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Wednesday, July 15th 2020

Interviews

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A familiar place for most UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, the UCSB Library is typically associated with old textbooks and all-nighters. What many students may be unaware of, however, is that the library is home to...
Jose Ochoa Photo by Jose Ochoa On the night of Thursday, April 2, United States Navy SEAL, Oxford graduate, and non-profit founder Eric Greitens came to the University of California, Santa Barbara with the intention of solving the most important questions humans face in being alive: what is...
Mo Tadayon Contributing Writer The final days of January saw chaos unfold in the capital city of Iraq. Protests that began in October 2019 continue to escalate. Protesters used burning tires and Molotov cocktails to keep the police at bay,...
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. Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor Three years after a dozen parents lost children to...
Interview by Marissa Perez, Advertising Director How does the work of the EVPLA affect the student population, i.e., what should students know about the EVPLA, what does the EVPLA do on their behalf, etc.? The EVPLA is the official representative of...
Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Students drifting off to sleep during their history lectures often feel a sense of disconnection to the material at hand. At times, it seems as if the sets and dates exist only in their textbooks with little...
Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter As the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) strike carries on under Storke Tower after beginning Feb. 27, some UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) undergraduates are agitated over consequences they may face if a compromise between graduate students and...
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...
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...
Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter  In honor of U.C. Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) fifth annual Immigrant Resilience Week, The Bottom Line sat down with undocumented student Rubalcava, who chose to remain partially anonymous, about the unique challenges she has faced as...