Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Catholic Church Makes Progress But Has a Ways To Go

Jack Alegre Staff Writer To come out on the winning side of history is a glorious thing, and Pope Francis, spiritual leader to over a billion...

The Third-Party Conundrum

Jason Garshfield American politics must look so boring to outsiders. With few exceptions, in every election for the past 150 years — at local, state and...

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...

‘CP’ Stands For ‘Clinton’s Problem’

Zoe Manzanetti Staff Writer While watching video from Saturday’s Inner Circle Charity Event in New York City, I wasn’t just made uncomfortable by Bill de Blasio’s...

Prop 19 Could Pass in 2012

Student perspective on how Prop 19 could pass in 2012

Facebook’s Algorithm Revamp Could Make it the Greatest Social Media

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer In a Facebook post on Jan. 11, Mark Zuckerberg announced a new focus for Facebook’s algorithm: facilitating meaningful human-to-human connections. This shift...

Analyzing the First Democratic Debate

Bijan Saniee Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Having already been entertained by two Republican Party debates, the American public got its chance to look at...

Campaign Ads: The Apex of Political Rhetoric

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator On Mon., Jan. 6, Donald Trump released his first inaugural television advertisement just a few weeks before...

The Inevitably Imperfect Political Debate

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Illustration by Maria Nguyen, Layout Editor Carly Fiorina was the stand-out of the most recent GOP debate, her poll numbers surging as a...

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...