Saturday, March 23rd 2019

Interviews

Lilian Kim Photos by Julissa Chacon It’s another busy day at the North Campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara, as bikes flash by and students shuffle in and out of classes. Nothing seems to be still, and nothing seems...
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...
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...
Jonathan Lopez You’re young. Yesterday was a cold rainy day, and, against all the warnings you received from your teachers and guardians, you decided to go out and splash around. Now you are sick in bed with the sniffles and...
Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer According to CNN, one in every three women experiences sexual violence during her lifetime. Every year, students at UCSB bring light to these women’s stories by performing selections from Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, as well as pieces...
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...
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,...
Jen Atkinson Staff Writer Q: What is your favorite part of the job? A: Definitely working concerts. Even if we still have to do pat-downs or work the door, we still get to hear the concert, and if we get lucky enough...
Alondra Sierra The newly remodeled El Centro was officially reopened on April 14 with new upgrades and a much-needed expansion to provide more resources for students and organizations which the historic building has supported. In an effort to increase access...

A Hunger for Knowledge

Mia Pollini Staff Writer While sitting down on the third floor of the UCSB Library, Thomas Lytel-Stark takes off his blue striped scarf, folds it, and places it neatly on the table. With his bag on the table as well (which...