Saturday, December 7th 2019

Interviews

Alondra Sierra Features Editor   Navigating new spaces and beginnings, much like the start of fall quarter, can be a daunting exploration or a thrilling opportunity for both new and returning faces to UCSB’s community. The novelty of fall quarter isn’t just...
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 student’s voice when it...
Xiaotong Zhou I first met Dan Buckingham in spring of 2017 at a time when I was frustrated and desperate for unconventional advice. While I was walking to the library, I saw a guy sitting on his “magical mat” and...
Alexander Ortiz Staff Writer On Saturday, UCSB held its sixth consecutive TEDXUCSB event, spotlighting diverse perspectives on inclusivity with this year’s theme, “Declaration of Interdependence.” Speakers included UCSB students, alumni, professors, and two Forbes 30 Under 30 CEOs, all representing different...
Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor As students finish up moving into their new homes for the school year, one common point across residence halls and undergraduate apartments will be the first introductions between students and their Resident Assistants. The R.A. position...
Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor A radio DJ may evoke images of a charismatic, chatty guy hyping overplayed Top 40 songs and making not-so-funny jokes between songs. Quite the contrary, one of KCSB-FM 91.9's DJs is actually a keen, animated, and...
David Enabnit Donald Trump’s improbable election victory one year ago revealed severe fractures in society across America. The mounting tensions sweeping America have not left the University of California, Santa Barbara untouched, as many recent immigrants and their allies vehemently...
Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Photo by Frances Castellon, Staff Photographer Sweet Alley has always been a solid post-Freebirds dessert choice on a Friday night. Who can resist making their inner 5-year-old self proud by buying fistfuls of candy without mommy’s permission? This...
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...
Lilian Kim Photo by Lilian Kim The Santa Barbara County’s Sheriff Department held a back to school event, Coffee with a Cop, at the Starbucks on Embarcadero Del Norte on Wednesday, Oct. 8. The aromatic coffee shop was crowded with students,...