Tuesday, November 12th 2019

Interviews

Alondra Sierra Features Editor   Navigating new spaces and beginnings, much like the start of fall quarter, can be a daunting exploration or a thrilling opportunity for both new and returning faces to UCSB’s community. The novelty of fall quarter isn’t just...
Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor On Thursday, May 30th, the Santa Barbara Democratic Socialists of America (SBDSA) and UCSB Young Democratic Socialists of America hosted a Prison Solidarity Night at Merton Co-op to raise awareness and stand in solidarity with LGBTQ+ inmates. ...
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 included UCSB students, alumni, professors, and two Forbes 30 Under 30 CEOs, all representing different...
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 around for a while, the department is now trying to spread more awareness of Jewish...
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 school basketball team. However, to reduce Lakoju’s time at UCSB to statistics and athletic...
Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor All entrepreneurs have formative influences. For Karen Waddell, a UCSB alumna and the founder of an ethics-driven vegan ice cream company, one of her most significant influences was her college education. Waddell originally entered UCSB as...
Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Freshly graduated from the University of Southern California with his masters of music in sacred music, Daniel Newman-Lessler has already established himself as a force of innovation as the new Interim Director of Choral Activities...
Sam Fulton Have you ever wanted to travel the world and make a difference while doing it? As of Tuesday, Oct. 16, UCSB alumni Daniel Connell, Quincy Lee, and Byron Roos-Collins will be biking across Africa to do just that. The...
Victoria Penate Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Bike Center presents a new approach to business ownership, endearing many through innovative practices and community-oriented programs. While the street-facing side of the center features neat rows of bicycles, ready for purchase as you...
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 of a place that doesn’t feel like one? These questions of home — and with...