and $110 million fine, the 24 years and $16.8 million fine is still the most extreme punishment of any figure implicated in ...


International News Update

by Wesley Stenzel

Time to read: 4 minutes
8 days ago

California Governor Jerry Brown recently issued pardons to five convicted criminals in danger of deportation and commuted the sentences of 14 others found guilty by courts. In total, he has now given 1,519 pardons. In California, such legal action by the courts as well as elected officials, is not too unusual. The state freed more than 30,000 prisoners before their appointed release dates in 2011 because the Supreme Court of the United States judged California prisons as inhumanely overcrowde...


CA immigrant pardons spi...

by Dylan Wasdahl

Time to read: 2 minutes
8 days ago