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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Interviews

Mo Tayadon Contributing Writer The city of Paris was rocked by violent confrontations between police officers and firefighters in the closing days of January 2020, the newest development in a series of anti-government protests that have endured since late 2019.  The protests...
Linus Li Marketing Director They get to travel to Hawaii, play their favorite sport as the sun sets over Harder Stadium, and bond together when times get tough. The 2017-2018 University of California, Santa Barbara women’s soccer team is made up...
Madeleine Lee I discovered, on a recent late-night stumble through Isla Vista, that when the gates of heaven greet you, they don’t glow like you would expect them to. There isn’t much fanfare when you walk through them either, nothing there...
Quincy Lee Staff Writer “These aren’t our trees. They are our children’s trees and our children’s children’s trees,” is the motto of the student volunteer organization, Your Children’s Trees. Since the student group was founded last fall, the organization of volunteers has...
Natalie Overton On Saturday, April 18, the University of California, Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center hosted Tupua, a well-renowned Polynesian dance group. Named after the founder of the group, Tupua is based in Orange County and ventures around all of California. They...
Gwendolyn Wu AS Beat Reporter Photo Courtesy of Kamran Zohoori The following article contains a testimony regarding the events of May 23, 2014. Fourth year sociology and economics double major Siavash “Vash” Zohoori had just finished getting a gyro at now-defunct Pita Pit...
Gwendolyn Wu Campus Beat Reporter While some student activists retire their megaphones and community-building skills after college, some pursue further grass-roots organizing. Just ask Yoel Yosief Haile and Nadim Houssain, two University of California, Santa Barbara alumni who have continued their...
This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB students and injured 14 others. Madeleine Lee Campus Beat Reporter In Atlanta, Chicago, and Los Angeles, trauma victims...
Lisa Hernandez Meet Kelsey Gripenstraw, a fourth-year English major and fellow Gaucho who recently traded a fall semester at the University of California, Santa Barbara for Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand. Thanks to a scholarship opportunity, Gripenstraw is able experience...
Bailee Abell Executive Content Editor Photo Courtesy of Priority Bicycles The University of California, Santa Barbara may be a research university, but pre-med students aren’t the only thing this school produces. Meet Connor Swegle and David Weiner, co-founders of Priority Bicycles, an...