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Vacation: Proceed With Caution

Reese Coblentz encourages conscious travel amid ever-changing COVID-19 guidelines.
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I Have a Digital Bridge To Sell You

Blake McQuilkin discusses the newest nonsense to grace our digital landscape: NFTs.
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New Year, New Habits … Or Not.

Samantha Lopez reflects on the difficulties of maintaining resolutions nearly four months after the start of the new year.
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Turn Down Your Speakers, It’s Time to Start Listening for the Snowy Plovers

Lola Watts reflects on the beauty of Santa Barbara's often overlooked natural environment.
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What You Can Do to Help the People in Ukraine

Reese Coblentz outlines ways to support the people of Ukraine.
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A Personal Crisis Across the World: Ukraine’s Fight

Michelle Shteynberg reflects on the crisis in Ukraine through a personal lens.
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Graduate Students Deserve Better Dental Care, and Resources Other Than Student Groups

Janna Haider and Jamiee Cook unpack the importance of dental care for graduate student employees and the apparent lack of support from the University of California in ensuring its provision.
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University’s Unequal Accessibility Exacerbated During Fall Quarter

Kareena Dhillon illuminates the faults within UCSB's accessibility framework.
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2, 4, 6, 8 … Which UC Mascots Do We Appreciate?

Amitha Bhat issues her definitive ranking of the UC mascots, all of which are unsettling in one way or another.
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“Euphoria”: A Case of Ecstasy or Misery?

Zuri Wilson unpacks explorations of mental health and drug abuse in the hit TV show "Euphoria."
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Why Social Security Needs to be Saved

Vijay Homan unpacks the benefits and flaws of the American social security system.
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Black Beauty and Fashion Creators on Digital Platforms

Robyn Violanda explores the contributions and lack of recognition for Black content creators on social media platforms like TikTok.
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The Effects of Systemic Anti-Blackness in Healthcare

Emily Kocis and Toni Shindler-Ruberg investigate the intricacies of systemic anti-Blackness in the healthcare system.
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A Late Look at Lunar New Year 2022

Writers Yiu-On Li, Toni Shindler-Ruberg and Alice Zhang share their connections with Lunar New Year in the 21st century.
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A Letter to All Ex-Book Readers: It’s Time To Restart.

Lola Watts implores readers to start reading again.
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