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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Food trucks are not the cornucopia they pretend to be

Every college student is always on the hunt for delicious, cheap food. But too often these qualities are mutually exclusive. If that slice of pizza didn’t cost you more than $4, then odds are...

Away with the Towels, Bring Your Own

A severe unwilling exodus has been occurring out of the Student Recreation Center (SRC) these past couple of months. It is as severe as the dwindling population of whales that it necessitates a hashtag,...

Students are at the biggest loss with the new tuition hikes

By now, almost everybody knows about the approval of UC President Janet Napolitano’s plan for up to a 5 percent increase of tuition annually until the 2019-2020 school year. In case it is unknown...

Attack of the drones: a violation of rights

Unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAV), known commonly as drones, are arguably the most dangerous technological advancement of the 21st century. The involvement of drones in America’s continued war on terror has resulted in the...

Write-Off: The symptom not the sickness

Last week’s fiery events at Berkeley ignited a new debate over the drawbacks and downfalls of protesting. Armchair activists, safe behind their keyboards, stick their nose up and declare protests to be a nuisance...

The United States should take action against Syria

People agree that violence usually doesn’t solve a problem. But what happens when talk is not enough to solve it? In some situations, a threat of force is necessary to arrive at a conclusion....

WRITE OFF: Attendance should not be part of grading criteria

The unengaged student comes in many varieties: napping in the back of the lecture hall, watching “Breaking Bad” under the guise of taking notes on their laptop, searching for tattoo design inspiration on Pinterest...

Write-Off: Aaron Hernandez’s pay off

Pay Aaron Hernandez, dead or alive Jon Hammond  It’s April 2010, you’re a red-blooded American, so of course you’re watching the NFL Draft. Whether it's at a bar or on your couch, the only requirement is...

Writeoff: Why, as a female Democrat, Hillary Clinton does not have my vote

The 2016 election season is in full swing, bringing together all types of political contenders in hopes of gaining the most coveted position in the world: the president. One of the people running for...

Pump up the palate: bring more food trucks to campus

You have an hour in between lab and lecture, and you’re starving. Orange chicken from Panda Express again? The same cheese pizza from La Fiamma? That authentic sushi roll from Honor Roll? You can...