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We Can No Longer Ignore the Fraternity Problem

Ali Abouesh criticizes pervasive issues of power and exploitation within the institution of Greek life.
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Thoughts and Prayers Aren’t Cutting It

Hannah Jackson confronts the reality of gun violence in America and advocates for stricter gun control policies.
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How SZA Captured the Secret Anxieties of Modern Women

Laurel Rinehart discusses SZA's latest album and the unique emotional qualities that set it apart from other musical works.
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The Reality of Trump

Ali Abouesh examines President Trump's actions thus far and urges readers not to become complacent in the current political climate.
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A Student Perspective on Keeping the Perkins Loan

That is why I am outraged to hear that the Perkins loan is being discontinued — because I know the amount of good it has done for low income students.
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Sheriff Brown Has Been Waiting for a President Like Trump

Kathy Smith questions Sheriff Brown's stances on immigration, prisons and other controversial issues.
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Preserving Our Rights in the Digital Age

Hugh Cook explores the potential for exploitation when one logs onto the Internet and advises users on how they can protect themselves.
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Reflections from the Halfway Mark: The Ups and Downs of My First Two Years as a Gaucho

Laurel Rinehart takes a walk down memory lane and shares advice and insights from her college experience.
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Mental Health Studies: A Patient Perspective on Psychology

An in-depth look at the lack of inclusion in Psychology and an analysis of the effects it has on marginalized groups.
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Farewell from the Editor: Four Years at the ‘Nexus’

Outgoing opinion Editor Jackson Kerr bids his farewell and expresses his thanks and optimism for the future of the Daily Nexus.
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Farewell from the Editor: Continuing Activism

Outgoing Opinion Editor Sebastianne Kent bids her farewell and urges fellow activists to continue their work in the UCSB community.
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A Gaucho Medic in Mosul: Airstrikes Save Lives

Nik Frey gives an inside look into his time as a medic in Mosul, Iraq, a conflict zone occupied by ISIS.
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Rules of Sex and Marriage

Komal Surani questions the way we come to understand and follow the rules of sex and marriage.
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Vignettes: 3 Perspectives of Grief, Change and Progress After May 23

On the night of May 23, once the majority of us had become aware something very bad had happened, I called my parents and told them I was safe. May 24 was a gloomy day, no sun in Santa Barbara’s typ...
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An Oak Tree and the Essence of Art

Zach Morgan offers his thoughts on Michael Craig-Martin's "An Oak Tree."
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