Tuesday, November 19th 2019

Interviews

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A visit to a Seoul’d Out meeting will reveal an unusual sight among most campus clubs at this time of the year — staff members who greet every single general member by name. Founded in 2011, Seoul’d...
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...
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...
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...
Alondra Sierra On a hot Saturday afternoon in Isla Vista, a bustling crowd with unconcerned laughter walked up 67 Trigo, eagerly heading towards whatever party awaited them. A handful came to a stop after spotting a familiar face, a man...
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,...
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...
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. ...
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...
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...