Failure to report: UCSB

Elliot Rodger killed six people and injured 13 others on May 23, in Isla Vista, California, a community where many UC Santa Barbara students live. All six of those killed that day were students at the university. This tragedy has been reported and dissected by every major news outlet in the country, including The Daily Californian. But UCSB’s ASUC-sponsored paper, the Bottom Line, chose to refrain from immediate devoted coverage of the incident outside of their Twitter feed. In fraught and dangerous circumstances, the Bottom Line made the wrong decision and abandoned its responsibility to its campus and community.
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Targeting gun violence

It has been almost a year since the massacre of 26 individuals ravaged a small elementary school in Newtown, Conn., and shocked a nation about the dangers of gun violence. Yet since the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, there have been more than 10,000 gun-related murders, and zero comprehensive
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How big is UC Berkeley’s biggest class?

This fall, CS61A has more enrolled students than any other undergraduate course at UC Berkeley, with a roster of a whopping 1098 people. The Daily Clog investigates what this entails. Kai Ridenoure produced this video. Sources: Students enrolled, CS 61 class statistics, Berkeley’s undergraduate class numbers, Biology 1A, Nutritional Science
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