Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Obama-Era Gun Control Legislation Fuels Stigma Against Disability and Disorder

Gun control remains a standard part of just about any liberal platform in this country, while for the most part we relegate stances against gun control to conservatives. However, many limitations on gun rights...

Stig Terrebonne: Letter to the Editor

"I can't hear you, it's too dark in here!" - Patrick Star. I am recently suspecting our elected ringleader is playing us with the same empty-headed confidence and ignorance that Patrick Star uses constantly...

Empowerment, not Entitlement: My Generation Y

“Millennials are lazy, narcissistic and entitled,” writes the baby boomer author of an article inevitably containing at least one image of a teenager taking a selfie. This tired characterization seems almost inescapable in the...

Goldwater Institute’s Model Legislation Promotes their Agenda, Not The 1st Amendment

As the new Trump administration has moved toward implementing policy, many lobbying groups have started to push their influence onto the White House. One of them is the Goldwater Institute, a libertarian think-tank, with...

DeVos’s Capacity for Damage Limited by Low Political Capital, Checks & Balances

On February 7, Mike Pence cast his tie-breaking vote confirming Betsy DeVos, an appointee by President Trump, as secretary of education. Prior to the appointment, DeVos served as a prominent proponent of a notorious,...

The Muslim Ban: Un-American and Unproductive

I have been an immigrant almost all my life. I was born in France and moved around quite a bit. I lived for a year in Hong Kong, then eight in Munich, Germany and...

Op-Ed: Layoffs Affecting Theater Production Staff at UCSD Lacked Tact

On the morning after the presidential election, the UC San Diego department of theater and dance laid off all 21 employees in the production department. Two months later, all but two of those employees...

Letter to the Editor: A Government of Criminals

We have a government of criminals. They are the greatest threat to our freedom, our democracy, our ways of life. We must fight fire with fire. An approach of appeasement is not only ineffective,...

Letter to the Editor: Fascism Anyone?

All statements about global warming, racial equality and LBGT rights were removed from the governmental web site within Trump's first days in office, thus confirming expectations and fears that the environment and human rights...

Letter to the Editor: Kevin Lourens

To The Editor: Counties all across California are acting swiftly and decisively to accelerate their transition to clean energy. On Feb. 15, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors will have an opportunity to make the right choice...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

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Students Determined Addresses Candidate Filing Inconsistencies

The Students Determined slate released a statement this afternoon explaining two inconsistencies between the filing of their candidates on the official A.S. elections page...

The Professor Who Fought Border Patrol with Poetry

As a professor his passion for art is evident through his lectures, delivered with a loud booming voice which resonates throughout the lecture hall....