Friday, November 22nd 2019

How Far Should #MeToo Go?

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The #MeToo movement continues to make a stir on social media and arouse public awareness of sexual harassment and assault after the...

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...

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...

Mass Shootings are About More than Mental Health

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer On Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin P. Kelley walked into First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and fired at church attendees. The...

Santa Barbara Should Invest In Fiber Optic Internet

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Jack Ucciferri, runner-up to be the city council member representing Santa Barbara’s sixth district this past year, advocated for building fiber optic...

Senator Feinstein is No Longer the Progressive We Need

Nkechi Ikem Senator Dianne Feinstein announced earlier this month her run for a sixth term in Congress. Feinstein has spent 25 years representing California in the...

Why California Should Support The $48 Fix

Image Courtesy of Wikimedia Danny Mauldin California has the largest gross domestic product and population in the country, which makes this state a leader within the...

Let Undocumented Immigrants Live Without Fear

Andrew Arias In retaliation to Trump’s call for more deportations of undocumented citizens, California State Senate President Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) introduced a bill...

America Needs to Pay its Debts

Richard Zierer The national debt isn’t a sexy issue in contemporary American politics, but this topic should matter to all of us. America’s debt, at...

Trying to Ban Guns Again Won’t Solve Anything

Rick Zierer After the tragedy last week in Las Vegas, many politicians and commentators argue that guns are the source of violence and that the...