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Frankenstein’s Monster Has Nothing On the Internet

Kiana Perez-Granados unpacks the detrimental consequences of this era's scariest behemoth — the internet.
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Asian Americans Should Not Be Silenced

Sophia Lovell calls for loud and unabashed activism in the aftermath of recent attacks targeting members of the Asian American community.
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Your Performative Activism is Showing Again

Sydney Haupt discusses the recent attacks again Asian Americans in Atlanta and performative activism on social media.
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Why We Should Split the Bill

Eric Heilmann makes the case for men and women splitting the bill.
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Why You Should Work on Campus

Lindsey Terra discusses the UCSB IT internship and why you should want to work on campus.
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An Ugly Past Revived

Kiana Perez-Granados urges the younger generations to fight against the colonial racist attitudes that have survived through our history.
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Haiyaa — Uncle Roger Is Pretty Funny

Christine Tu explores the Youtube content of Mr. Roger and his unwavering support for MSG.
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Is Entertainment More Important Than Science?

Athina Mihalopoulos analyses the vastly different treatment of mainstream celebrities versus that of scientists by society.
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Quitting in the Final Hour Isn’t Noble

Kenneth Moody argues that quitting in the final moments, as some Trump administration members did, is not noble.
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The Trump Era Is Not Over

Nicholas Liu discusses how Trump and his ideas might continue to be a part of the American political landscape - despite him not being president.
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Let’s Talk About Sex… Ed And Why It Should Be Federally Mandated 

Mikayla Buhbe talks about why we should have federally mandated sexual education in this country.
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Argument in the Office: Is “Attack on Titan” Worth the Hype?

Staff writers Christine Tu and Hayson Tasher duke it out over the merits of the tv show "Attack on Titan."
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Violence Breeds Violence: How Rhetoric and Coverage Reveal Similarities Between US and Myanmar

Toni Shindler-Ruberg talks about the coup in Myanmar and its similarities to the American Capitol Attack.
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Friend or Foe: Parent Edition

Kiana Perez-Granados unpacks the harmful consequences of strict parenting, urging parents to instead encourage independence and agency in their children.
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The Struggles of Applying to Law School During a Pandemic

Surya Swaroop details her unique experience with pandemic-era law school applications, unpacking the inevitable numbness from reliance on outdated ranking systems.
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