Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Reprimand Russia for Prejudiced Policies

Russia implemented a law last July banning homosexual propaganda, a law that exposes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to harassment and validates violence against them. The legislation has broad ramifications and establishes an...

Point of Order 1/21/15: Amending the A.S. Constitution Shouldn’t Be Dramatic

‘Tis the season for A.S. Council drama, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-la. Don we now our slate apparel, fa-la-la … OK, maybe it sounded better in my head. Finally, we’ve reached the point in this council’s term...

Let’s Face the Taboo of Sex Ed

Think back to sex ed in grade school — were the memories that just flooded to your mind positive? I can’t speak for everyone, but I can attest that my sex ed was by...

Engineering Without Design

Too often I find that the release of products is coupled with a disconnect from the functionality of that product. Perhaps the most obvious example is the inclusion of only a single USB-Type C...

UCSD: From Humble Beginnings

UCSD’s athletics program is relatively young, but is not without a storied history. However, as I looked around to delve deep into the department’s “proud tradition of academic and athletic excellence,” it soon became clear that one may need more than a shovel to dig deep enough to find the highlights of ancient UCSD athletics history.

Students, It’s Time to Check Your Privilege

It’s time for college students to check their privilege. Students at institutes of higher education are not part of the oppressed masses, as is the common sentiment.

The Blues Last Longer Than Midterms

There’s an elephant in nearly every dorm room. It’s not your suitemate’s newfound sexual liberation. It’s not the few pounds you gained from too many late night trips to Goody’s. It’s not the cloud of smoke in your RA’s suite. It’s depression, and it’s often the one secret that doesn’t rear its head during those deep, 4 a.m post-party discussions.

Spirituality is Not Lost in Science Education

An anti-evolution group in Kansas filed a federal lawsuit against the Kansas State Department Board of Education two weeks ago, claiming its curriculum promotes atheism and forces susceptible children into accepting evolution. While the...

A Farewell to All My Guardian Angels

I arrived on campus four years ago knowing I would work for the school newspaper. There was no other way around my youthful eagerness and tenacity for all things journalism. I picked up a copy...

The U.S. Education System Needs Work

We like to pretend that the United States’ educational system is the best in the world, at least in the domain of higher education, since so many of its institutions are at the top...

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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....