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Wednesday, July 15th 2020

Interviews

Ivy Kuo Staff writer Improvability, University of California, Santa Barbara’s premiere comedy troupe, performed a House of Cards-themed show to a packed Embarcadero Hall in Isla Vista on Friday, Feb. 20. The two-hour performance consisted of lively interactions with the audience,...
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...
Lauren Shores Staff Writer Walking through Isla Vista, one can see that the word “dog!” is often followed by a group of people racing to see who can shower the animal with affection first. At the University of California, Santa Barbara,...
Tara Ahi Features Editor The struggle to find nutritious, eco-friendly food at an affordable price has long plagued University of California, Santa Barbara students, but a group has emerged that seems to be making actual headway on the project to rectify...
Mo Tayadon Contributing Writer Protests and riots have engulfed the nation of Chile since October of 2019, when a 30 peso increase in bus fare provoked mass fare evasion by Chilean students. Despite a drop in the frequency and ferocity of...
Nkechi Ikem Last month, The Berkeley Patriot student organization provoked outrage while trying to organize a Free Speech Week with controversial right wing speakers like Steve Bannon, Ann Coulter, and Milo Yiannopoulos, on University of California, Berkeley campus. The announcement elicited responses...
Alice SymingtonContributing Writer When the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) community received the news that classes would be moved remotely, professor Jane Mulfinger channelled her concern into creating a new spring course that motivates students...
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...
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...
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,...