Thursday, August 17, 2017

Makeba’s Corner: What My Mom Taught Me About Learning

When I was 6 years old, my mom embarked on a spiritual quest. This period confused me because she grew up Catholic and I didn’t understand what she was searching for. Thinking back, I...

Muslim in America: Skewed Tales of Terrorism

Is terrorism linked with Islam? Every time I hear this question, I cringe. It’s a possible narrative to believe when looking at popular media, yet when looking at hard data, it is simply not...

Education About and Before Inebriation

Prom season is around the corner, and with it comes the unavoidable talks about teenage binge drinking at parties across America. We glance over the cost that underage binge drinking has on society —...

Tech It Out: An Apple A Day Keeps Innovation Away

With Apple’s recent update of the Macbook, consumers are again disappointed with Apple’s progress or more accurately Apple’s lack of progress. While the updated Macbook now includes some new features such as a slightly...

Languages In America

A leading subject of discord in America, especially for first- and second-generation immigrants, is whether or not students should drop their native language and instead learn only English. However, multilingualism is a proven asset...

How-to Guru: Be An Effective Voter

If there’s one thing every UCSD student was preoccupied with over the last week, it was voting for candidates in the A.S. Election. Yes, the yearly campaigns stormed the school: On Library Walk, on...

Feminism via the Hijab

A quick Google image search of Muslim woman almost exclusively returns pictures of women wearing black hijabs, the veil used to cover the hair and sometimes the face. This perpetuates the stereotype that Muslim...

How-To Guru: Be a Good Role Model

Emerging from a long and cold winter of 60-degree days and almost monthly rain, we’ve finally made it to spring, and so have high school seniors exploring their options for upcoming years. As these...

How-to Guru: Fake It Until You Make It

In this competitive job market, the task of finding a career straight out of college can be a daunting task. With a feeling of trepidation, students at UCSD approach spring quarter knowing that this...

How-To Guru: Rise Above Finals Week

The most dreaded time of the quarter has arrived. Yes, finals week is descending upon the students of UCSD once again. It’s important to finish off strong. Start forming a study plan by renewing...