Mind, Body & Soul

A Different Kind of Age Gap: The Problem With Adult Actors Playing Teenage Characters

Mikayla Buhbe discusses why it might not be so great to cast adults to play teenagers in shows and movies.
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Finding A Silver Lining in Quarantine

Kenneth Moody reflects on the light at the end of the tunnel for our collective pandemic problems.
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Progressive Christianity’s Refreshing Relationship with Abortion

Kiana Perez Granados unpacks the intersectionality between pro-choice arguments and Christianity, arguing that the two are more similar than opposed.
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Giving White Literary Canon the Boot

Kiana Perez-Granados reflects on the importance of diversity in literature and urges students and teachers alike to expand their reading lists.
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Passions Can Be Priorities, Too

Kianna Perez-Granados wants you to find your passion.
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Pointing Fingers At Faith: Being Religious In a World Run By COVID-19

Kiana Perez-Granados reflects on the challenges of staying religiously connected while being required to stay socially-distanced.
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Mental Health During Quarantine and Its Significance for UCSB Students

Marina Jones breaks down the complicated transition to online learning and its implications for the mental health of UCSB students.
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Should I Stay or Should I Go

Hannah Morley unpacks strategies to best address difficult housing changes amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
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C.A.P.S. Is Doing Its Best, But Our Campus Needs More

Demand for mental health care has risen, and while C.A.P.S. is doing its best to help everyone, they need more. The question is: where can we find the funding?
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Girls Have Hair, Why Should I Care?

"Let's just let the hairy girls live," exclaims Anabel Costa as she urges readers to do as they damn please with their body hair.
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Why Having a Passion is Overrated

I think it’s okay not to know where you’re going. What matters is that you live in a way that’s important to you. 
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Is Studying Abroad Safe for Queer Students?

Anabel Costa considers the safety implications of studying abroad for queer students.
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College Coitus: The Double Standard Has Got to Go

Hazel Siff discusses the issue with the double standard in the sex lives of college students.
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A Fresh Take On The New Year

Joshen Mantai reimagines the concept of the New Year's resolution.
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Local Porn Stars Rise to Fame by Keeping it Real

Pei Ja Anderson talks with I.V. based PornHub sensation Isla Summer and talks about the new ideals within the influencer community.
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