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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...

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....

Why the Filibuster Still Means Something

Andrew Melese Staff Writer In early April, the Democratic members of the U.S. Senate moved to filibuster President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch...

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...

Former Presidents Should be Wary of Paid Speeches

Arturo Samaniego Staff Writer President Barack Obama was recently paid a lavish sum of money to speak to a Wall Street firm. Obama, like many former...

The Problem With Satire? Us.

Cameron Speltz On Tues., Oct. 13, the Democratic Party held its first debate for the 2016 presidential election. On the following Sat., Oct. 17, Saturday...

Should Third Party Candidates be Allowed in the Debates?

Matthew Lee Staff Writer During this current election season, the country is clearly unhappy with both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates. With both candidates’ disapproval...

Obamacare Made Its Impact on Young Americans

Arturo Samaniego Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, has proven to be one of the most controversial pieces of legislation to come...

We are Capitalists and Tha-Tha-Tha-That’s All Folks!

Sruti Mamidanna In April 2016, Harvard University released a poll stating that 51 percent of young people between the ages of 18-29 no longer support...

It’s Only Our Future: Why Keystone XL Pipeline Should Not Be Built

Isabelle Geczy If you haven’t heard about the Keystone XL Pipeline yet, then you better start listening. Our collective future is at stake. The Keystone XL...