Sign of the Times

Monster: The ethics of true crime

Elizabeth Lee weighs the ethics of true crime media.
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Haute couture for everyone: democratizing high fashion through diversity

"As we move forward into a new era of high fashion, the industry should reposition itself as something for everyone and every body," writes Suryaansh Dongre.
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Tomato soup for the soul (and for the Earth)

Ashna Ahmed considers how the public reception of recent climate protests reveals our desensitization.
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Not so seamless: transferring as a nontraditional transfer

Riley Burke leads us through the transfer student process, bureaucratic red tape and all.
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Two hands reach out from a shadowy figure with a glowing heart
Two hands reach out from a shadowy figure with a glowing heart

Argument in the Office: Passion’s place in the workplace

Amitha Bhat and Toni Shindler-Ruberg debate passion's place in the workplace.
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Turning Red Makes Me Turn Red

Zoë Lo expresses her skepticism of Hollywood's tendency to portray protagonists of color as animals.
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Crypto, a Lesson in America’s Decline

Blake McQuilkin tracks the decline of the cryptocurrency market and envisions a continuation.
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Enough Is Enough: Biden’s Unfilled Promises for Gun Control

Reese Coblentz implores the Biden administration to take accountability for their inaction against gun violence.
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Privileged Yet Marginalized: Chinese International Students Struggle To Return Home due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Barry Xu explores the numerous issues that international students from China face in regards to travel restrictions from COVID-19.
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Considering Roe v. Wade: What It Really Means To Carry a Baby to Term

Zoha Malik takes a critical look at how restrictive reproductive rights may compound the pre-existing consequences pregnancy has on physical and mental health.
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Signing Off On Deaf History Month

Reese Coblentz reflects on the importance of Deaf History Month and the major milestones it celebrates.
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Vacation: Proceed With Caution

Reese Coblentz encourages conscious travel amid ever-changing COVID-19 guidelines.
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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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University’s Unequal Accessibility Exacerbated During Fall Quarter

Kareena Dhillon illuminates the faults within UCSB's accessibility framework.
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