Sunday, September 22nd 2019

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...

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...

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...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...

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...

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,...

Latinos in Border Patrol Betray Other Latinos and Themselves

Alondra Sierra Staff Writer The U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) has historically been a force of abuse and denigration towards Latino immigrants, most notably in...

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...

Taylor Swift Gets Political: The Power of Celebrity Opinions

Tomas Palpallatoc On October 8, Taylor Swift posted on her Instagram account urging her followers to vote in the upcoming midterm elections. Swift also endorsed...

Young Americans Are Making Their Political Voices Heard

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor The year 2018 has been one of political upheaval and, perhaps surprisingly, much of that unrest has been caused by high school...