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Letters to the Editor

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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Catch the Wave: Voting Yes on SURF

A.S. President Jonathan Abboud defends the SURF fee.
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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Isla Vista?

UCSB student Josh Plotke explains the most logical long-term solution to I.V.'s problems.
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A.S. Alums Vote ‘No’ on Withdrawing from USSA

Former Associated Students officials urge the current Senate to vote down a measure that would disassociate A.S. from the United States Student Association.
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Fracking? Let’s Just Forget About It

Dr. Catherine Gautier, professor emerita, explains why the future of the planet hinges on a necessary transition to cleaner sources of energy.
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Speaking Out Against Silence

It's about time that we started pushing back against the facets of our society that systematically silence and oppress women.
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