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Sunday, October 20, 2019

Editorial: Affirmative action not needed to improve UC’s diversity

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times — at least, for the University of California, it is. For the 10th consecutive year, the UC has received more applications than ever...

Why Brazil shouldn’t battle criminals with a broken justice system

As one of his campaign promises, Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said he would push for a stricter crackdown on criminal activity by retaliating with higher levels of police brutality. Brazil has steadily declined in...

Wealth Disney

Trump’s “America First” budget neglects veterans

A significant aspect of President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint is its emphasis on improving our military’s defense at the cost of environmental, artistic and other programs that do not fit his “Hard Power” stance....

The man awarded by women

Glamour Magazine’s Woman of the Year Award was given to a man this year. His name is Bono — lead singer of the well-known rock band U2 and major advocate for feminism and women’s...

Jif is peanut butter, and peanut butter only

“Come see this Jif!” my friend yelled from the other room. Confused as to why exactly I would be interested in seeing a jar of peanut butter, I briskly walked in to see what was...

Updating the U.S.’ asylum laws is a matter of life or death

It is often stated that the U.S. is a nation of immigrants; this fact holds true today as much as ever, as nearly 1.5 million immigrants entered the country in 2016, the most recent...

Homesick

Write-Off: Trump’s speech to Congress shows optimism for the future of his administration

On Feb. 28, 2017, President Donald J. Trump gave his first speech to the U.S. Congress, one that highlighted his goals for the peace, prosperity and security of all American citizens. Trump renewed many...

Editorial: UC students show strength while facing endings

It was a moving sight to see. Over a thousand students, stretched from the Bell Tower to nearly Olmsted Hall, all holding candles, gathered to celebrate the lives prematurely taken from our sister school at...