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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Column

Debunking myths surrounding animal agriculture

The amount of misinformation surrounding the livestock industry amounts to propaganda Did you know that agriculture has a bigger economic share in California than Hollywood...

The dark underbelly of comedy

What do we make of comics struggling with mental illness? When Robin Williams passed in 2014, it felt like the whole world was in mourning....

Why are birth control and cold medicine harder to get than a gun?

Consumer protection laws will be vitally important in solving the gun epidemic The beginning of a recent Inside Amy Schumer skit introduces the “OrthoEsterin,” a...

Clogston Abroad: Australia reacts to the presidential election

I was in class in Australia as the final results for the U.S. presidential election were becoming clearer. Those few hours will be burned...

Comedy as modern storytelling

Mike Birbiglia shows how comedy can transcend the disconnect between performer, audience In a 2013 Netflix comedy special, My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, Mike Birbiglia tells a...

Preserving the Great Barrier Reef

Students, tourists need to respect their host countries There’s a saying that I heard once that said “beauty is never tarnished.” Well, I hate to...

Take Hollywood whitewashing out of scripts and into the spotlight

Diverse directors will increase diversity in roles, characters on screen Just how white is the film and television industry? You don’t have to answer that....

Fashion meets technology on the runway

Collaborations between designers, scientists are important for advancements in both fields As someone who stapled the bottoms of her flats everyday for nearly three months...

The loophole of all gun loopholes

Prevent gun violence by closing loophole that allows indirect gun purchases My dad’s a lawyer, so I’ve grown up hating loopholes. Whether it be a...

How other countries do gun control right

America could stand to learn a few things from other nations about gun laws Controversial as the statement may seem, America is actually not the...

At The Crossroads: Bridging cultural divides by bridging technology and storytelling

  As our world grows increasingly connected through technology, the opportunity to interact with others from different cultural, political and religious backgrounds is also increasing....

The far left, liberal utopias and Portlandia

Portlandia simultaneously celebrates and mocks liberal cliches, culture I grew up in a town called Sebastopol, located about an hour north of San Francisco. Sebastopol...

Livestock industry fights for right to be “herd”

Emissions at forefront of obstacles to animal sustainability One of the most prominent issues in sustainable animal agriculture today is debunking the idea that not...

Battle of the Heavyweights

President Obama spends final days in office locking horns with Putin As the American election season hits full steam, two titans are still trading blows....

Lack of conservative professors harmful for universities, diversity

Shakespeare and company at risk of dismissal When universities finally become the diverse places they purport to be, shoot me an email. I will rejoice....