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Tuesday, April 7th 2020

Extra, Extra! : Journalism’s Place in the Modern Vortex

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In a world where information is endlessly and vastly accessible, the role of journalism in delivering truth grows more valuable. With clickbait...

How We Fail Each Other in Addressing Sexual Violence

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In light of the university’s recent decision to begin their Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) initiative for self-defense training, upset students have accused...

Sustainable Fashion for Unsustainable Students

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer "Fast fashion" has been around since the beginning of mass-produced retail. Coming off the runways and straight onto sale racks, fast fashion...

“I’m Not Like Other Girls”

"I'm Not Like Other Girls": The Modern Quirky-Relatable Greaser Girl Lauren Luna Contributing Writer The “I’m not like other girls” cultural phenomenon is a reaction against typically...

Letter to the Editor: Using Tax Revenue from Legal Cannabis to Address the College...

Lurking beneath the ballooning student debt crisis is a shadow crisis of ever-growing non tuition costs, ranging from housing to food to textbooks. These...

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

UCSB Isn’t Exempt from Unfair Admissions Policies

Alexander Ortiz Last week UCSB released acceptance letters to future Gauchos, capping off a tumultuous admissions season that has been rocked by accusations that a...

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the Draft

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...