SACRAMENTO – California will test requiring that drivers convicted of drunken driving install devices that block vehicles from starting if alcohol is detected on the drivers’ breath.
The bill by Assemblyman Mike Feuer, a Democrat from Los Angeles, is among those signed into law Sunday by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger.
It requires installing an ignition interlock device on every vehicle owned or operated by a first-time DUI offender in four counties: Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento and Tulare. The law expires in 2016.
Schwarzenegger also signed a bill by Sen. Bob Huff, a Republican from Diamond Bar, that lets repeat drunken drivers apply for restricted licenses if they install ignition interlock devices on their vehicles.
Assistant professor Kyaien Conner said Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to ban Advanced Placement (A.P.) African American studies in Florida could be a precursor to restrictions on critical race theory (CRT) classes in the state’s public universities and colleges. The rejection of the course was announced Jan. 23 and was soon followed by plans from the […]
USF Health will comply with Gov. Ron DeSantis’ request for Florida’s 12 public universities to send information about students who sought gender-affirming care in the last five years, according to Senior Associate Vice President Donna Petersen. “We’ve been asked by the state to provide some information and we will respond. That’s all we know at […]
USF is celebrating Black Heritage Month by coordinating new events that will highlight Black culture, music and education on Black life. Pilar Walker, coordinator for Black Student Success, said her vision is to connect with students in a way that makes them feel seen and appreciated while also educating the general USF student body about […]
Following an announcement made by Gov. Ron DeSantis to investigate gender-affirming care procedures performed by Florida public universities, freshman communications and music studies double major Brooke Starz felt compelled to take a stand. Starz was one of 12 students handing out flyers linked to a petition for USF leadership to protect transgender students’ rights to […]
A crowd of students gasped and cheered in front of the Marshall Student Center on Tuesday as social media campus preacher Cindy Smock, known as “Sister Cindy,” evangelized the benefits of an abstinent lifestyle. “At UCF, [students] have mothers that are h*es. Does anyone here have a mother that’s a h*e? Some of them have […]
A pro-life demonstration in front of Cooper Hall on Tuesday sparked debates between students and the Students for Life of America (SFLA) members on whether life begins at conception or at birth. SFLA President Kristan Hawkins led an open floor discussion for questions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students lined up to speak with […]