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Pro-lifers do not value all life. They just restrict women’s rights

Alex Degerlund, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

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Students should be more aware of SBCC’s resources for stress

Celina Jauregui, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

We bond every day with our peers through the mental battles we face together on a daily basis, so often dismissed as typical but never genuinely addressed or talked about. Although these mental battles are as varied as the st...

I’ve decided to keep my last name. It’s the practical choice

Sydney Antil, Associate Editor

October 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Yes, I get it, my last name sounds a lot like ‘ant hill.’ Don’t even try with the jokes because I’ve already heard them all. But while I’ve endured countless remarks about my last name for years, it makes me feel ...

The recklessness of IV’s Bird scooters is endangering lives

Rian Noel Pitts-Lopez, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Bird scooters, electric scooters that can be rented out via an app, just hit the streets of Isla Vista – and so will students if they are not careful. As I was driving to pick up a friend from her house in Isla Vista I nearly ran into a...

We need to change how sexual assault victims are treated

Katie James, Associate Editor

September 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

America is failing when it comes to the way we investigate and prosecute sexual assault allegations and the way we treat victims who do attempt to press charges. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, some people may think issues...

The stigma around depression needs to go. Here is my story

Jun Starkey, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Mental health is never easy to talk about. It can be difficult to talk about for those going through it, and those who haven’t often question it’s legitimacy. People who struggle with mental health are often accused of bein...

The lack of affordable housing threatens our community

Hayze Law, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Santa Barbara is among the most expensive cities in America, and with housing vacancies rapidly declining, people are being forced to either pay more for less or leave the community altogether. Although residents enjoy cl...

The local “Straw Ban” isn’t helpful, here’s what could be

Daniel Wallace, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Plastic, the blight of all who care about the earth and the cancer slowly killing it. It’s a classic example of human selfishness. People prioritize immediate convenience over the well-being of future generations and the planet i...

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