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Amish Mafia and Wicked Tuna: The Depressing Downfall of Educational Television

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer Illustration by Madison Mead Anyone watching cable TV these days knows that America has some fringe interests. We like the Amish, as evidenced...

Forget the Media Hype: It’s Jenner Himself We Should Be Paying Attention To

Stephanie Truong Illustration by Amairani Palacios, Staff Illustrator Bruce Jenner, the reality TV personality and former Olympic champion, came out as a transgender woman, revealing that...

Reconsider Your Next Party Snap

Victoria Penate Staff Writer According to a Greenberg Strategy study that Snap Inc. commissioned, parties are tied with “at home” for the most frequent place for Snapchat...

Enough with the Faux Liberalism: Why We Can’t Just Dump the Advent of ISIS...

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer Comedian, television host, and atheist extraordinaire Bill Maher is finding himself in the midst of a media firestorm after spending the last...

Trump Should Stop Using Twitter to Discuss North Korea

Lauren Baker Donald Trump continues to unleash his inflammatory rhetoric on Twitter, this time attacking one of his own cabinet members. On Oct. 1, Trump...

Chinese One-Child Limit Saved World Population

Zoe Manzanetti Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator At first, I was excited to hear China had rescinded the One Child Policy, but that joy...

Yellow is Not the New White

Jennica Martin There should be a flood warning for any person of color trying to make a movie in Hollywood: Warning: Your Work At Risk...

The Flu Shot Less Taken

Shomik Mukherjee Opinions Editor For five cold, miserable days last February, I was pinned — quite literally — to the sheets of my bed. It was...

Opposition to Religious Freedom Law Made Indiana the Scapegoat

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amairani Palacios During the past week, the United States has seen nothing short of a debacle result from the recent institution...

Getting Multiple Uses Out of a Plastic Bag Ban

Hannah Bellich In October 2013, the Santa Barbara City Council finalized an approval to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores and convenience stores. Many...