Friday, January 18th 2019

Both Bikes and Smiles are Built at the IV Community Bike Center

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...

Silvergreens Finally Finds its Niche in I.V.

Kamran Yunus Senior Copy Editor After suddenly closing down last June, Silvergreens has reopened in its original Isla Vista location, located on the corner of Pardall...

Jorge Lopez Delivers Mail and Sense of Community to I.V.

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...

DACA Recipients at UCSB Describe Life in the Age of Trump

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...

Grilled Cheese Truck Stop ‘Melts’ I.V. Hearts

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor As you walk on Embarcadero del Norte, it’s almost impossible to miss the bright orange-and-yellow bricks of I.V.’s newest eatery, The Original...

Mobile Marijuana Dispensary Roams Isla Vista, Bringing Joy to Many

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...

Santa Barbara Hillel Hosts Sixth Annual Charity Auction for Save a Child’s Heart

Carmiya Baskin Santa Barbara Hillel hosted its annual charity auction to raise money for Save a Child’s Heart, an Israel-based project that provides heart surgeries...

Yerba Mate, an Essential Item for UCSB Students

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...

AL-X The Great: Conquering the Isla Vista Music Scene

Spencer Wu Copy Editor According to his Genius page, AL-X The Great self-dubbed himself “just another rapper.” But take a closer look and listen, and you’ll...

The Vibrancy of Veganism and The Great Green Chef Cooking Competition

Sofia Quinones Finally given the chance to prove their culinary prowess, eager vegan chefs came to the Isla Vista Co-Op to take part in the...