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Letters to the Editor

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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Letter to the Editor: Isla Vista Community Center

In this week's Letter to the Editor, Carmen Lodise explains why having an Isla Vista Community Center is both necessary and problematic.
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Letter to the Editor: I’m Obsessed With Snoop

In this Letter to the Editor, Risa Weber expresses her concern that celebrity culture is taking over her brain.
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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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