Wednesday, October 16th 2019

KCSB and Isla Vista Food Co-op Host Local Open Mic Night

Annie Huang On the evening of Saturday, Nov. 17, local community radio station KCSB hosted its first Open Mic Night of the year in collaboration...

Coffee Organiks is Sure to Perk Isla Vistans Up

Charles Stock Staff Writer Coffee Organiks, one of the newest businesses to arrive in Isla Vista, offers affordable, authentic, 100 percent organic South American coffee –...

Jill Hall Teaches Dog Training at Bark Park

Jessica Reincke Isla Vista’s new dog park “Bark Park” opened last October and has been an amazing resource to local dog owners and their pups....

Nico Olivar Brings a Personal Touch to Business at Ike’s Place

Charles Stock At only 22 years old, Nico Olivar is the General Manager of Ike’s Place in Isla Vista, and is dedicated to continuing the...

IV First Friday: Great in Theory, Lacking in Execution

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor As part of the I.V. Open Lab’s project to make Isla Vista a more family-friendly neighborhood, the final I.V. First Friday event...

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...