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Tuesday, April 7th 2020

The Gig Economy’s Impact on America’s Disparate Youth

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer As younger generations enter the workforce, the reality of an arising “gig” economy, a job market in which careers operate on an...

On the Alleged Transphobia Incident Involving Sigma Nu

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Reddit user u/statty123 recently made a post on the subreddit r/UCSantaBarbara describing an encounter she had at a Sigma Nu party in...

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...

“I’m Not Like Other Girls”

"I'm Not Like Other Girls": The Modern Quirky-Relatable Greaser Girl Lauren Luna Contributing Writer The “I’m not like other girls” cultural phenomenon is a reaction against typically...

The Rise of Plant-Based Eating

Lauren Luna Staff Writer For the past decade, plant-based eating has steadily gained popularity with the public. From Alicia Silverstone to Jay Leto, many celebrities have...

The Double Standards of Cultural Appropriation

Morgan Bubman If you’ve been anywhere near social media within the past two months, you’ve seen the circulating “cash me outside” meme. If you’ve been...

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

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...

Sad Bois, E-Bois, Soft-Bois: Meet the New Faces of Masculinity

Jennifer Sor Contributing Writer Sad Boi is a label that needs no explanation: my male friends, sporting black hoodies, and SoundCloud Unlimited subscriptions, were hardly anomalies....

Is “You” Problematic?

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer This article contains major spoilers for the second season of the Netflix show "You." Just after Christmas Day, Netflix released the second season...