Wednesday, October 16th 2019

OMG! Is txting ruining #English ?!

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator We have all heard it before—be it from our grandparents, professors, or Time magazine covers—that texting abbreviations...

The Federal Government Should Step In for Flint

Hannah Juley As if the 2014 Flint water crisis was not bad enough for the residents of Flint, Michigan, now over 8,000 homes are facing...

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...

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...

Mass Shootings are About More than Mental Health

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer On Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin P. Kelley walked into First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and fired at church attendees. The...

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,...

Trigger Warnings? Better Than Russian Roulette

Aurash Jalalian Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Recently, many prominent figures have been firing shots at trigger warnings and the oversensitivity of college students as...

Blurred Lines, Defined Lines, and Double Standards: How Our Mainstream Media Remains The Biggest...

Caley Seaton Staff Writer Robin Thicke’s song “Blurred Lines” has officially been dubbed the hottest song of the summer according to billboard.com after leading the Billboard...

Letter to a Freshman

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Dear freshman student, If you are reading this letter, then there is a high chance that you are quivering in fear of...