Editorials

2013 Daily Nexus Candidate and Fee Endorsements

As another year of A.S. Elections have come to purview, “accountability,” “affordability,” “transparency” and “accessibility” are just some of the overtly vague keywords to once again ...
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Deltopia Revisited: What Can We Learn?

Red cups. Abs everywhere. Pulsing music. Nothing but sunny skies dotted with the occasional water balloon. This year’s Deltopia was no exception to the celebration’s repertoire. We all partook, Ne...
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Redefining “Publishable”: In Defense of the Position of the Week

A candy heart-covered nipple doesn’t hold the same sweet appeal to all who cross its path, according to a recent (mildly outraged) letter to the editor entitled “Gaucho Porn?” in the Santa Barba...
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Student Crossword Enthusiast Has 99 Problems and They’re All Down or Across

There are a concerned and heretofore voiceless set of students on campus whom on behalf of which I intend to write you. We are the students showing up early to lecture halls, the bus stop waiters, the...
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Prop 37: Don’t Let Frankenfoods Scare You

Like any student riding their bike to class, I am forced to see the mass of political signs along the bike paths. However one sign during this election season has caught me off guard: A sign asking vo...
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Daily Nexus Presents Proposition Endorsements

Proposition 30: yes This ballot initiative provides the students of the University of California system the long-awaited break from continuous tuition hikes they have endured and fiercely campaigned a...
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UC Employee Calls For Students’ Support During Protests

Dear Students: As the people who cook, clean and care for you and your campus, the work we do is essential to the UC’s ability to provide you with a world-class education. Our work isn’t glamorous...
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Pass the Torch Already: Confronting Today’s Generation Gap

The first result of a Google search for “millennial generation” is a Wikipedia article. The second result is a statistical analysis of Generation Y’s marital status and participation in the work...
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Nexus Weighs in on Candidates for Local Office

Das Williams: Assemblymember, 37th District Democrat Das Williams and Republican Rob Walter are competing for the position of assemblymember representing California’s 37th district, the recently red...
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2012 Daily Nexus Candidate and Fee Endorsements

After bombarding the student body with cheesy signs, flyers, blue beer and a flurry of Facebook invites, A.S. Elections are finally upon us. “Budget,” “transparency” and “involvement” are ...
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What Does Go On Beneath Storke Tower?

The Opinion page is a place of controversial thought and discourse. It is rarely the moderate thinker or the complacent observer who chooses to write in, as demonstrated by the Jan. 11 letter to the e...
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Why you should you vote, you may ask?

It only takes a quick couple minutes to plug your votes into GOLD and the candidates, fees and amendment on the Spring Ballot are absolutely critical to your continued participation in the higher educ...
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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...
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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 t...
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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 ...
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