Monday, September 16th 2019

Interviews

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...
Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter In a community-led effort to restore photographs and documents damaged by the Monetico mudslides, a small team called “Saving Memories from the Mud Montecito Rescue Project” is working to preserve the memories and possessions of...
Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer As the most important festival in many Asian countries, the Lunar New Year is celebrated the world over. People in countries such as China, Korea, Singapore, and Vietnam all celebrate the festival by returning to their hometowns...
Carmiya Baskin Santa Barbara Hillel hosted its annual charity auction to raise money for Save a Child’s Heart, an Israel-based project that provides heart surgeries for children from third world countries. The event, which took place on Tuesday, Feb. 13,...