Friday, November 22nd 2019

‘P’ Stands for Planet: Stop Fracking in Santa Barbara County

Michael Voloshin Illustration by Amy Chase You walk outside with a mask concealing your nose and mouth. If you had walked out without one, you would...

The Meaning of Anti-War Today

The issues surrounding whether or not we are in a war is unclear.

Banning Fracking Is Not the Solution to Our Energy Problems

Sirarpi Topchyan Fracking can be beneficial to Santa Barbara. There, that statement is out there now. Fracking has become a word loaded with negative connotations,...

Death of the Boogeyman

Osama Bin Laden's death marks the beginning of the end of American fear of Islamic terrorism.

The Nature of American Democracy in 2016

Arturo Samaniego Democracy has long been hailed as the apex of systems of government, but is it as stable as people tend to believe, and...

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...

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: A Threat to National Security

Student argues that DADT policy is a threat to national security

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...

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...

Analyzing the Second Democratic Debate

Michael Angulo Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator The second Democratic Debate of the 2016 presidential race took place on Sat., Nov. 14 in Des Moines,...