Mind, Body & Soul

The Troubling Commodification and Appropriation of Spirituality

Maggie Modovsky explores the troubling commodification and appropriation of spirituality as a trend.
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The Deep Invasive Roots of Christian Nationalism

Megan Ramsey explores the current and historical roots of Christian extremism.
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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Kenneth Moody discusses the outdated and sexist origins of the term “female.”
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Men, I Strongly Urge You To Get a Bowl Cut for Your Hot Girl Summer

Mindy Riu breaks down the secret sexiness of Spock's bowl cut.
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An Open Letter to the Person That Thinks It’s Ok To Eat Cereal With Water

Christine Tu addresses the watery horrors of aquatic breakfast cereal consumption.
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Things About America That Just Don’t Make Sense

Athina Mihalopoulos reflects on her experience adapting to, new and often strange, American culture.
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An Open Letter to a Perverted Elderly Man

Kathleen Santacruz breaks the silence and reflects on her troubling experience getting vaccinated.
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L’Age des DILFs

Min Seo Riu reflects on her lifelong dedication to DILFs.
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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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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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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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Shower Thoughts

Maya Salem explores the unique space the shower provides for introspection and a deserved break from everyday life.
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A Challenger to the Dick Doodle

Kylie McCreary highlights the need for more doodled vaginas in public spaces.
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Learning How Money Talks in Video Games

Kenneth Moody reflects on his experiences with video games and talks about wanting to control where his money goes.
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