Monday, March 27, 2017

One Team’s Fate the Decision of Many

Chargers fans were devastated to learn that their beloved football team would no longer be in San Diego as of Jan. 12, 2017. Following the failure of Ballot Measure C which would increase hotel...

Education for Whom?

Among the climate change denier and Goldman Sachs executive, Donald Trump’s future cabinet has been marred by inexperience and old money. Such is true for Betsy DeVos, the future Secretary of Education, whose portfolio...

UC Workers Deserve Livable Wage

Last Tuesday, Teamsters Local 2010 members of the CX-Unit (clerical, administrative and related classifications) organized a strike to protest the numerous unfair labor practices and violations of state law committed by University of California. The...

Quick Takes: Journalistic Role in Coverage of Trump

Coverage of Trump’s Deragatory Tweets as News Normalizes Unprofessionalism In late 2015, before Donald Trump was taken seriously as either a legitimate presidential candidate or a potential threat, the Huffington Post announced a unique policy...

With “Discovery,” Star Trek Has Opportunity to Meaningfully Include Queer Identity In Series

For 50 years, across six series and 13 films, Star Trek has used its science fiction premise to make topical social commentary. The franchise’s central mission — “to boldly go where no one has gone...

Proponents of OCE’s Dismantling Leave Accountability Behind

On Jan. 2, House Republicans, albeit against the wishes of their leaders, voted to dismantle the Office of Congressional Ethics, an independent investigative office created in 2008 following a series of bribery scandals that...

Quick Takes: Laptops in Lectures

By Prohibiting Laptop Usage in Lectures, Professors Encourage to Focus First and Foremost on What Matters: Content Banning laptops is a simple, yet effective, solution to the problem of student distraction during lecture. Studies from...

To Communicate Consistent Message of Purpose, UC Investment Strategy Must Hold Ethics at Higher...

As a university system struggling to fund itself, the University of California needs to put money in investments as a source of income. This practice isn’t entirely bad, even if it is done by...

Like, Share, Lie: How Facebook Enables False and Misleading News

In addition to partisanship, rhetoric and suspicious hair, the most recent election was also notable for a massive increase in news stories spread, and generated, by social media. According to Pew Research statistics, 63...

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Students Protest Updated Muslim Ban

Students and faculty collected outside Geisel Library to demonstrate against the executive order President Trump issued on March 6 revising restrictions that he placed...

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....