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Opinion

A crucial effort to expand home internet access

Students accessing broadband from a computer lab. (Photo: J. Lekavicius, via Shutterstock)

OPINION: Students all know the pains – dropped Zoom calls, spotty reception and failed downloads. COVID-19 has changed college campuses forever, expanding the classroom to wherever we can connect to the internet. While the transition has opened more access for students, it also  leaves behind many, including the 3.5 million Californians who do not have internet access at home.

News

CA120: In California, Super Tuesday means super confusion

Voter registration forms at the Santa Cruz County registrar's office. (Photo: Political Data, Inc.)

About 4 million-plus independent voters who are eligible to vote in the Democratic Primary will see no presidential candidates at all on their ballots. What?? Yes.  In March 2020, in one of the hottest primary elections in recent history, where California is set to play a more important role than usual as the largest state on Super Tuesday, there will be approximately 3.5 million voters receiving blank presidential ballots.

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