Tuesday, December 10th 2019

Fracking is Harmful But Maybe Not as Much as You Think

Raveen Sivashanker Recently the fracking controversy has drilled its way to Southern California as the Environmental Defense Center, a nonprofit dedicated to environmental protection in...

The University of California System Needs Affirmative Action

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Over the past few weeks, the court case SFFA v. Harvard has dominated national headlines and forced the issue of admissions-based affirmative...

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...

Young Americans Are Making Their Political Voices Heard

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor The year 2018 has been one of political upheaval and, perhaps surprisingly, much of that unrest has been caused by high school...

Taylor Swift Gets Political: The Power of Celebrity Opinions

Tomas Palpallatoc On October 8, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram account urging her followers to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift also endorsed...

International Students Elevate Universities and America

Tomas Palpallatoc It was recently revealed that the Trump administration briefly considered banning visas for Chinese students under the pretense of suspecting them to be...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...

Support Isla Vista’s Independence This Election Day

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer Isla Vista residents have an opportunity to decide the future of their self-governance this election day. Since the 1970s, students and community...

Catholic Church Makes Progress But Has a Ways To Go

Jack Alegre Staff Writer To come out on the winning side of history is a glorious thing, and Pope Francis, spiritual leader to over a billion...

Was This Year’s BDS Resolution a Guerrilla Effort?

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer This year’s Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions resolution, called the Responsible Investments Resolution, appears like it was put on the agenda at the last...