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Saturday, March 28th 2020

On the Alleged Transphobia Incident Involving Sigma Nu

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Reddit user u/statty123 recently made a post on the subreddit r/UCSantaBarbara describing an encounter she had at a Sigma Nu party in...

The Presence of Queer-coding in Popular Media

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Heroes and villains have certainly changed in the last few decades — bright colorful beacons of truth and justice like Superman...

What Exactly is “Western Culture”?

Sofia Lyon & Nathan Staff Writer & Contributing Writer “Western culture” is a vague term often seen in academic environments. However, it is difficult even amongst...

Letter to the Editor: Pick Bruce Porter for a More Resilient Isla Vista

Super Tuesday is upon us and I find it urgent and critical for the future of our beloved community of Isla Vista to express...

The Repercussions of Shortening Winter Break for International Students

Richard Pham Contributing Writer For UC students, winter break is a time of rest and relaxation, a pause on the hustle and bustle of college life....

Searching for the Best Frozen TV Dinner

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Originally marketed towards busy housewives in the 1950s, frozen TV dinners have long been a staple in the typical American home....

America Needs a Radical Liberal Presidency in 2020

Natalia Hernandez Contributing Writer Nowadays in politics, the mere sight or sound of the word “radical” can make some people cringe despite their ideological stance. If...

What Your Shoes Say About You: Midterm Advice Edition

Linda Chong Copy Editor As midterms approach, the days have a somewhat heavier atmosphere. Students are huddled in coffee shops and praying for deadline extensions. Professors...

Is “You” Problematic?

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer This article contains major spoilers for the second season of the Netflix show "You." Just after Christmas Day, Netflix released the second season...

On “Gun Girl” and Navigating Respectful Political Discussions

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Kaitlin Bennett, commonly referred to as "Gun Girl," has been making a name for herself on Twitter with her poorly conducted interviews...