Sunday, April 30, 2017

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...

Op-Ed: Urging UCSD To Help Refugees Through A Scholarship Program

Education is a scarce and precious resource — but a vital one. For those in pursuit of a higher education in war-torn areas, the educations of their dreams remain insurmountable. Now, new challenges lie ahead...

Op-Ed: Why I Won’t Accept the Dalai Lama As A Commencement Speaker

What I am writing cannot represent all Chinese students’ thoughts, but most of us share the same disappointment about the university’s invitation of the 14th Dalai Lama to speak at this year’s commencement. The...

Calexit’s Infrastructural Complexities Would Make Secession Irresponsible Decision

Since the 2016 presidential election, the movement for a Californian secession — started by the Yes California organization and referred to as “Calexit” — has gathered thousands of virtual signatures in hope of provoking a...

#DeleteUber Reveals Pressure for Companies to Find Middle Ground on Activism

As a response to President Trump’s executive order banning travel from select countries, many companies spoke out in disapproval of the policy, siding with activists and protesters. But some companies chose not to speak...

UCOP Statement on Executive Order More Lofty Than Instructive

One day after President Donald Trump signed the executive order to prevent immigration and travel into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, the UC Office of the President released a five-sentence statement condemning...

Defunding Environmental Research Will Hinder Progress at Universities Reliant on Grants

In March of 1958, scientist Charles Keeling began monitoring atmospheric carbon dioxide levels at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the behest of then-director Roger Revelle. Two years later, Keeling became the first to...

Responding to Hope

Faced with the cold of winter and the force of water cannons, thousands of protesters at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation camped out for months in an attempt to reject a reroute of the Dakota...

Op-Ed: Zack Gianino

“Welcome to 2016-2017 ASUCSD: The 5.2 Million Dollar Question, Part 1 of 10 in an Investigative Series” Nobody likes their dirty laundry out where everyone can see it, but when that dirty laundry is costing...

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Film Review: “Their Finest”

During the height of World War II, screenwriters Catrin Cole (Gemma Arterton) and Tom Buckley (Sam Claflin) are recruited by the British Ministry of...

Concert Review: Father John Misty

Josh Tillman, an indie folk rock singer-songwriter performing under the moniker “Father John Misty,” is a pretty polarizing figure. A subject of devout idolatry...

TV Review: “Samurai Jack” (Season 5)

“Samurai Jack” was a cartoon far ahead of its time with a straightforward story and breathtaking animation unlike any predecessor. These attributes deemed it...