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Thursday, June 4th 2020

Opposition to Religious Freedom Law Made Indiana the Scapegoat

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amairani Palacios During the past week, the United States has seen nothing short of a debacle result from the recent institution...

Napolitano—“This Crap” Pays Your $570,000 Base Salary

Isabelle Geczy News Editor If the director of a system dismisses the people that system is intended to serve, which is broken—the director, or the system? In...

Flavor of the Month: Why It’s Suddenly Trendy to “Care” About Isla Vista

Mathew Burciaga Layout Editor In 2003, the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury issued a report titled “Isla Vista: Take Charge” that aimed to raise awareness of...

Pressing for the Press

Sam Goldman Opinions Editor Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator As far as attorneys general go, Eric Holder’s pretty into civil rights and progressive policy. But there’s...

Presidential Elections: Public Perception and Navigating through the Hype

Kristie Chairil Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator Whatever you may think about presidential elections, perhaps the one thing that we can all agree on is...

Letter to the Editor: Our Struggle Will Not Be Silenced

To the UCSB Community: During our Black Student Union’s Week of Action, January 12th – ­16th, several posters were set up along bike paths on campus....

State of the Union: Standing by Idealism

Andrew Urena We are strong; at least, according to President Obama’s State of the Union address, we are. Touting that we have come out of...

Just Community College? Why Obama’s Plan Makes an Associate’s Degree Worth It

Gwen Wu Staff Writer President Barack Obama recently announced an initiative to make the first two years of community college or technical school free for all...

Science Shows That Some Senators Aren’t Qualified

Gwen Wu Staff Writer A new Congress means change—change in the way that votes swing, legislature is pushed past, and committees are formed. With the 2014...

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...