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Reconciling Anti-Semitism with Free Speech

Jason Garshfield Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Amid growing concerns about anti-Semitism on University of California campuses, there have been calls for the UC system...

Renovating the UCen is Worth the Cost

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor Associated Students President Hieu Le has proposed a renovation for the University Center (UCen), where many students go to grab a bite...

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...

An Ally’s Perspective on Black Lives Matter

Thea Cabrera Montejo Senior Layout Editor Black lives matter. They matter in the face of a national justice system failing to hold murderers accountable. They matter because black...

Minimum Wage Raise Offers Minimal Benefits

Aurash Jalalian In recent months, the UC system decided to raise the minimum wage on its campuses to 15 dollars per hour over the next...

What Brexit Tells Us About Democracy

Matthew Lee Staff Writer On June 23, the United Kingdom held a vote on “Brexit,” a democratic referendum to leave the European Union. The results concluded...

To 700,000 and More: UC & DACA

Francisco Olvera Staff Writer During the fall quarter of my freshman year I made my way up to the eighth floor of the UCSB Library. It...

Out of Senseless Tragedy Came Personal Growth and the True Face of a Community

This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB...

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...

You Only Have Four Years—Make the Best of Them

Matt Mersel Executive Content Editor Four years is not a long time. Anyone who, like me, will be graduating in a couple short weeks can tell...