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April 21, 2020 For those who regularly go to the gym, seeking exercise and the endorphins that come with it, this can be a challenging time. I personally have been missing the gym a lot lately, and while working out at home has its perks—music blasting through loud speakers, likelyContinue Reading

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April 21, 2020 As UCCS students have already seen, the students living on campus have been reimbursed for both on-campus housing costs and parking permits. While these have obviously been allocated based on the empty use of both for the last half of the year, I can’t help but lookContinue Reading

UC Santa Cruz graduate students march to the chancellor's office to deliver their demands on November 7, 2019. Photo: UC Wildcat Strikers

April 7, 2020      Graduate students at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) continue to strike for higher wages, and their call for action exposes the dismal state of academia. Amid the all-consuming coronavirus headlines and, previously, the presidential race news cycle, the UCSC student strike story is aContinue Reading

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March 31, 2020   Accountability is something we deal with every day. Each of our actions has a consequence. But at what age should our consequences be decided? And is age even an acceptable measure of that accountability?       Take drinking for example. You cannot legally drink alcohol until you are 21 but may receive a Minor in Possession (MIP) conviction when you are belowContinue Reading

March 31, 2020 Ever since I was in elementary school, I have strived to put full effort into almost all my actions. Though it may have earned me academic success, it did not gain me any favor with my peers.  I was constantly labelled a “try-hard.” I despised being calledContinue Reading