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Sunday, October 25th 2020

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,...

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,...

How Growing Plants Sparks Joy

Celine Pun Contributing Writer Future generations’ right of imagination and outdoor experience may not be a...

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...

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...

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...

The Truth Behind Astrology: A Debate

Nathan Vived, Graeme Jackson, and Raymond Matthews Contributing Writer, Photo Editor, and Opinions Editor Middle of the Road: I feel I should preface this section by saying...

Why China Should Be a Reminder about U.S. Hegemony

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Murmurs are rising with the United States sending a delegate to attend a conference for China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” program,...

“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...

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...