Saturday, April 20th 2019

Once Upon a Time… ‘The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls’

Cindy Chan Staff Writer Associate Professor Tom Whitaker directed Meg Miroshnik’s 2011 play, "The Fairytale Lives of Russian Girls," and artfully depicted worldly truths by combining...

Band Lottery: Show Up, Hang Out, Form a Band

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer While UCSB hosts multiple concerts and performances that cater to diverse audiences, if you aren’t a music major or a classically trained...

Isla Vista Artist Spotlight: Oliver Thompson

Kaylan Cholewa Oliver Thompson, a third-year biological anthropology major at UCSB, uses his paintings as a means of letting his hands do the talking. More than...

UCSB Mural Class Paints I.V. Culture for Future Generations

Alexander Ortiz In spring 2014, the mural of the sea turtle off the 65 block of Sabado Tarde was painted by a class coordinated by...

‘Sucker Punch’ a Feminist Perspective

Sucker Punch is a feminism dream of a movie

Zooming in on Annie Leibovitz

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer I wasn’t sure what to expect when I attended a talk with Annie Leibovitz last Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Arlington Theatre...

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...

Dark Side of the Modern: Psychedelic Rock Makes Its Comeback

Giuseppe Ricapito Staff Writer An album titled "The Psychedelic Sounds of the 60s and 70s: Re-mastered and Reissued" needs to be released, because there is a...

Byron Hurt’s ‘Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes’ Unapologetically Dissects Hip-Hop Culture

Marissa Martin In conjunction with Pollock Theater, University of California, Santa Barbara’s Carsey-Wolf Center concluded its Social Issues in Modern Cinema series on April...

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...