Tuesday, November 19th 2019

Interviews

Leilani Riahi The Iranian Studies Initiative of the University of California, Santa Barbara, founded in 2010, has been expanding its departmental presence within the university, its professional influence on students beyond the classroom and its instrumental work in aiding Iranian...
Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Embarcadero Hall, the setting of Friday night Improvability and Saturday night Laughology, will be home to a different set of faces on Apr. 11. The Regents and Chancellor’s Scholars Association is hosting a series of TEDxUCSB talks,...
Annette Ding Foster youth, which make up 180 students on campus, are one of the most vulnerable groups at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Compared to other low income, non-foster peers, foster youth are three times more likely to drop...
Linus Li Marketing Director The choice was between comfort and money. Fifth year senior Gary Gao had the option to stay in the apartment he previously lived in. But, the Psychology and Statistical Science double major would have had to rely...
Jen Atkinson Q: What made you choose Santa Barbara City College? A: Originally, I had a bunch of different options; I wanted to go to UCLA, UCSB, UC San Diego…but I broke my foot and I lost my recruiting opportunities for...
Monica Itxy Quintanilla During the political volatility of the 1960s, issues of minority group representation on college campuses began to surface. In a system primarily dominated by Caucasian students, Black students have claimed the need for a space for African Americans...
Natalie Overton On Saturday, April 18, the University of California, Santa Barbara MultiCultural Center hosted Tupua, a well-renowned Polynesian dance group. Named after the founder of the group, Tupua is based in Orange County and ventures around all of California. They...
Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo by Nicholas Hatsios In a small shack behind 6686 Del Playa Drive, University of California, Santa Barbara alumnus Bryce Soltes addresses a crowd of people gathered for the night. “I feel like the big thing...
Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer UCSB Zesty Meme Cuisine for Horny Teens represents an interesting shift happening among students given that, historically, the UCSB campus has not been known for harboring a strong meme culture in the same way other colleges have....
Michele Sinfield Photo courtesy of Literature Club “People have fallen out of love with the printed word and writing,” said Ivy Kuo, president of University of California, Santa Barbara’s Literature Club. “We want to foster a creative space for book worms...