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Saturday, May 30th 2020

For Comic Book Creators, the Pen is Mightier than the Sword to Fight Political...

Amy Chase Staff Writer For many, comic books are a form of escapism from the tumultuous real world. When I worked in a comic store, I...

’12 Years a Slave’ Triumphs, Puts the Academy Awards on Notice

Matt Mersel Science and Technology Editor On a Friday night in the small mountain village of Telluride, Colo., an anxious crowd awaited the premiere of the...

IV Standup Delivers Laughs Each Weekend by Emilia Dellemonico

If you just happen to visit Embaracadero Hall on a Saturday night, you might be surprised to hear peals of laughter ringing around the...

An Ear for Expression: Visiting SAGE Scholar Tod Machover Gives Inspirational Talk on Health...

Michael Bates Writer Melissa Nilles Arts and Entertainment Editor He’s created a whimsical room filled with interactive electronic instruments, allowing people to interact with objects like hanging “musical...

Rodents, Rapping, and Rebellion, Oh My! An Evening with Malcolm Gladwell

Anjali Shastry Opinions Editor Photos by Diane Ng, Staff Photographer “I live in New York City, and we have very long and cold winters, and also--this is...

These Amazon Pilots Take Flight

David Wills In addition to writing about the state of Amazon Prime Instant Video’s innovative pilot strategy, I took the opportunity to watch some of...

UCSB Dancers Celebrate ‘Blood, Thought, Muscle, and Grace’

Stunning UCSB Spring Dance Concert: Blood, Thought, Muscle, and Grace Nura Gabbara To be a dancer is to be an artist. Dancers are artists who demonstrate...

January’s Cinematic Vortex

Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer If box office sales indicate a movie’s merit, year after year those released in January would fail to impress. Indeed, January’s monthly...

Pledge Allegiance to the Flag: ‘The Americans’ Concludes Its Stellar Third Season

Ethan Mendoza Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator The finale of the third season of FX’s spy drama The Americans aired last week, marking the end of...

Flosstradamus Redefines Education at Hub Performance

Itzy Canales Staff Writer Photo by Justine Estrada After seeing Baauer and Danny Brown perform on April 18 and spending a whirlwind weekend at Coachella only a...