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Letters to the Editor

Dear Academic Senate: Keep Our Colleges Creative

UCSB alum Tony Pierce appeals to the Academic Senate, who is deciding the fate of the CCS Literature program today.
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Exposing the Flaws of Sex-Positive “Feminism”

In this week's letter to the editor, an anonymous author explores the idea that sex-positive "Feminism" may be doing more harm than good.
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Don’t Poke This Bear

Jason G. weighs in on next year's Winter Break reduction.
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True Life: UCSB Thinks I’m A Woman?

A classic mix-up forces Jonathan Rodgers to explain to Student Health why he cannot, in fact, get pregnant.
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Paper Towels? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Paper Towels!

The co-chairs of UCSB's Zero Waste Committee defend Housing's Paper Towel Free project.
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The UC Schedule Changes: It’s About Time

A.S. Off-Campus Senator Arezu Hashemi is glad that the UC system is finally giving proper consideration to Jewish holidays .
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Getting Over Weiner’s … Wiener

Matthew Meyer explains that there are more important things to worry about than Anthony Weiner's Wiener.
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Roe v. Wade Rebooted: Bringing the Torch to UCSB

On the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade ruling, fourth-year Ali Jimenez argues that the fight for reproductive justice is still very much an ongoing battle.
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Blowing Smoke at a Smoke and Tobacco Free UCSB

Second-year political science major Austin Yack questions why the UC smoking ban wasn't put to a student vote.
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Bringin’ Back the Thunder

In this letter to the editor, Reza Garajedaghi tells of the origins of true Gaucho spirit and encourages students to join the alumni in bringing the "thunder back to the dome."
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Health Concerns or Hypocrisy? On a Smoke-Free UCSB

A UCSB graduate student tries to peek over the UC Regents' "Wall of Silence."
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The Napolitano Problem: Why Resignation is the Only Solution

After attending a meeting with newly appointed UC President Janet Napolitano, Katlen Abu Ata explains her continued frustration with Napolitano's history and qualifications.
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An Argument Against Midterms

Katie Battcock explains why Midterms should be a thing of the past.
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From Education to Deportation: The State of the UC

Mario Vasquez proposes that higher education should not be a political game.
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SJP — Students Justifiably Perplexed

Omri Rahmil presents his concern with the conversations regarding Palestine.
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