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What Does It Mean to “Go Green”? by Nicole Richards

Think fast: is Styrofoam recyclable? Can you recycle an aluminum can half full of soup? If you didn't already know, the answer to both...

Natural Study Aides Keep You Alert for Finalsby Chris Holmes

Midterms are finally over, but thanks to the quarter system, finals are quickly approaching. Before you start popping Adderalls to help you cram, try...

Circumcision: An Unnecessary Act by Lynnea Dally

One of the most baffling cultural phenomena that still exists in our modern society is the practice of male infant circumcision. I’ve written about...

Avoiding The Dangers of the Isla Vista Diet by Christina Ly

The Isla Vista Diet has nothing to do with losing or gaining weight; it has everything to do with convenience and cost. It may...

Attending the Anglo-American School Of Moscowby Ani Babayan

My roommate and I used to live in Moscow, Russia when we were in third and fourth grade. We attended the Anglo-American School of...

San Francisco Folsom Street Fair Inspired Allyby Lynnea Dally

California had just legalized same-sex marriage. It was one of the biggest advancements in the rights of same-sex couples to realize their own version...

Who Needs Paris When Youby Natasha Purington

In the summer of 1998, my mom, brother and I decided to venture to Africa and see what Egypt had to offer. I was...

To Develop or Not to Develop Naples by Jaymi Berbert

The conflict over whether or not to develop the Naples coastline west of Goleta is currently at a standstill. The Santa Barbara County Board...

Rally Urges Isla Vista to “Stop the Hate” by Jaymi Berbert

“Hey faggot!” Why is someone yelling that? A few moments later, it hits you — literally. You are suddenly the victim of a hate...

Well-Known Local Businesses Go Under by Jennifer Pascuali

Over the past few months, a number of local businesses frequented by UCSB students have terminated.  One of the first to close was on the...