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Letters to the Editor

War on the Home Front

John Marcianois explains why we need to be worried about what is happening and California.
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Giving Back and Coming Together

Daniel Passov explains his eternal connection to Isla Vista and his hope that everyone will give back whatever they can after the tragedy of May 23.
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Time For a Change

Margaux Gundzik explains why we need to find a solution to our violent culture.
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Gaucho Pride: Standing Strong in the Face of Adversity

Ali Gerrard explains why Isla Vista is still our beautiful home.
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For Us All: A Love Letter to Our Students

Professor Fradenburg speaks on behalf of the entire faculty to reiterate that the UCSB staff stands in support of its students and community.
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Breaking Down the EVPLA Recall Petition

Monte-Angel Richardson clears up some of the misconceptions about the circulating petition to remove EVPLA Beatrice Contreras from office.
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Diablo Canyon Nuclear Plant and How it Might be Killing You

Maile Ellington explains why you should be worried about what's happening in Diablo Canyon.
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Eradicating Global Poverty, From an Asian Perspective

Arjun Atree, a student from Bangalore, India, examines the impact that international groups actually have on combating world poverty.
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Why I Check My Privilege, and Why You Need to Check Yours: A Response to Tal Fortgang

Tiana Miller-Leonard voices her opinion regarding Tal Fortgang and the concept of White Privilege.
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“Stop Silencing Me”

How a movement learned to reject dialogue, and missed out on the bigger picture : a response to "What Side of History Will You Be On?"
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Isla Vista: Born From Fire

In this Letter to the Editor, Adrian Gronseth and Sean Nolan explore what makes Isla Vista the unique and beautiful place that it is.
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Couch Burning in Isla Vista: From Someone Who’s Been There

Noah Nevins writes to the Daily Nexus about what he learned from being involved in a couch burning.
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‘What Side Of History Will You Be On?’: A Closer Look at the Dialogue Surrounding Divestment

Katlen Abu Ata explains why she believes that we must exercise our right to open dialogue in order to best protect those who are not afforded the same privileges.
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Rethinking Sexual Violence

Emily Potter explains why we need to address sexual assault in a new way.
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Defining ‘Me’

Skye Hart explores what it means to be a stand-out individual at UCSB.
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