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Thursday, July 9th 2020

Rate Your Professors Yourselves

Julius Koch Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator As the fall quarter gets under way at the wonderful University of California at Santa Barbara, many students...

Tackling Domestic Abuse in the NFL

Becca Ou Staff Writer The end of summer marks the return of football. Year after year, polls continue to reaffirm the popularity of the sport. Yet...

U.S. News & World Report: The Ultimate Puppeteer

Andrea Vallone Copy Editor Fall: the back-to-school sales, the changing of the leaves, the gradual loss of that summer tan, and of course, the annual college...

Isla Vista and the Dangerous Effects of Misogyny

Isabelle Geczy Misogyny, as the residents of Isla Vista have learned, kills. A perpetuation of hate, misogyny devalues and subjugates women in a toxic way. Last...

Mainstream Media Reflects American Ignorance

Andrea Vallone Staff Writer In the last week, mainstream media in the United States has erupted in a frenzy over the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by...

It’s Only Our Future: Why Keystone XL Pipeline Should Not Be Built

Isabelle Geczy If you haven’t heard about the Keystone XL Pipeline yet, then you better start listening. Our collective future is at stake. The Keystone XL...

Reporting on Campus Sexual Assault—Acts Preliminary but Effective

Isabelle Geczy This past week, the White House began shining an unwavering spotlight on collegiate sexual assault, and students will definitely benefit in the long...

Don’t Appropriate What You Don’t Understand

Maddy Kirsch Urban Outfitters puts Hindu deities on crop tops displayed next to high waisted "cheeky" shorts. Katy Perry performs at the AMAs in a...

It’s Not Worth Our Time To Worry About Bindis At Coachella

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer According to Jezebel, this past week, Vanessa Hudgens posted a picture on Instagram with this caption: “Just dust. Everywhere. Lol #bindi marks.”...

Big Apple Meets Big Brother, Judge Says No Big Deal

Kelsey Knorp AS Beat Reporter A recent decision by United States District Judge William Martini on a lawsuit brought to federal court in 2012 by eight...