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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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...

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...

Latinos in Border Patrol Betray Other Latinos and Themselves

Alondra Sierra Staff Writer The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has historically been a force of abuse and denigration towards Latino immigrants, most notably in...

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...

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,...

Why Isn’t “Love, Simon” Considered Family Friendly?

Lauren Luna Staff Writer Last week, streaming service Disney+ came under fire for pulling the spinoff series of "Love, Simon" off the air. On Feb. 24,...

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...

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...

“Gifted Kids”: The Deception of Perfection

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer Indisputably, there is an epidemic amongst both millenials and Gen Z kids of depression and other mental health issues. We can attribute...

To Surf or Not to Surf After the Rain

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Hillsides above Montecito charred by the Thomas fire gave way after heavy rainfall on Jan. 9, resulting in mud and...