Friday, May 24th 2019

Interviews

Annette Ding Staff Writer Under President Donald Trump’s administration, undocumented students are on shakier ground than ever. In January, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a nationwide injunction on Trump’s executive order to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)....
Joanne Rhee Staff Writer “The question is, how do we treat each other this way, and why? Does it make sense on ethical and moral grounds? Does it make sense on financial grounds? Can we get a better outcome for children,...
Julia Frazer Staff Writer When the staff of the Santa Barbara Independent found out they had won an EPPY award, most were wearing Halloween costumes. Matt Kettman, senior editor, received an email on Halloween morning requesting a picture of the whole team...
Rick Wang Photo by Leah Armer, Staff Photographer Every year, Isla Vista’s well-known Deltopia event draws thousands of people from out of town, who flock into the already packed neighborhood in hopes of having a good time. Parties and memories (good or...
Madeleine Lee Staff Reporter “Young lady, what are you doing reading Playboy?” To that, I have no response. But for Kavi Alexander, a self-professed vigilante of hippie culture and a child of the sixties himself, this was an ironically conservative inquisition for...
Soobin Lee Staff Writer On Friday June 2, the first Isla Vista Open Market of 2017 welcomed shoppers to Little Acorn Park for a fun and relaxing time of community exploration. Curious observers could find students selling a variety of secondhand goods and...
An Nguyen Many bands begin and grow in the Isla Vista community, playing at different houses day and night, but one band, Givers & Takers, took their love of music to a greater level. This group was born here in Santa Barbara...
Joanne Rhee Staff Writer When we interviewed fourth-years Adrian Molzon and Joshua Swedelson last fall, they spoke about their journey to eat at every restaurant in Isla Vista. Now that it’s almost the end of the school year, it’s only natural to...
Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Students drifting off to sleep during their history lectures often feel a sense of disconnection to the material at hand. At times, it seems as if the sets and dates exist only in their textbooks with little...
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...