Commentary

‘We can’t afford to wait’: It’s time Kern prioritizes people of color during COVID-19 vaccination rollout

February 12, 2021 / By

For all of us who live in Kern County, this is one of the most chilling headlines we can read: “How is vaccination going in Kern County?

COMMENTARY: Representation matters, especially for Black women and girls

February 7, 2021 / By

Growing up, I hardly saw women in the media that looked like and represented me. To say it was rare is an understatement. 

Sol on the Street: What should the Biden Administration prioritize during its first 100 days in office

February 1, 2021 / By

With a new administration taking over the Presidency, many people are hopeful, while many other are skeptical.

COMMENTARY: How I have managed my mental health throughout the pandemic

January 31, 2021 / By

According to a report released by the World Health Organization, cases of Covid-19 were first reported to the organization on Dec.

Commentary: The first step to re-gaining public trust is holding people accountable for their actions

January 11, 2021 / By

Trust is the glue that binds people, society, and community together. Trust is correlated with increased civic participation, decreased corruption, increased resilience to disasters, decreased economic inequality, and decreases in illegal activities.

COMMENTARY: It couldn’t be any more clear. White privilege on full display as rioters storm, terrorize U.S. Capital

January 8, 2021 / By

On Wednesday, terrorists stormed the U.S Capitol, which caused an unbelievable amount of mayhem; however, Even after all the chaos, danger and damage they caused, they were met with little to no resistance from law enforcement.