Politics

Why Elizabeth Warren is the Ultimate Progressive Reformer

Sara Rubin assesses the differences between two progressive frontrunners of the upcoming Democratic presidential primary.
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The Espionage Charges Against Julian Assange Jeopardize Journalism

Luke Hamilton argues that the charges against Julian Assange undermine the First Amendment and endanger freedom of the press.
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The First Amendment Isn’t a Free Pass To Discriminate

Justin Tran clears up common misconceptions about the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
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There Should Be No Expiration Date on Ending Sex Discrimination

Surya Swaroop writes about the Equal Rights Amendment's journey to ratification.
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Freedom Under Fire: Stand with the People of Hong Kong

Studying abroad in Hong Kong has given Emma Xing a firsthand look at the clash between its people and government.
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The Opioid Crisis: Big Pharma Needs to Pay for Their Crimes

Surya Swaroop declares why we should be further penalizing companies responsible for the Opioid Crisis.
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The Puerto Rican Protests: A Lesson in Democracy

In light of recent protests in Puerto Rico, Nina Nazario discusses the importance of this victory to democracy as a whole.
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In 2020, ‘Nice Guys’ Finish First

In response to Joe Biden's presidential candidacy, Grace Wiley argues that political figures must be held accountable for sexual misconduct.
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Liberalism vs. Open-Mindedness: No, They’re Not the Same

Jordan Curiel points out the differences between left-leaning politics and true liberalism.
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The Border Wall Argument Stands on a Shaky Foundation

Kian Karamdashti pokes holes in national immigration policy and the argument for a wall at the U.S.-Mexican border.
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The Fight Against Climate Change Starts With You

Stella Calbert argues in favor of taking individual action to combat climate change.
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Letter from the Editor | A Call for Civility During Divestment

Opinion Editors Hannah Jackson and Harper Lambert issue a reminder that dissent does not excuse hate speech.
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Letter to the Editor | In Opposition of Divestment

Sarah Mehrnia argues that A.S. Senate should not divest from Israel.
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Not Again: Protect Santa Barbara From Cat Canyon Oil Development

Gordon Hahn and Alexandra Leal Silva take a stand against the construction of oil wells in Santa Barbara.
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What’s the Real Cost of a Strawberry?

Amarica Rafanelli explores the true cost of labor in the U.S., and how we take it for granted in our everyday products and lives.
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