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Letters to the Editor

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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Letter to All of Those with Ties to the Isla Vista Community

In this Letter to the Editor, Roozbeh Kaboli outlines his plan for a better future for Isla Vista.
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Bring Back Floatopia

In this Letter to the Editor, Adam Sparks explains his frustration with the suppression of UCSB's Deltopia.
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Deltopia: Still Not as Bad as Miller-Young

In this Letter to the Editor, Jason Garshfield describes how he is more outraged over the Miller-Young incident than the Deltopia riots.
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Deltopia 2014: Not so Black and White After All

In this Letter to the Editor, Sean Carroll explains that the Deltopia riots may have been provoked.
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Keeping It Safe, Keeping It Local

Christy Gross, a second-year psychology major, calls for a more Isla-Vista-centric approach to next year's Deltopia.
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Protecting More Than Just Our Water

Arlo Bender-Simon explains why the risks of fracking greatly overshadow the positives.
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Violence Will Not Be Tolerated

Emily Potter explains why it's on everybody to make sure this weekend is nothing but fun.
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An Open Letter in Defense of Deltopia

An anonymous author explains why Deltopia represents more than just a party for the community.
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The Arbor, or: How I Learned to Stop Staring and Ignore it All

Why fighting fire with fire often just leaves you burnt.
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From the Office of the Sheriff

The Sheriff commends the students who helped deputies to control a near riot.
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Trigger Warnings at UCSB

In this Letter to the Editor, Bailey Loverin attempts to clarify certain misconceptions regarding UCSB's Trigger Warnings Resolution.
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