politics

politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Was Tending Bar and Waiting Tables Less than a Year Ago

The 28-year-old surprise winner of the Democratic Primary in NY's 14th District ousted Joe Crowley, the fourth-ranking Democrat in the House.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.27.18
politics

Mexican Political Party Told To Stop Pre-Election Advertising on Tortilla Packages

The decision comes just days before what is being called the country's biggest election in its history.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.18
lattes

Liberals Really Do Love Lattes, Study Says—But Not for the Reason You'd Think

‘Latte Liberal’ is more than just a political slur.
Ian Burke
6.21.18
Millennials

Millennials Have Spoken and Uncrustables Are Definitely Ravioli

And if that's not bad enough, you should see how they eat string cheese.
Ian Burke
6.12.18
politics

North Korea Says It's Keeping Nukes, But Might Open Burger Joint in 'Gesture of Goodwill'

We all know that the way to keep Trump happy is to keep the McDonald's flowing.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.30.18
Oakland

The Tenacity of Chef Reem Assil

The Palestinian- and Syrian-American chef opens up about the intense racist backlash she faced when her Oakland bakery opened.
Leena Trivedi-Grenier
5.11.18
politics

As Cal Poly Braces for Milo Yiannopoulos Event, Mayor Encourages Inclusive Potlucks

Reached for comment, Milo told MUNCHIES he would “[consider] attending with a homemade mac and cheese in my apron and oven mitts.”
Dave Minsky
4.26.18
food stamps

Trump Administration Getting Closer to Requiring Drug Tests for SNAP Recipients

If implemented, these requirements may affect 2 million people.
Mayukh Sen
4.13.18
immigration

Trump's Biggest ICE Raid So Far Reveals Vulnerability of Immigrants in Meat Industry

Here's why this incident is just the tip of the iceberg.
Danielle Wayda
4.10.18
politics

Trump's USDA Withdraws Animal Welfare Rules for Organic Producers

The regulations would have required meat and egg producers to upgrade indoor and outdoor spaces for animals and to improve treatment for sick livestock.
Danielle Wayda
3.13.18
coffee

Why This Oakland Coffee Shop Refuses to Serve Cops

Since local news caught wind of Hasta Muerte's policy, the cafe’s Yelp page has been locked and its Facebook page is offline.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.9.18
the internet

People Keep Mistaking the National Restaurant Association for the NRA

Imagine thinking you were going to a convention for AR-15 enthusiasts and instead walking into a room full of burger innovations.
Jelisa Castrodale
3.7.18