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Letters to the Editor

Student Activist Reflects on People’s Climate March

Katie Koerper describes her experience at the People's Climate March, and urges the UCSB community to become active in combatting climate change.
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Yes on Measure P

UCSB Professor Emerita Catherine Gautier explains her reasons for supporting Measure P
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No on Measure P

Local resident Glen Battles explains her reasons to reject Measure P.
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Alumnus’ Open Letter to Current Students

UCSB Alumnus Isaac Villa addresses members of the UCSB and Isla Vista communities.
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Dysfunctional Districts

Matthew Meyer explains the major problems with the process of drawing up congressional districts.
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Lean and Green: No Beef with Meatless Mondays

Now that meat-substitutes are more available and popular than ever, swapping animal flesh with healthy vegetarian options doesn't have to be a sacrifice. Eddie Garza explains how going meatless is the...
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A Tale of Two Cultures: Harassment Abroad and at Home

Risa Weber describes the differences between her experiences of harassment in Buenos Aires and in Isla Vista.
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Individualization to Avoid Criminalization

Opinion Co-Editor Suzanne Becker encourages increasingly diverse methods of law enforcement and public engagement after the failure of Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction.
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A Response to Mckinley Krongaus’ Recent Op-Ed

Rob Armstrong addresses McKinley Krongaus' op-ed on gun control.
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A Letter to Fellow Gauchos

A UCSB alumna calls for improvements to mental healthcare.
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A Letter from Lois Capps to Isla Vista

Congresswoman Lois Capps reaches Isla Vista community.
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Isla Vista: In Strength and Solidarity

Hanna Mendoza reflects on the IV community following the events of May 23.
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A Forgotten & Critical Feminist History at UCSB: And Why It’s Still Important

Amy Jo Goddard explores the issue of women's rights at UCSB.
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Open Letter on Gun Control

Marc Reisman explores the issue of gun control.
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Self-Defense is Not a Privilege, It’s a Necessity

V. Shasty explains why the right to bear arms is essential to the safety of everyone.
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