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The Language of Liberalism

Syd Haupt unpacks the evolution of "woke" language and the consequences that may arise from its use.
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Professors: Just a Teacher or Potential Bestie?

Christine Tu and Min Seo Riu debate if relatability or reliability is more important when it comes to your professors.
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Does Critical Race Theory Belong in the Classroom?

Tiana Molony argues for the inclusion of Critical Race Theory in classrooms as the bare minimum in the first step towards social change and righting historic inequalities.
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Art Smarts: An Ode to the Importance of K-12 Arts Education

Emily Kocis unpacks the disparity and overall decrease in arts instruction in K-12 education and argues for the inclusion of the arts as a vital aspect of the student experience.
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Board of Regents Approves The “Forever Hike,” and It Shows Everything Wrong With Higher Education.

Taylor Clark argues against the recent vote by the University of California Board of Regents to approve ongoing hikes in tuition and unpacks what that means for current and future generations of UC st...
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Artificial Intelligence: The Terminator of Truth

Brian Byrne explores some of the misconceptions about and true dangers of artificial intelligence.
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Thriving Not Surviving; The Thriving Initiative Shows Us What Healing Could Look Like

Taylor Clark explores the Thriving Initiative's inclusive community-centered approach to mental health at UCSB.
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Stop Calling Women “Females”

Kenneth Moody discusses the outdated and sexist origins of the term “female.”
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Pride for Profit

Sophia Lovell reflects on the inauthenticity of corporate Pride Month.
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Remember Quarantine? Maybe You Should.

Emilie Risha explores the effects of the pandemic on the perception of normalcy and privilege.
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“Cruella” Offers Another Iconic Example of Disney’s Failed LGBTQ Representation

Katie Caracciolo examines the performative LGBTQ representation in Disney media.
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Beach Bummin’ With Ask AJ

AJ is back and better than ever with some stellar summer advice.
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The Transformation of Men Through Glam

Megan Ramsey discusses the transformation of gender roles and masculinity through the glitter and guitar riffs of glam rock.
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International Students Reflect on a Year of Online Education

International students at UCSB reflect on this year's transition to online learning, highlighting its various benefits and consequences.
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Why Stream When You Can Use 123Movies?

Christine Tu expresses her frustration with the overabundance of less-than-ideal streaming services.
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