Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

The Weepies Jam Away a Sleepy Night of Music

Sabrina Bui Indie folk-pop is a 180-degree departure from the trap music that is currently trending; nevertheless, an undeniable charm resounds about the soft, gentle...

Reel Loud Art & Film Festival Receives Record Amount of Submissions

Hannah Maerowitz and Joanna Lee Staff Writers UCSB’s annual Reel Loud Art & Film Festival received a new record of 24 submissions this year and selected...

“Isla Vista: A Visual Album” Dazzles Viewers and Listeners Alike

Victoria Penate Staff Writer A group of UCSB students recently released a project titled “Isla Vista: A Visual Album,” a vibrant 15-minute piece which combines Jack...

Pushing the Envelope with “Infinity War”

Annette Ding Staff Writer Almost 10 years since the day Marvel Studios introduced “Iron Man,” “Infinity War” hit theaters as a quasi-conclusion to the Avengers franchise....

Politics, Passion, and Pop: Janelle Monáe’s “Dirty Computer”

Carmiya Baskin Janelle Monáe released her third studio album, Dirty Computer, a musical celebration of queerness, women, and Black girl magic. The album, released on...

World-Renowned Violinist Talks Social Activism at UCSB

Peter McMaster World-renowned violinist Jennifer Koh came to UCSB to conduct a masterclass about chamber music in Geiringer Hall and present a talk about social...

Genre-Bending Sh8peshifter Gives Empowering Performance for the MCC’s 30th Anniversary

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer From the minute Sh8peshifter stepped on stage in a trench coat, mask, and white boots, she engaged the crowd with her creative,...

May Film Preview: Films to Watch Before Finals

Jennica Martin Staff Writer May is usually not the most exciting month to see films, with most blockbuster films waiting until the holidays and the summer...

Gryffin Plays an Exclusive Concert for UCSB Students at the Arlington

Mia Pollini Staff Writer DJ and producer Gryffin performed for an excited UCSB-student crowd at the Arlington Theatre last Thursday night. With a guest drummer appearance,...

Saucy Rom-com “I Feel Pretty” Mocks Superficialities

Addison Morris Staff Writer Despite being hobbled by negative buzz before its debut last weekend, "I Feel Pretty" starring Amy Schumer offered pleasant surprises to people...