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The switch to a point-based immigration system will worsen existing problems within the UK

Courtesy of Pexels On Wednesday, Feb. 20, the U.K.’s Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the launch of the new points-based immigration system. Following on the heels of Brexit,...

UCivil war: a message to the striking UCSC graduate students and the administration that...

Drawn by Justus Ross The University of California (UC) system has been in a state of near-constant strife for the last month and a half. Last month saw...

Overhauling California’s PE system: it’s going to take more than simple revision of physical...

Drawn by Justus Ross Throughout history, parents have fought to get their children an education because they want them to grow into successful, functional adults. While in school,...

Listen or leave: The proposed tuition hikes are just another example of how the...

Courtesy of The Daily Bruin The University of California (UC) regents will be voting between two proposed tuition models soon, but it’s hard to say when. Though the...

Diversity matters: changes must be made to the Academy Awards if they are to...

The 2020 Oscar nominations were released this January, and they’re pretty much exactly what everyone has come to expect. To nobody’s surprise, films like Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman” and Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a...

The decision to undergo intersex surgery should be left up to the intersex individual,...

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, California lawmakers rejected Senate Bill 201 (SB 201), a measure that aimed to ban medically unneccessary treatment for intersex infants ages six and under. Democratic State Sen. Scott Wiener, the...

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey is setting the standard for helping the homeless

Riverside Mayor Rusty Bailey has spent somewhere between 10 and 15 nights in an aluminum homeless shelter since the beginning of October in an effort to raise awareness for the city’s homeless crisis. The...

Trump and Soleimani: the perfect example of “shoot first, ask questions later”

“We took action last night to stop a war. We did not take action to start a war.” These were the words Donald Trump proclaimed on Friday, Jan. 3. He was referring to the...

A message to celebrities who are ‘Fonda’ political activism: please don’t distract from your...

Two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda spent part of her 82nd birthday in a Washington, D.C. jail this past December. This wouldn’t be the first time the celebrity has been cuffed and detained, though not...

Lessons from the Daily Northwestern: good journalists exercise empathy while covering the full story

Earlier this November, the Daily Northwestern, a student newspaper in Illinois, issued an apology in response to public outrage regarding a recent article of theirs that covered a protest on their school campus. The...