Editorials

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, bec...
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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 o...
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Nexus Fee Invests In Student Voice

This spring, all of the Nexus’ student-approved lock-in money is up for reaffirmation — no increase, just the same wonderful three bucks and change that keeps us going today.
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Egypt: You Say You Want a Revolution

Political tension in the Middle East is nothing unusual — in fact, the idea of peace in the region seems almost impossible. Government censorship is also not a new approach of political repression. ...
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Turds & Tulips

Tired, hungover tulips to the remarkably safe Halloween celebrations this year. The only disaster was a sudden cloud burst on Friday night, which only made the debauchery a little more wet than usual.
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Midterm Elections Provoke Anxiety Over Shifting National Identity

Last Tuesday’s midterm elections demonstrated a clear break from the Obama fervor of 2008, illustrating the American public’s dissatisfaction with the current administration and its policies.
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Daily Nexus Official Endorsements 2010

The Daily Nexus editorial board has closely scrutinized measures and propositions to provide our readership with voting choices that can begin to heal our ailing economy and lead to social an...
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Daily Nexus Editorial Staff Yields Cautious Endorsements

The Daily Nexus editorial board has closely scrutinized potential candidates, measures and propositions to provide our readership with voting choices that can begin to heal our ailing economy and lead...
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Breaching the Generation Gap Through Activism

In 1970, a wave of civil unrest turned the beachside town of Isla Vista on its head.
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Social Host Ordinance Produces Unintended Consequences

The Social Host Ordinance, a countywide regulation that would impose civil penalties on residents that provide alcohol to minors, should not have passed in its present form.
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Turds & Tulips

Sprouting and hopeful tulips to the graduating class of 2010. Budget cuts and impacted classes don’t make for the best educational fertilizer, but you still pulled through. Congrats!
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UC Needs Alternative to Ever-Increasing Fees

During today’s meeting, the Regents will debate an anticipated 32 percent student fee increase and a proposal to petition the state legislature for $913 million. The fee hike will almost certainly p...
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Nexus Upholds Free Speech

At last week's Associated Students Legislative Council meeting, the student government voted to freeze the Daily Nexus' student approved lock-in fee because the newspaper refused to withdraw advertise...
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