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Argument in the Office: The Ethics of Infidelity

Is cheating an unforgivable violation or an understandable human error? Aryana Kamelian and Konrad Neithercutt present both sides of the story.
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“That’s So OCD”

Hana Simon opens up about her experience with OCD and the ways in which people can best express empathy.
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Don’t Give Killers Publicity

In a country where mass shootings are all too common, Rick Zierer emphasizes the importance of not giving undue attention to the shooters.
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I Have To Have Sex With Someone Before I Can Get To Know Them

Veronica Meyers explains why getting down with someone is her favorite ice-breaker.
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Letter From the Editor: Goodbyes Are Actually the Worst

At the end of the day, we’re all students living in Isla Vista trying to make sense of everything around us.
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Tinder Massages: A Whole New Meaning of “I Gaucho Back”

Katherine Chen provides a strong endorsement of seeking massages via Tinder.
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Letter From the Editor: Merk’s Paradise

New Editor-in-Chief Jorge Mercado introduces himself and examines the past three years in college, and the nexus, that has led him to this point.
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Two Down, Two to Go: Reflections From the Halfway Mark

As her sophomore year comes to a close, Assistant Opinion Editor Hannah Jackson reflects on her UCSB experience thus far.
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Letter From the Editor: For Fox Sake, 4 Years Sure Flew By

I’m a little confused by it all, to be honest; how do four years go by so quickly?
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Measure R – Let’s Take Back OUR Isla Vista

Jonathan Abboud asserts that voting Yes on Measure R is the right decision for the benefit of the Isla Vista community.
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In Slow-Motion: Experiencing Loss From Afar

Hannah Jackson unpacks the emotions that come with experiencing grief as a college student.
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Being a Virgin in the Hookup Culture

Calista Liu reflects on her decision to wait to have sex on her own terms, rather than those of society.
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The Student Experience: Mental Health Vignettes

UCSB students share their stories and insights about mental health.
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A Letter of Love: Revisiting the Isla Vista Tragedy Four Years Later

A recent UCSB graduate reflects on the tragic events of May 23, 2014.
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‘#Canceled’ Culture Has No Place in the Classroom

Harper Lambert discusses the consequences of a hashtag trend.
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