Monday, September 16th 2019

Interviews

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor On Thursday, May 30th, the Santa Barbara Democratic Socialists of America (SBDSA) and UCSB Young Democratic Socialists of America hosted a Prison Solidarity Night at Merton Co-op to raise awareness and stand in solidarity with LGBTQ+ inmates. ...
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...
Jacob Wong Sports Editor Standing at 6’9” and weighing 260 pounds., UC Santa Barbara power forward Ami Lakoju definitely looks the part of a player on the school basketball team. However, to reduce Lakoju’s time at UCSB to statistics and athletic...
Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writer Starting in Fall 2019, UC Santa Barbara’s Religious Studies Department is vamping up their Jewish Studies Minor. Although the minor has been around for a while, the department is now trying to spread more awareness of Jewish...
Victoria Penate Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Bike Center presents a new approach to business ownership, endearing many through innovative practices and community-oriented programs. While the street-facing side of the center features neat rows of bicycles, ready for purchase as you...
Francisco Olvera Staff Writer Some call him the Elote Man or Elotero, but his real name is Hijinio Camacho. He can be recognized in the streets by the blue cart that he pushes around or by his signature announcement of presence through...
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...
Hugh Cook Staff Writer Economics major and Senior Copy Editor for The Bottom Line, Kamran Yunus, takes on a different name and identity online as Narmak, the talented animator of “The Spongebob Squarepants Anime," which gained viral fame and millions of...
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,...
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...