Saturday, January 18th 2020

Interviews

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Over the past few years, with the emergence of the #MeToo movement and the increasing frequency by which sexual assault and harassment are discussed openly, there has been a re-evaluation of sexual norms and sexual consent occurring...
Lauren Luna Staff Writer Last Friday night, the International Student Association hosted its very first Global Night Market. Storke Plaza came alive with a medley of exciting foods, cultures, and customs.  Historians trace night markets all the way back to the medieval...
Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A visit to a Seoul’d Out meeting will reveal an unusual sight among most campus clubs at this time of the year — staff members who greet every single general member by name. Founded in 2011, Seoul’d...
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...