Sunday, May 27th 2018

Marching for Our Lives Makes a Difference

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Saturday, Mar. 24 marked the inaugural March For Our Lives rally in support of gun control. The march was orchestrated by the...

The Stormy Daniels Affair Created a Bigger Media Storm than it Deserved

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Like many students at UCSB, I really dislike Donald Trump. I disliked him when I watched one episode of "The Apprentice" at...

China Removes Two Consecutive Term Limit

Yao Yang Layout Editor Last Sunday, Xinhua, a state-run Chinese news agency, announced that “the Communist Party of China Central Committee proposed to remove the expression...

Why the PROSPER Act Will Not Lead to Prosperity

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Opinions Editor In December, the PROSPER Act passed through the House education committee, with a vote by Congress due in the near future....

One Year of Trump in One Hour: The State of the Union

Jack Alegre Features Editor With the State of the Union, the President of the United States has the span of an hour to offer up rebuttals...

Democrats Lose in Shutdown Bid over DACA

Jacob Wong President Trump signed a short-term spending bill last Monday, effectively bringing an end to the three-day government shutdown that commenced the previous Friday....

How Far Should #MeToo Go?

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The #MeToo movement continues to make a stir on social media and arouse public awareness of sexual harassment and assault after the...

Facebook’s Algorithm Revamp Could Make it the Greatest Social Media

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer In a Facebook post on Jan. 11, Mark Zuckerberg announced a new focus for Facebook’s algorithm: facilitating meaningful human-to-human connections. This shift...

Net Neutrality is Necessary for Equality on the Internet

Annabelle Tang The Obama-era “net neutrality” regulations are one step closer to being undone. Last Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, who was...

Mass Shootings are About More than Mental Health

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer On Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin P. Kelley walked into First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and fired at church attendees. The...