Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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We Need Performance, Not Performative Activism

On the evening of Jan. 9, a modest version of the Golden Globes took place with very little fanfare at an undisclosed location...

Critical Race Theory In Schools Isn’t Indoctrination, It’s the Truth

School board meetings have recently become the setting for some of the United State’s biggest debates on controversial topics. Parents and community members...

The Rittenhouse Verdict: Shining a Spotlight on Many American Flaws

After 27 hours of deliberations, the verdict was read. “As to the first count of the information … we, the jury, find the...

Nations and Their Nuclear New Year’s Resolutions

The world’s superpowers agreed to prevent a global nuclear war by avoiding an arms race on Jan. 3. The five permanent members of...

The Problem With NFTs

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have helped fuel the rise of cryptocurrency’s prevalence over the past year. Celebrities such as Steph Curry, Jimmy Fallon, Eminem...

Newsom’s Proposed Medi-Cal Expansion Could Pave the Way to a Healthier California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a plan that would expand the state's Medi-Cal program to virtually everyone in the state on Jan. 10.  Currently,...

The Case Against COVID-19 Vaccine Religious Exemptions

Editor’s Note: This article includes an interview with former UCI professor Dr. Aaron Kheriaty conducted on Nov. 21, roughly three weeks prior to...

The Effects of Colonial Mentality Are Long-Lasting on Filipino Youths

For many cultures around the world who have been impacted by colonialism, the effects are still long-lasting on their youth. One of these...

The Tentative Contract is a Step in the Right Direction, but Let’s Not Forget How UC Lecturers Were Treated

The University of California is one of the most prestigious public research university systems in the world, with the nine UC campuses home...

Animes and Accountability: The System Isn’t Doing Enough

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) retweeted a video on his Twitter account, showcasing an edited version of the opening credits from the anime Attack...

Generation Zine: Why the Revival of Zine Culture Is Crucial Today

Haven’t you heard? Zines are back. Whether they’re in classrooms or online through social media platforms, zines have reentered the mainstream — and...

Pop Culture’s Double Standard Against Shawn Mendes

Pop singers Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello announced their breakup Nov. 17. Publicized via Instagram, the separation was met with widespread speculation. Although...

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