Monday, May 20th 2019

Campus Comment

Student Health is Crucial for Academic Success

Sarah Renard Nothing is more important for a student than being healthy. When a student is healthy, they can attend all of their lectures and labs and they can succeed in their classes. With college...

Open Access Publishing is the Future

Xander Apicella Staff Writer On Feb. 28, the UCs canceled their subscription with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, to pursue Open Access (OA) for all of its scholars. OA literature is published on the internet,...

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Political Commentary

Arming Teachers in 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....

Governor Newsom’s Budget Lacks Adequate Mental Health Program Funding

Steven Jin Gavin Newsom, current governor of California, has proposed an increase in funding for the UC system. His proposal leads to the UC system...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

Commentary

UCSB Isn’t Exempt from Unfair Admissions Policies

Alexander Ortiz Last week UCSB released acceptance letters to future Gauchos, capping off a tumultuous admissions season that has been rocked by accusations that a...

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the...

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...

Letters to the Editor