Wednesday, October 18th 2017

News in Brief: Oct. 11 to Oct. 17

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor CAMPUS Students called California Governor Jerry Brown’s office during a phone bank on Thursday in support of a state senate bill that would...

Remembrance

Photos by Juan Gonzalez and Alex Yam | Staff Photographers This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014...

Extravaganza 2017

All Photos by Juan Gonzalez | Staff Photographer

UCSB Men’s Baseball vs. Cal Poly

All Photos by Alex Yam | Staff Photographer

Annual Pardall Carnival brings I.V. together

Catherine LaVarre Blessed with balmy autumn weather, the Isla Vista Community Relations Council (IVCRC) hosted the annual Pardall Carnival on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 12-4...

The Life of Foster Youth Students at UCSB

Annette Ding Foster youth, which make up 180 students on campus, are one of the most vulnerable groups at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Compared...

Two Weeks Into Fall 2017: A Freshman’s Perspective

Jadie O'Connor “So what year are you?” The student cashier nonchalantly asked me as he put my newly purchased textbooks into a pristine University of...

SpaceX Shoots for Stars from Lompoc

Maddison Hallam The first orbital class rocket capable of being reused was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc last Monday. The rocket belongs...

The Future of Community Choice Energy in Santa Barbara

Hannah Maerowitz A recent study found that a Community Choice Energy (CCE) plan would not be economically worthwhile in Santa Barbara county. However, the Board...

A Refresher on Net Neutrality

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer In March, the Trump administration made clear that it intended to undo Obama era net neutrality rules. Although many people are aware...

STD Rates Reach All Time High in Santa Barbara County

Alyssa Smith California is number one in STDs, according to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control, California has more reported cases of...

Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s Sexual Harassment Culture

Elizabeth Cook The New York Times released an article on Oct. 5 packed with evidence and allegations of sexual assault perpetrated by Harvey Weinstein. The...

Trying to Ban Guns Again Won’t Solve Anything

Rick Zierer After the tragedy last week in Las Vegas, many politicians and commentators argue that guns are the source of violence and that the...

Trump Should Stop Using Twitter to Discuss North Korea

Lauren Baker Donald Trump continues to unleash his inflammatory rhetoric on Twitter, this time attacking one of his own cabinet members. On Oct. 1, Trump...

Open Letter to Students of Color

Dear Student of Color, I speak to you quietly, as I search for a familiar face in what looks like a sea of white. I...