Wednesday, June 20th 2018

John Wick is Back and Kicking Ass Again

Jennica Martin Staff Writer After pleasantly surprising everyone with “John Wick,” Keanu Reeves is once again kicking ass and raising puppies in “John Wick: Chapter 2.”...

#OscarsNotSoWhite, For Now

Stephanie Torres The Oscar nominations for 2017 were announced this Tuesday and they showed a dramatically different set of nominees compared to previous years when...

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...

Cassandra Clare and the Chamber of Not-So-Secret Plagiarizing

Shanthi Guruswamy PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR Before Cassandra Clare became popular for her hit series, The Mortal Instruments, she was popular for other reasons — specifically for writing fanfiction...

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...

27th Annual Reel Loud Film Festival Showcases Fresh Talent and Variety

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter UC Santa Barbara’s artistic community gathered at Campbell Hall on Friday to showcase its creative talent through original short films, works...

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...

Kimya Dawson Rocks the 777

Kimya Dawson performed a concert at the URC to raise awareness about the interfaith cooperative household.

Migos to Bring Culture to Arlington Theatre This Friday

Spencer Wu Staff Writer Do it for the culture. Migos, a hip-hop trio from Atlanta consisting of Offset, Takeoff, and Quavo, will be coming to Arlington...

UCSB Music Department Faculty Performs Rare Chamber Concert

Sophia Tao An eager audience waited in Lotte Lehmann Concert Hall to witness four esteemed faculty members of UCSB’s Department of Music perform chamber music...