Opinion

12/06/2016 - 3:17pm
FDA bill passes the House with big compromises in the balance      They say that a true compromise is when both sides meet at a table, and leave, having gotten nothing that they wanted; because compromising on your ideologies is hard, and usually requires a lot of catering to from either side. A bill that’s on its way to the Senate this week is a picture of a true...
12/06/2016 - 3:16pm
Pizza and the rabbit hole      For about a month now, since just before Election Day, the seedier corners of the internet have been obsessing over "Pizzagate," a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child trafficking ring out of a Washington D.C. pizzeria. The political conspiracy combined with the...
12/06/2016 - 3:15pm
Reader disputes the Chronicle’s recent wind farm column To the editor:      I was referred to an article in the Chronicle’s November 22 edition titled “The new industrious complex.” I’ll have to admit, I was “taken aback” to learn the article was talking about the “wonders of wind...
12/06/2016 - 3:14pm
Library not-so-fun fact To the editor:      Recently, the librarians have arrived at the library in the morning to find books placed on the concrete when they would not fit in the outside drop box. These books, even though the patron attempted to return them, are still checked out in their name. Therefore this same patron will...
11/29/2016 - 4:57pm
21 Century Zines      Who remembers the “Fanzine?” Or as they would become more well known in the 1970 counter-culture movement, “Zines?” As a quick refresher, these “zines” were magazines put together by small groups of people for the most niche of audiences. They found their popularity in...
11/29/2016 - 4:56pm
It has begun      President-Elect Donald Trump is a busy guy.      Too busy for things like taking the stand in a court trial for defrauding students of Trump University. Instead, the man that bragged about not settling lawsuits, settled, paying out $25 million to make the problem go away. That makes sense. Such...
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