Sunday, November 17th 2019

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...

The Problems That International Students Face

Erika Shinoda Contributing Writer Hello! My name is Erika Shinoda. I was born and raised in Japan in a very rural area where no one could...

The University of California System Needs Affirmative Action

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Over the past few weeks, the court case SFFA v. Harvard has dominated national headlines and forced the issue of admissions-based affirmative...

What North Carolina Tells Us about the State of Our Democracy

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Recent attempts in North Carolina to limit the authority and political effectiveness of incoming governor Roy Cooper are just the latest in...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms: The Value of Student Journalism

The Bottom Line Editorial Board 2017-2018 Unfortunately, dark times for student media around the country drove The Bottom Line to publish its second editorial in...

College Rankings Should Not Rank Highly in Importance to Students

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer U.S. News and World Report has provided college rankings for years based on a variety of factors, such as retention rates, faculty resources...

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...

Sustainable Fashion for Unsustainable Students

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer "Fast fashion" has been around since the beginning of mass-produced retail. Coming off the runways and straight onto sale racks, fast fashion...

The Teen Mental Health Crisis in America

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Recently, a news article published in the Santa Barbara Independent highlighted the growing prevalence of a trend that has begun to alarm...

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...