Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Engage Rather than Reject Ben Shapiro

Matthew Lee Staff Writer After great controversy and backlash, the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Senate approved College Republican’s proposal to fund a talk...

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...

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...

Removing Statues Removes History

Spencer Wu Copy Editor In what seems to be the boiling over of racial tension between white nationalists and various ethnic groups, the protests in Charlottesville,...

Why China Should Be a Reminder about U.S. Hegemony

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Murmurs are rising with the United States sending a delegate to attend a conference for China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” program,...

What the Walter Scott Case Says About Police Brutality

Hannah Juley The Walter Scott case of April 2015 recently made headlines again when Michael Slager pleaded guilty to charges that he violated the slain...

Correcting our Flawed Criminal Justice System, one Private Prison at a Time

Incarceration of human beings for profit is unethical, student argues.

Ida B. Wells, a Natural National Hero

Stephani Anderson Most people look forward to national holidays because it means no work or school. Time off is great, but we forget why we...

The Google Memo Was an Echo Chamber, Not a Conversation

Morgan Bubman Staff Writer A recently fired Google employee sparked controversy at the beginning of August by sharing a memo with all of his coworkers regarding...

Educate Citizens Instead of Incarcerating Them

Addison Morris Staff Writer While Santa Barbara residents prepare for the ribbon cutting at a new county jail where up to 376 inmates will receive “three...