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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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Letter to the Editor: A Response to “Let’s Talk Labia”

In this response to the previous edition of the Wednesday Hump, an anonymous author explains her problem with rejecting any type of labia as less sexy than any other.
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Pass Times: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

Winter Quarter registration already? It's about to get real Hunger Games-y up in here...
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Cultural Misappropriation Close to Home

Fourth-year history major Mario Vasquez likens our problematic mascot to that of the "professional football team in Washington D.C."
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Daring and Destitute vs. Aimless and Affluent

Travis Zane doesn't think you should have to choose between a fulfilling career and a profitable one.
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