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A Case for the NewCen: It Is Time for Change

Luke McCrary provides a case in favor of the NewCen project.
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Ole Gaucho’s Gotta Go

Aside from simply redressing Ole to resemble a true gaucho, negating this whole mess, we could try something new. Retire the old gaucho and let the Mapaches take the reins.
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The Criminalization of Skateboarding is a Push Too Far

Kekai 'O Kalani Akita protests the harsh regulations against skating on UCSB's campus.
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Having Bed Bugs Taught Me To Live in the Present

Harper Lambert offers a positive perspective on a typically unpleasant situation.
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We Have No Time for Passive Love

Calista Liu stresses the importance of actively caring for the environment before it's too late.
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Janus and Unions on the Threshold

Tom Steel and Laurence Young advocate for a ruling in favor of AFSCME in an ongoing Supreme Court case.
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I Was Wrong About the People Who Make Their Cereal Milk-first

Sai Vemireddy delves into the mindset of outside-the-box individuals who pour their milk before their cereal, rather than the other way around.
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Are UCSB Advisors Even Advising?

Stephanie Arentz details her experience at the UCSB advising office, and offers up potential remedies to problems she encountered.
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Argument in the Office: Should You Choose a Plant-Based Diet?

Opinion writers Harper Lambert and Calista Liu discuss the merits and drawbacks of adopting an entirely plant-based diet.
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Sex Education is Failing American Students

Claire Horsley highlights the importance of sex education and questions why our school system does not consider sexual health a priority for students.
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Existential Crises and the Quest for Validation

Anjalie Tandon offers an alternative view to the idea that a successful career is essential to form one's identity and purpose in life.
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Hey, Hillary Clinton: I Pegged

Opinion writer Roxie Night details her experience with the often stigmatized sexual activity known as "pegging" and provides several tips for the sexually ambitious.
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Trump Needs to Focus on Cutting the Deficit: An Analysis of the SOTU

Rick Zierer reflects on Trump's State of the Union address and calls on the president to reduce unnecessary spending.
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UCSB Major Roulette: An Outdated Tradition

Kate Adler opposes UCSB's policy of requiring students to choose a major as soon as they enter their freshman year.
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Stop Perpetuating Tide Pod Culture

Anyi Cheng cautions against the dangers of the latest absurd meme craze.
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