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Progress Over Passivity: Spurring Students to Action

The grassroots movement #occupywallstreet — a peaceful protest that began Sept. 17 in New York City — continues to draw attention to many scattered yet pertinent issues plaguing the nation. On its first day, a reported 2,000 individuals marched down Wall Street, protesting corporate greed and influence, social inequality and […]

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A Letter From The Editor

Hey baby ‘Chos — Ima let you finish orientation, Ima let you finish, but once you’re done you gon have the best college experience of all time. OF ALL TIME. First of all, thanks for picking up the Nexus; it was a good move for a lot of reasons. Obviously […]

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Who Knows What Awesomeness Hides in the Mist?

I like Isla Vista in the fog. People whisper and walk deliberately. Loud music gets muted, and streetside joint smoke disappears like it never was. In the dark, even the bros take off their imitation Ray-Bans for fear of walking into a hidden street sign. Particles of mist whirl around […]

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The Real World: Ready or Not, Here It Comes, Seniors

A while ago, when I was a much wilder and uncivilized version of the gentleman scholar that I am today, I found myself stranded in Lima, Peru for two weeks. I’m not particularly sure how or why, because Lima is not by any measure a particularly interesting or beautiful city, […]

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The Pointlessness of Pot Persecution

The fight for the right to use hemp and laugh at one’s rulers has been happening constantly for centuries. The desire for a central authority to control and regulate the natural interconnectedness of living creatures stems from the fact that life is naturally awesome. According to the Book of Genesis […]