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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

Zooming in on Annie Leibovitz

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer I wasn’t sure what to expect when I attended a talk with Annie Leibovitz last Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Arlington Theatre...

UCSB’s REEL LOUD Presents a Film Competition for the Best of the Best

Noe Padilla Incoming News Editor It’s quite a rare opportunity to be able to observe the future talent of cinema all coalesced in one student event....

MCC Gives Artists a Platform for Self-Expression at Fall Open Mic Event

Raveen Sivashanker The UCSB MultiCultural Center (MCC) held its quarterly open mic event in Isla Vista last Thursday, Nov. 29, at Biko House. Hosted by...

“Still We Rise” Distills the Immigrant Experience with a Multi-Arts Experience

Alondra Sierra For two nights, “Still We Rise: A Collaborative Performance of Art, Dance, Music, Theatre, and Poetry” played at The Art, Design & Architecture...

The Legendary Madlib Plays Superb DJ Set at The Hub

Chris Ortega Staff Writer Upon first hearing that Madlib was coming to University of California, Santa Barbara, I was stunned. For one thing, he hardly ever...

New Blend Me Tender Smoothie Shop Leaves All My Dreams Unfulfilled

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer This past school year has seen a surge in new restaurants in Isla Vista. While most restaurants stay for a few years...

Exploring the Lives of Muslim Americans Through Owise Abuzaid’s Photography

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer Instagram-famous Egyptian photographer Owise Abuzaid challenges UCSB students to consider the everyday lives of Muslim Americans with his art exhibit “Diversity of...

UCSB Student Artist Madison Clarke Bridges Biology and Art

Josh Webb Although the University of California, Santa Barbara has an excellent art department, not all students who consider themselves artists are art majors. In...

The Dying Star That Shines On: Remembering David Bowie

Francisco Olvera Staff Writer On Jan. 10, a star went into supernova in our galaxy. That star was David Robert Jones, more famously known by his stage name,...

Wake Up and Smell the Tea with New Boba Shop, Wake Cup

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer The surge of new boba places has been a recent positive trend in Isla Vista. Wake Cup, the newest boba shop, recently...