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Monday, November 23rd 2020

Letter to the Editor: Pick Bruce Porter for a More Resilient Isla Vista

Super Tuesday is upon us and I find it urgent and critical for the future of our beloved community of Isla Vista to express...

America Needs a Radical Liberal Presidency in 2020

Natalia Hernandez Contributing Writer Nowadays in politics, the mere sight or sound of the word “radical” can make some people cringe despite their ideological stance. If...

On “Gun Girl” and Navigating Respectful Political Discussions

Richard Smith Contributing Writer Kaitlin Bennett, commonly referred to as "Gun Girl," has been making a name for herself on Twitter with her poorly conducted interviews...

The Buffet of Democratic Opinions

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Like an all you can eat buffet, the Democratic primary has provided voters with a variety of options; but like a patron...

How We Fail Each Other in Addressing Sexual Violence

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In light of the university’s recent decision to begin their Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) initiative for self-defense training, upset students have accused...

Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

Governor Newsom’s Budget Lacks Adequate Mental Health Program Funding

Steven Jin Gavin Newsom, current governor of California, has proposed an increase in funding for the UC system. His proposal leads to the UC system...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

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...