Sunday, May 19th 2019

Crazy Rich Stories in “Crazy Rich Asians”

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor It’s almost impossible to separate “Crazy Rich Asians” from the fanfare that precedes it. As the first Hollywood film to feature an...

Lil Uzi Vert Defines Emo Hip-Hop with “Luv is Rage 2”

Spencer Wu Copy Editor Philadelphia rapper Lil Uzi Vert wears colorful braids, designer garments, and a septum nose piercing. Based off his appearance, you’d expect the...

Phyllis and Harold Offers Lessons in Life and Love

Phyllis and Harold allows viewers to look into a 59-year-old marriage.

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...

After Samurai Jack, What Other Cartoon Network Shows Could Use an Adult Swim Reboot?

Jennica Martin Staff Writer The late 2000s was a dark time for Cartoon Network. During these years, the channel cancelled many of its iconic cartoon shows...

The Brilliant Bands of Isla Vista

Anais Tournier Walking around Isla Vista on a Friday night, the streets are thriving with people, parties, and, of course, music. On any given weekend,...

Niall Horan Confidently Continues in One (Artistic) Direction with Solo Album

Mia Pollini When Niall Horan was in One Direction, he fulfilled the role of the sweet and reliable Irish boy-next-door with a voice and heart...

Explore the South Korean Indie Scene with These Five Songs

Sheila Tran Staff Writer In recent years, South Korean culture and music has skyrocketed in global popularity. Nowadays, it’s nearly impossible to browse through Twitter without...

Memoir ‘Just Mercy’ Exposes Racial Injustice

Lacy Wright This year’s UCSB Reads choice book Just Mercy is more than just the memoir of one of the country’s most famous living lawyers...

UCSB Students Strike a Pose at Annual Pride Week

Vanessa Su Staff Writer Celebrating UCSB’s ninth annual Pride Week, the Queer Commission at UCSB hosted a variety of events from a student-run fashion show at...