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Intercultural Communication: One Long-Term Benefit of Studying Abroad

Meg Winnett As one of the two domestic International Student Advisory Board members, I feel that I am only able to contribute to the group...

Cosmo Fails to Deliver Consistent Facts by Lynnea Dally

Cosmopolitan is an interesting magazine. It simultaneously promotes female liberation while forcing women to adhere to a specific female standard. Here are some inconsistencies...

Offense in Progressive Satire: Why #CancelColbert Is Misguided

Sam Goldman Staff Writer Illustration by Amanda Excell, Staff Illustrator Few comedians today are as reliably apt at satire as Stephen Colbert. Over the past couple weeks,...

Are The New York Times and Bret Stephens Playing Down Global Warming?

Walker Laughlin After a sour election year exposing the depths of the cultural divide between the left and right, The New York Times seems eager...

Might There Be an Untapped Generation of Republicans?

Andrew Melese Staff Writer We don’t vote. According to an NPR article published in May, “only 46 voted in the last presidential election." Within the...

No Madness for Women’s Basketball

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator As the NCAA men’s basketball tournament drew to a close on April 6, with the Duke Blue...

The Problem with Disarming Campus Police

Madison Kirkpatrick A.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution calling for the complete disarmament of campus police, on the grounds that students should no longer fear...

Racially Offensive Imagery at Carpinteria High School by Corine Fairbanks and Monique Sonoquie

Native American mascots seem to have first appeared at the collegiate level in the early 1900s with “fighter,” “bloodthirsty,” and “noble savage” stereotypes being...

Bridgegate: Why Do We Care Again?

Andrea Vallone Staff Writer Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator One word: “bridgegate.” Actually, it’s two words shoved together in a portmanteau. Before you ask, let me...

CAPS Is an Invaluable Resource That Needs to Be Improved

Eileen Taing Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a mental health service that is provided to all current UCSB students. It is a helpful resource...