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Sticks and Stones: Why Names Can Hurt

Fourth-year psychology/philosophy major Suraj Sood takes up issue with the word "disorder."
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Letter to the Editor: On Chivalry and Disappointment

In this week's Letter to the Editor, an anonymous contributor appeals to the gentle side of the men of Isla Vista.
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The Government Shutdown : It Is Your Problem

Letter to the Editor: Third-year political science major Mckinley Krongaus tells you why the government shutdown is really everyone's problem.
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Letter to the Editor: Just Do It

Veronika Navarra tells you to get up and get active in this week's Letter to the Editor.
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Cutting Out the Fat: How Going Meatless Might Save the World

Kenny Torrella, a Humane Society food policy coordinator, describes the far-reaching effects of eating vegetarian/vegan. Torrella points towards UCSB's "meatless mondays" campaign in the dining common...
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Modifying the Stigma Surrounding GMOs

Nexus columnist Jay Grafft aims to dispel some of the myths surrounding GMO's.
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Party On, Gauchos! (No, Seriously…Party On)

Fourth-year communications major Charlotte Rushforth calls on the Princeton Review to reconsider its placement of UCSB on the list of top party schools.
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Letter to the Editor: The Cocaine Problem

I graduated in 2011 from this wonderful school of ours with four years’ worth of great memories and friends. I can honestly say that my time at UCSB was the happiest four years of my life. About a m...
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Letter to the Editor: Response to 5/29/13 Wednesday Hump

As a man in Isla Vista, I ask “what is wrong with a little experience?” Am I the only one turned off by virgins? Am I the only one who wants satisfaction without having to give a seminar on oral p...
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Luhrmann’s Gatsby: Give It a Chance, Old Sport

I’m not sure if one can be addicted to literature, or to the abstract theories and opinions of said works, but if so, I’m in need of a support group and a 12-step plan. I could give you a full run...
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Alum Gets Fired Up Over IV Couch Burnings

Every time I walk down Sueno, no matter what I was thinking about before, I start viciously fantasizing about yelling at kids to get off my lawn … I mean streets. You might not have noticed this, bu...
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A Letter from End Fake Clinics

We are End Fake Clinics. We are feminists. We are queer. We are students. We are for reproductive justice. The reproductive justice approach to activism historically arose from the perspectives of wom...
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Concerned Alum Speaks Out Against SB’s Gang Induction

LTE- Gang Injunction   In 2011 Police Chief Sanchez, along with Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office, filed a civil legal action against 30 Santa Barbara residents who are allegedly ...
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UC Spokesperson Challenges Claims Against “Digital Education”

Patrick Sheehan’s May 3 Op-Ed, “From the Makers of Massive Budget Cuts: A Digital Education,” is based on the incorrect assumption that the University of California Board of Regents and administ...
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Gaucho de Mayo: Beyond Shots and Sombreros

I know Cinco de Mayo is approaching when sombreros are being sold on campus, when supermarkets begin to dress their aisles in sarapes and when themed parties begin to overflow the streets of Isla Vist...
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