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Democratic Socialism is Needed Now More Than Ever

Natalia HernandezContributing Writer As the COVID-19 pandemic surges across the globe, Americans have been critical of our current system...

The Pros and Cons of Instagram Challenges

Katelin GodboldContributing Writer Today, millions of people are social distancing and staying under quarantine in their homes. With...

How Culture Vultures Take Advantage of Black Outrage

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor As a veteran of black Twitter, I’ve seen plenty of non-black influencers and celebrities get dragged by their spray-tan-stained-polyester-box-braid wigs for cultural...

All UCSB Academic Departments Should Allow Passed/❌ Passed Grading

Illustration by Alyssa Long // Photo by Graeme Jackson Lauren LunaStaff WriterOn April 1, UC Santa Barbara’s...

Are Celebrities Out of Touch?

Sofia LyonLayout Editor In just the past few weeks, the world we once knew has been rendered...

The Presence of Queer-coding in Popular Media

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter Heroes and villains have certainly changed in the last few decades — bright colorful beacons of truth and justice like Superman...

Toxic Body Image Stereotypes Do Not Pass the Vibe Check

Linda ChongCopy Editor “Generation Z has progressed so much within the past few years; we’re so open-minded and...

Searching for the Best Frozen TV Dinner

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Originally marketed towards busy housewives in the 1950s, frozen TV dinners have long been a staple in the typical American home....

Top 10 Places to Visit In and Around Campus

Addison Morris Arts and Entertainment Editor Have you been looking for some good study spots or great food at UCSB? Are you wondering whether you should...

The Double Standards Held Against the Black Community in America

Natalia Hernandez Contributing Writer American culture is hypocritical. We brand ourselves as the pinnacle of democracy and freedom, yet we seem to forget that our country...