Wednesday, October 23rd 2019

Sixth Annual TEDxUCSB Event Spotlights Diversity

Alexander Ortiz Staff Writer On Saturday, UCSB held its sixth consecutive TEDXUCSB event, spotlighting diverse perspectives on inclusivity with this year’s theme, “Declaration of Interdependence.” Speakers...

UCSB Religious Studies Department Moves to Revamp Jewish Studies Minor

Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writer Starting in Fall 2019, UC Santa Barbara’s Religious Studies Department is vamping up their Jewish Studies Minor. Although the minor has been...

A Look Into the Music of Storke Tower

Lauren Marnel Shores Editor-in-Chief Heard from over a quarter mile away, the bells in Storke Tower echo through the quiet morning serenity blanketing UC Santa Barbara’s...

New Vending Machine Program Proposed to Tackle Food Insecurity

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Last Tuesday, the Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) Board heard an early proposal for a 24-hour nutritional vending machine...

Ami Lakoju: Athlete by Day, Animator by Night

Jacob Wong Sports Editor Standing at 6’9” and weighing 260 pounds., UC Santa Barbara power forward Ami Lakoju definitely looks the part of a player on...

The Tea on Tea Tea

Annie Huang Staff Writer The selection of boba available in Isla Vista has been saddening to many for a while. Fortunately, this situation is being shaken...

Neil Gaiman Shares His Story at Campbell Hall

Noe Padilla Staff Writer On May 11, hundreds flocked to UCSB’s Campbell Hall to listen to a man tell his stories. They sat in awe as...

Gauchos Sweep Dirtbags, Stay on Top in the Big West

Jacob Wong Sports Editor The UC Santa Barbara baseball team, ranked Number Seven, extended toward its current nine-game winning streak with a dominant three-game sweep over...

Taiwanese American Student Association Hosts 14th Annual Night Market

Annie Huang Staff Writer On Friday, Apr. 26, UC Santa Barbara’s Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) held its fourteenth annual night market in Storke Plaza. Invoking...

The Body Project Aims to Break Down Female Beauty Standards

Sarah Renard Nearly everywhere you look, there are examples in the media of women with seemingly perfect skin, facial features, or body types — which...