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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...

Morrissey Celebrates Dia de los Muertos at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Rebecca Lauffenburger Staff Writer Last Saturday thousands of eager Morrissey fans flocked to the Santa Barbara Bowl for a special concert in celebration of Día de...

Script to Screen: The Universal Messages of “Toy Story 4”

Vanessa Su Arts & Entertainment Editor On Feb. 29, UC Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) very own Pollock Theater hosted a screening of family-favorite Pixar movie "Toy Story...

“13th” Highlights the Cold Reality of Black America

Ethan YuContributing Writer Last Wednesday, April 8, the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) MultiCultural Center (MCC) hosted its quarterly...

Script to Screen: A Conversation with “Game of Thrones” Episode Director

Noe Padilla With season eight of “Game of Thrones” right around the corner, UCSB gave fans of the series an opportunity to interact with Jeremy...

Slushii Brings Fresh Beats and High Energy to the EOS Lounge

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor As a part of Monster Energy’s Outbreak Tour, Slushii played a set at EOS Lounge on Wednesday, May 8. In front...

Luke Cage is a Hero for the Real World

Amy Chase Staff Writer Until now, the superheroes of Marvel’s Cinematic Universe have fought aliens, worn capes, and flown about New York City, and none have...

Kendrick Lamar Can’t Escape Compton

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor Kendrick Lamar is the greatest storyteller rap has ever seen. Good Kid M.A.A.D. City’s cinematic coming-of-age story of his childhood in Compton...

Chiura Obata: An American Modern Helps Audiences Discover a Diverse Definition of American Art

Jessica Gang Staff Writer This April, the "Chiura Obata: An American Modern" exhibit is wrapping up a four-month run at the Art, Design, and Architecture Museum...

How Local Isla Vista Bands are Surviving the Pandemic

Maile Buckman Contributing Writer Anyone who has lived in Isla Vista (I.V.) knows that the local music scene...