Saturday, December 7th 2019

Interviews

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....
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...
Jordan Wolff Staff Writer As active college students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, it seems like life just keeps getting busier and busier. It’s a constant struggle to juggle academics, work, clubs, and a social life. I often find...
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...
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...
UCSB professor Jon Spaventa sits down and talks with TBL.

Biko, Then and Now

Monica Itxy Quintanilla On the first half of the 6600 block of Sueno lies a two-story, Tuscan orange student housing co-op with the name “BIKO” written on its façade. Purchased in 1997, Biko House is only one of five theme-oriented...
James Shevelin Photo by James Shevelin For the last five years, the Los Angeles zombie-pop band Alright Alright has been rocking venues throughout southern California with their smoothest lineup yet. That lineup includes Tamsin Cleo German, an associate professor in the...
Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief Carillonist Margo Halsted takes the elevator up to Storke Tower’s observation deck every Monday morning, climbing a few short flights of stairs after reaching the top to overlook the University of California, Santa Barbara’s campus, the Pacific Ocean,...
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...