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Wednesday, January 27th 2021

Opposition to Religious Freedom Law Made Indiana the Scapegoat

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amairani Palacios During the past week, the United States has seen nothing short of a debacle result from the recent institution...

Facebook News: A Public Service (P.S.) or B.S.?

Andrew Urena Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator Can social media be the saving grace of journalism—or the final nail in its coffin? A recent New...

Napolitano—“This Crap” Pays Your $570,000 Base Salary

Isabelle Geczy News Editor If the director of a system dismisses the people that system is intended to serve, which is broken—the director, or the system? In...

Holiday Daze or Something More?

Joanne Rhee Who says holidays can’t be for everyone? It seems that holidays are synonymous with days off of school—and in a sense, that’s true....

50 Shades of More of the Same

Sirarpi Topchyan Staff Writer I know it’s not exactly Citizen Kane, but 50 Shades of Grey was a film that had the potential to change how...

Playing Around in Education: What Oklahoma’s Proposed Ban on AP US History Means

Gwen Wu Staff Writer Recently, legislators in Oklahoma voted to ban AP U.S. History from high schools because it does not display “American exceptionalism,” but rather,...

What Kind of Music Should the Grammys Be Rewarding?

Julius Koch The task of reviewing music is in itself incredibly difficult. Knowing enough about music and its composition is an important prerequisite, but the...

UCSByak: The Most Fun You Can Have Hurting Our Reputation

Taylor Nguyen It is true: we all suffer a little from a case of FOMO, otherwise known as “fear of missing out.” Fortunately, to satisfy...

I Love the Super Bowl, and Why You Do Too

Alec Killoran Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach The 2015 Super Bowl attracted more viewers than any broadcast in the history of television. Of course, it only...

Flavor of the Month: Why It’s Suddenly Trendy to “Care” About Isla Vista

Mathew Burciaga Layout Editor In 2003, the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury issued a report titled “Isla Vista: Take Charge” that aimed to raise awareness of...