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text(Clean Air & Clean Water) by Charlie Peters
NO on EPA e15 Mandates...
Posted: Wed Jan 8, 2020 11:01PM
textVideo Game Violence Enhancement Amongst Adolescents by Sawyer Betchart
This Op-Ed is on the violence enhanced in youth from the use of video games, especially violent ones. Video games can increase negative behaviors such as bullying and having aggressive mindsets to certain situations amongst young children. These games are advertised to teens, yet children of all ages are receiving access to them....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:48PM
textShould Students Get Mental Health Days Off From School? by Natalie Proulx
With both Oregan and Utah recently passing bills to allow their students to take a mental health day has caused a huge debate. First of all, what is a mental health in the first place? We should see it as a way for students to be able to take a day off from school in order to get their mind in the right place to focus on their school work. Whether it be that they are having anxiety attacks, being bullied or even just feel like everything in their life at the moment is just overwhelming them. ...
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 4:50PM
textUC Davis solidarity with UCSC striking grad students by UC Davis Solidarity
We UC Davis graduate students, undergraduate students, campus workers, and alumni fully support the striking graduate students at UC Santa Cruz and their demands for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) in one of the most expensive areas to live in the world(1). Graduate students perform essential labor for the university, teaching classes, grading assignments, and helping students in office hours. The University administration knows exactly how much we get paid and how much housing costs, and ...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:30PM
textRedshirting Kindergartners by Cameron McAtee
Redshirting kindergartners is becoming an actual issue in our society. Many kids are being disadvantaged by the process of holding back kindergartners for reasons outside of education....
Posted: Tue Dec 3, 2019 6:51PM
textBay Area Youth Evade Unjust BART Fare by Fare strike
San Francisco, California. Today, Friday November 29th, Bay Area (born and raised) youth evaded unjust fares and hopped the turnstiles en masse, stating their concern for their communities and a desire to hold BART accountable for attacks towards them. They say that many people from the Bay regularly hop as a basic point of survival and likewise, they have no intention of stopping these evasions....
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:45PM
textMass school shootings & How the media does not help with the aftermath by Taijah Ortiz
This Op-Ed goes in-depth about how the media does not help with the aftermath of mass school shootings....
Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2019 9:26PM
textAranas is gone, but now what? by Anonymous Author
As reported by Scott Morris at Oakland Reporter, UC Berkeley police officer Sean Aranas is no longer on the force. This is reason to celebrate, however it should be kept in mind that all the people that looked the other way, or out-right defended him, are still on the UCPD force and other places of power....
Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 3:35PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
textCalifornia School Board Officials Urge School Districts to Allow Students to Take Part in Global Climate Protest by Elected Officials to Protect California
Statement from California School Board Members on Youth Climate Strikes...
Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2019 1:07PM
textPeople's Park: AntiFascism and Park Defense by Anon-E-Moose
After anti-fascists announced plans for a rally in People's Park, the UCB chancellor sent out a press release that the UC is determined to move forward on their plans to eradicate the park....
Posted: Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:36AM
textStudents for Trump is more dangerous than you think by Dahn Shaulis
Charlie Kirk, Chairman of Students for Trump has promised to use "aggressive" means to help Donald Trump win the 2020 election. Kirk’s organizations have already used shady tactics to win student body elections and possibly to violate IRS regulations covering charitable organizations and political action committees....
Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06PM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
textStates Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:13PM
textBallooning Student Debt Debated by Presidential Hopefuls by Kate Zeller
Republicans and Democrats Propose Student Loan Relief Solutions...
Posted: Fri Jul 5, 2019 7:46AM
textCA State Supt. Thurmond Making Nice With The Charters & Privatizers by repost
State Superintendent of Public Instruction who was elected by the support of the CTA, CFT and labor with Governor Newsom appointed charter advocates, privatizers and union busters to a board to investigate the role of charters. He talks about his acceptance of charters in an interview. His pro-privatization appointments of California Charter Authorization Professionals (CCAP) California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) Green Dot Charter Schools Stephanie Medrano Farland, Consultant, Colla...
Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:27AM
textPro-War S.F. School Board Intends to Destroy Arnautoff mural by Abolish J.R.O.T.C.
The pro-war San Francisco Unified School District's Reflection and Action Working Group voted 12 to 1 to destroy Victor Arnautoff's outstanding, realistic historical mural at Washington High School in the name of promoting SFUSD values, which values certainly include their promotion of the military in our public schools known as Junior Reserve Officer Training or J.R.O.T.C., which has been protested over the years to no avail....
Posted: Mon May 13, 2019 12:04AM
textImplicit Biases Installation by Sarah Khosla
Hi All! I'm Sarah Khosla, a student doing her thesis and I'm in need of some voices for my topic!...
Posted: Wed Apr 3, 2019 7:28PM
textIs Capitalism Digging its Own Grave? by Felix Pacheco
Capitalism was a progressive force that developed from the death throes of Feudalism., and has progressed to a retrogressive force and will by necessity die and give way to a new socioeconomic system....
Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:15PM
textIslamophobia and Hate at UCSC in Light of the NZ Terrorist Attack by End Racism at UCSC
I am one of the students that was called a “terrorist” among other terrible things by a BSOE professor on countless occasions due to my appearance and Palestinian, Muslim heritage. Right at the top, I want to express my deepest gratitude to those who signed the petition demanding UCSC take action in this matter. Your support has given both the other complainant and I tremendous inner-strength. It has helped me claw back some of my humanity, and I genuinely cannot thank you enough....
Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:43PM