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Why Americans Are Rushin’ to Mock Russia

Jamie Brannan Illustration by Amanda Excell, Staff Illustrator Logic would lead one to believe that when Russia spends $50 billion on the Sochi Winter Olympics, event...

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....

Do We Know What’s Up with American History?

Andrew Melese The general education requirements for a University of California, Santa Barbara student include exactly one course in American History; is that enough? Having...

What Brexit Tells Us About Democracy

Matthew Lee Staff Writer On June 23, the United Kingdom held a vote on “Brexit,” a democratic referendum to leave the European Union. The results concluded...

Sanders-Cruz Debate Offers Spectacle, But No Solutions

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Last Tuesday, Senators Bernie Sanders (Independent, VT) and Ted Cruz (R, TX) appeared on national television to debate over the impending Republican...

Yemen Deserves Our Attention

Hannah Juley Although there are times when it may become necessary to resort to violence in order to fight against an enemy, there should always...

An (Un)documented Controversy About News Bias

Gwen Wu Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau On Jan. 3, the Santa Barbara News-Press ran a front page story with the headline “Illegals line up for...

The Women’s March is Over, So What Now?

Stephani Anderson After an estimated 500,000 people showed up to participate in the Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, many protesters are asking some...

Sore Losers, Serious Consequences of the Government Shutdown

Caley Seaton Staff Writer “The time has come for those legislators who cannot cope with the reality of our democracy to get out of the way,...

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...