Wednesday, October 16th 2019

The French vs. U.S. Election

Arturo Samaniego Staff Writer Recently, moderate business-friendly candidate Emmanuel Macron defeated the far-right nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen in the French election. In many ways, the...

Donald Trump Does Not Respect Women

Morgan Bubman I’m 14 years old at a friend’s pool party. As I splash around the water, two of my male friends approach me, one grabbing me...

International Students Elevate Universities and America

Tomas Palpallatoc It was recently revealed that the Trump administration briefly considered banning visas for Chinese students under the pretense of suspecting them to be...

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...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

Obama: Cool, Calm, and Collected

Graciela Juarez With the month of January coming to an end, the nation faces a transition of power. Barack Obama has stepped down from the...

Trump’s Supporters Aren’t as Crazy As You Think

Jason Garshfield Staff Writer Why do so many people support Donald Trump? For a long time, I couldn’t figure it out — and I pride myself...

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...

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...

Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Heritage Isn’t a Concern

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Bernie Sanders’s candidacy has recently been attacked from several different vantage points. Democrats such as Hillary Clinton...