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The Disconnect Between Police and Students

The Disconnect Between Police and Students

  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and UCSB Police Department held a public safety awards ceremony last night to honor the performances of deputies and officers who responded to…

When the Independent Takes the Gold

When the Independent Takes the Gold

An independent candidate just won the position of external vice president of statewide affairs, over a candidate who had an “undefeated” party backing him up. I repeat. An INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE,…

Why We Should Celebrate Israel

Why We Should Celebrate Israel

Last week, Israel celebrated its 67th birthday and I am here to tell you why you should celebrate it too. Do you ever use Apple technology? Is Google a search…

Trading Incarceration for Rehabilitation

Trading Incarceration for Rehabilitation

  Earlier this month, the most powerful man in America sat across from the country’s favorite pro-pot doctor for a nationally televised interview. The conversation appeared in Sanjay Gupta’s latest…

One Hundred Years of Silence: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

One Hundred Years of Silence: Remembering the Armenian Genocide

“Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it,” wrote George Santayana some 10 years prior to the mass murder, ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Armenian and…

Prescription Drugs and the Environment

Prescription Drugs and the Environment

Jackie Kurta, Director of the UCSB Alcohol and Drug Program, explains why we should be concerned about our spread of drugs into the environment…

Culture: Developing a Sense of Self

Culture: Developing a Sense of Self

Today, there seems to be an emerging trend of taking pride in one’s culture. More and more rapidly, young people are choosing to explore the history of their families and…

Ready, Set, Vote

Ready, Set, Vote

If there’s one thing young people love, it’s being didactically preached to about civic responsibility and the importance of voting. Stop any given 20 something you may pass on the…