Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

UCSB Continues to Gain Prestige

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer For the 2018-2019 academic year, UCSB received an all-time high number of applications (109,803). As acceptance rates decrease and the university’s prestige...

El Centro Reopens, Offers New Resources to Students

Alondra Sierra The newly remodeled El Centro was officially reopened on April 14 with new upgrades and a much-needed expansion to provide more resources for...

Lack of Gaucho Football Isn’t a Matter of Principle; It’s a Matter of Price

Matt Mersel Staff Writer Two weeks ago, the San Francisco 49ers trumped the Atlanta Falcons to move on to the Super Bowl for the first time...

20th Annual VCN Explores Perceptions Of Home Among Vietnamese Immigrants

Dana Dela Cruz What is home? What is a homeland? Is it a place, a person, a memory? How do you make a home out...

Traditional University Services Stand Strong Against Third Party Resources

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer In this digital age of increased interconnectivity, students often turn to websites such as Reddit and RateMyProfessor to seek assistance with...

Students Showcase Creativity and Curiosity at Research Slam

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Microbes, stem cells, fish dissections, and Kanizsa objects — all presented on in two hours. These were just some of the research foci...

Overheard at UCSB: Making Eavesdropping a Shared Experience

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer UC Santa Barbara students have grown to love the Facebook page UCSB Zesty Meme Cuisine for Horny Teens for campus-related memes about...

Pilipino Culture Night Successfully Highlights Filipino Culture for 27th Annual Event

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Saturday, UCSB’s Kapatirang Pilipino hosted its 27th annual Pilipino Culture Night (PCN), entitled “’Til Next Time,” to hundreds of screaming and...

Allergy Season: Worse this Year?

Karen Ha As I was handed my physics midterm, achoo! Following two more sneezes, I was tearing up and sniffling. An allergy attack during a...

Living Mixed-Race in America From the Perspective of UCSB Students

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer As conversation starts up again about the census scheduled for 2020 — namely how it will include a brand-new citizenship question — critics are...