Saturday, January 18th 2020

Campus Comment

The Online Trend of “Toxic Positivity”

Sarah Renard Staff Writer Social media platforms are full of accounts trying to spread positivity by encouraging others and lifting their spirits with motivational quotes and mantras. Encouraging as they may be, these accounts can unconsciously...

University Administration Failed to Protect Students Against the Active Shooter Threat

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On Nov. 18, members of the Isla Vista community began their morning with an emergency notification from the University of California Police Department (UCPD) about an armed robbery on the 65...

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Political Commentary

The Buffet of Democratic Opinions

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Like an all you can eat buffet, the Democratic primary has provided voters with a variety of options; but like a patron...

How We Fail Each Other in Addressing Sexual Violence

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In light of the university’s recent decision to begin their Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) initiative for self-defense training, upset students have accused...

Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

Commentary

“Gifted Kids”: The Deception of Perfection

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer Indisputably, there is an epidemic amongst both millenials and Gen Z kids of depression and other mental health issues. We can attribute...

The Rise of Plant-Based Eating

Lauren Luna Staff Writer For the past decade, plant-based eating has steadily gained popularity with the public. From Alicia Silverstone to Jay Leto, many celebrities have...

Extra, Extra! : Journalism’s Place in the Modern Vortex

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In a world where information is endlessly and vastly accessible, the role of journalism in delivering truth grows more valuable. With clickbait...

Letters to the Editor