Monday, September 16th 2019

Interviews

Madison Hallam Staff Writer Yerba. The Yerb. Mate. Whatever you call it, the product is the same: a drink made from the natural leaves of rainforest trees steeped in water: yerba mate. It is highly caffeinated. Forget coffee — at UCSB,...
Nicholas Torrano Gauchos for Recovery is a collegiate alcohol and drug recovery support group that provides a safe and wholesome space for both frequent members and newcomers on a weekly basis. Unlike UCSB’s Alcohol and Drug Program, which mandates that...
Spencer Wu Copy Editor According to his Genius page, AL-X The Great self-dubbed himself “just another rapper.” But take a closer look and listen, and you’ll see Alexander Brown, a 20-year-old rapper and second year financial mathematics and statistics major at...
Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer UCSB Zesty Meme Cuisine for Horny Teens represents an interesting shift happening among students given that, historically, the UCSB campus has not been known for harboring a strong meme culture in the same way other colleges have....

A Hunger for Knowledge

Mia Pollini Staff Writer While sitting down on the third floor of the UCSB Library, Thomas Lytel-Stark takes off his blue striped scarf, folds it, and places it neatly on the table. With his bag on the table as well (which...
Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer Tea plays an important role in many cultures because it has both a fascinating and refreshing function. Moreover, tea has special medicinal properties and is generally recognized as a healthy beverage. Although tea originated in Asian countries,...
Linus Li Marketing Director The choice was between comfort and money. Fifth year senior Gary Gao had the option to stay in the apartment he previously lived in. But, the Psychology and Statistical Science double major would have had to rely...
Jasmine Moreno Sexual misconduct and abuse is an issue prevalent not only in Hollywood; it is also lurking in the shadows of the Isla Vista community. Recently, however, victims and allies have started a new dialectic with the hashtag #MeToo....
Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter Almost two weeks after the national park service fully contained the Thomas Fire, students have returned from their extended breaks after returning to the University of California, Santa Barbara to take their finals. The Thomas...
Irene Chen Professor Quentin Gee, who currently teaches in both the Philosophy and Environmental Studies departments at the University of California, Santa Barbara, originally came to the school as a graduate student studying philosophy. During his time here, he began...