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Trump is Finally Silent, but Why Now?

Madeline Ewer discusses the recent rash of threats against the Jewish community and wonders when Trump will take a stance against them.
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Oscar Uriel Escobar: Putting a Face Behind the Voice of the Voiceless

Andrew McMaster provides an in-depth profile of fellow Gaucho and activist Oscar Uriel Escobar.
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The Role of Jewish Spaces

David Rubinstein discusses the importance of searching for meaning in Judaism and creating Jewish spaces in an increasingly tumultuous world.
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Hey Liberals, We Did This to Ourselves

Brian Wheat places the blame on his fellow liberals for the rise of Trump.
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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Good Grades

Neda Mazdisnian addresses the issue of focusing too much on perfect grades.
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Letter to the Editor: Isla Vista Needs Improved Community Center

Directors on the board of the Isla Vista Community Development Corporation Jonathan Abboud and Cameron Schunk call for investment to improve the community center in I.V.
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Diversity at the Oscars

Olivia Yazzolino discusses the need for diversity in American pop culture.
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Informative, Scathing and Boring: Trump Content

Zach Morgan takes a closer look at the inescapable and ill-boding media frenzy surrounding our Commander In Chief.
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The Media’s Relationship with Our Identity: An Asian-American Perspective

Parry Dong offers his thoughts on the media representation of Asian-Americans.
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Combating the Full Stomach Phenomenon: Creating Intersections Between Race and Environmentalism

Sebastianne Kent touches on the importance of diversifying your forms of activism.
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Why The Bedroom is No Place for Pornstars

In this week's Wednesday Hump, Scarlet Serrano explains why the bedroom should be a place of self-acceptance.
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Disproving the ‘Barbie Effect’

Komal Surani contends that Barbie's high-level professions matter more than her purported problems regarding body-image.
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Trump’s Mainstream Media Accountability Survey: A Desperate Attempt to Shape Public Opinion

Brian Wheat criticizes President Trump's recent attempt at gauging the public's attitude toward mainstream media.
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UCSB’s Anti-Deltopia Ad Campaign: $40k Could be Better Spent

Olivia Yazzolino questions UCSB's fiscal priorities after learning of the $40k spent on ads discouraging out-of-towners at Deltopia.
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A Call to Action for the Crisis in Syria

Ali Abouesh stresses the need for Americans to take the right step in assisting Syria.
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