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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater by Shannon Duggan

Sweaty palms and echoing coughs plague Campbell Hall on this day. Knees jitter, eyes dart around the room, and pencils scribble furiously on the...

Con: LinkedIn Leaves Behind Those That Can’t Afford to Keep Up

Thea Cabrera Montejo Layout Editor Illustration by Silvia Quach LinkedIn has transitioned from a simple website to an obligatory source of affirmation. With this new reputation, the...

What North Carolina Tells Us about the State of Our Democracy

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Recent attempts in North Carolina to limit the authority and political effectiveness of incoming governor Roy Cooper are just the latest in...

Out of Senseless Tragedy Came Personal Growth and the True Face of a Community

This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB...

Let Tsarnaev Rot

Dhiraj Nallapaneni On May 15, a federal jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death for his role in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, a stunning incident...

Is UCSB’s Party School Reputation Fading?

Tomas Palpallatoc On Sept. 10, U.S. News’ education section revealed their ranking for “2019’s Top Public Colleges and Universities,” on which UCSB placed fifth overall and...

Talking to Parents about Politics

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer For the last few years politics has become increasingly polarized, with activists on both extremes of the political spectrum. With the ideological...

Even Presidents Should Have Limits

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter How much classified information should a president be allowed to disclose with foreign nations? This has become a legitimate question after...

Ride-Sharing Services May Soon Make Taxis Obsolete

Madison Kirkpatrick In today’s day and age, ride-sharing has become increasingly popular amongst teenagers and young adults who use the service for a variety...

Why Society Is No Better Off with the BlackLivesMatter vs. BlueLivesMatter Competition

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer On Saturday, Dec. 20, Ismaaiyl Brinsley killed two New York City police officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, in an ambush shooting...