Wednesday, October 16th 2019

The Criminal’s Country: How the Stand-Your-Ground Law Is Shackling the Land of the Free

In the aftermath of the George Zimmerman trial, America has exploded in regard to Florida’s draconian gun laws, notably the controversial “Stand Your Ground”...

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...

Unpaid Internships: Unfair and Unethical

Jack Shea Staff Writer Internships have the power to turn a student’s career into a dream job or, at the very least, provide informative venues for...

UCSC’s Housing Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

Madison Kirkpatrick There are several factors that go into making a student’s college experience special: quality of education, level of student engagement, and, most importantly,...

In the Eye of the Beholden: A message in defense of the female...

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Trying to Ban Guns Again Won’t Solve Anything

Rick Zierer After the tragedy last week in Las Vegas, many politicians and commentators argue that guns are the source of violence and that the...

The Importance of Humor in Politics: Why We Need Last Week Tonight

Michele Sinfield The political world within cable news has long been dominated by the red-faced pundits of channels like CNN and Fox News, often conducting...

Nepotism: Not as Important as It Seems

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter There are three hard facts of life: we all die someday, buffalo chicken cheese fries are good when you’re drunk, and...

UCSB Political Parties Could Benefit From More Ideological Diversity

Jack Alegre Features Editor Which Associated Students party is best to represent the needs of a liberal, coastal college of the University of California system? Is...

Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s Sexual Harassment Culture

Elizabeth Cook The New York Times released an article on Oct. 5 packed with evidence and allegations of sexual assault perpetrated by Harvey Weinstein. The...