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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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....

5 Seconds of Summer Brings a New Sense of “CALM”ness to Fans

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter Since Dec. 3, 2011, the Australian pop-rock band 5 Seconds of Summer (5SOS) has taken the world by storm. Their first...

Alina Baraz Returns to the R&B Scene With “It Was Divine”

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor “We are who we are because of love,”  Alina Baraz...

Practical Magic: Effects in the Era of Digital Filmmaking

Marissa Perez Executive Managing Editor Illustration by Amairani Palacios, Staff Illustrator As technology has advanced, computer-generated digital effects have only become cheaper, more realistic, and overall better—but...

Dreamville’s Bas Puts on Fresh Performance During Milky Way Tour

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Dreamville’s Bas made a stop at Velvet Jones on his Milky Way tour last Friday night. With his latest album release...

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...

(G)I-dle Showcases Musical Creativity on “I Trust”

Tesia Kim Contributing Writer Since their debut in 2018, (G)I-dle has defined their space within the competitive world...

Concert Across America Implores Audience to End Gun Violence

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor For a somber evening filled with political overtones, the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence certainly featured quite a lot...

Umi Brings Soul-Lifting Music to UCSB

Linda Chong Copy Editor Imagine a crowd radiating the slight smell of natural deodorant and marijuana, swaying to chill, dreamy R&B tunes. That sums up the...

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...