Monday, July 23rd 2018

Interviews

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...
Victoria Penate Staff Writer The union representing librarians across the University of California system began a difficult contract negotiation with the UC Office of the President, and local students and community members have found ways to show their support. A recent post...
Alondra Sierra On a hot Saturday afternoon in Isla Vista, a bustling crowd with unconcerned laughter walked up 67 Trigo, eagerly heading towards whatever party awaited them. A handful came to a stop after spotting a familiar face, a man...
Annette Ding Staff Writer Under President Donald Trump’s administration, undocumented students are on shakier ground than ever. In January, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a nationwide injunction on Trump’s executive order to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)....
Sabrina Bui English Ph.D student Jessica Zisa sat tapping away at her Microsoft Surface Pro as I entered her office on a sunny Friday afternoon. On her desk lay a copy of Aristotle’s “On Poetry and Style.” Across from it...
Naima Sudjian-Carlisle The alluring Shangela Slandering, Vaginal Flora, Sarahtonin, Coco Debauchery, and Camilla Chameleon were some of the many phenomenal drag show performers at UCSB’s Pride Drag Show last Thursday. Trixie Mattel, a well-known drag queen contestant from the T.V....
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 students and organizations which the historic building has supported. In an effort to increase access...
Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer The raccoon was not the only majestic wildlife UCSB students were able to see roaming over Deltopia weekend. On Saturday, April 7, Gauchos crowded around three American alligators, a Eurasian eagle owl, and a kinkajou, among other...
Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The legalization of recreational marijuana in California has paved the way for an industry that is expected to be worth $7 billion by the end of this year. The sudden growth of this market is what prompted...