Saturday, October 19th 2019

Lao Wang Offers Up Isla Vista’s Newest Noodles

Joanne Rhee Web Editor Just last quarter, Otaco launched their grand re-opening. With mediocre food and average atmosphere, it’s no wonder that the former restaurant closed...

Meet Kavi Alexander: Isla Vista’s Resident Musical Pioneer

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...

Mailman Jorge Lopez En-route to Retirement After 20 Plus Years

Rick Wang In our friendly Isla Vista neighborhood, a number of mailmen work day in and day out delivering mail to one of the most convoluted...

UCSB Exhibition Seeks to Empower Students, Celebrate Community

Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Photo by Leah Armer, Staff Photographer Photos, corkboards, and framed newspapers line the walls of University of California, Santa Barbara’s Red Barn (Old...

Sweet Alley Takes a Sweet Turn Toward Hong Kong Dessert Cafes

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor Sweet Alley, the only location that has sold frozen yogurt in Isla Vista over the past six years, has quietly changed owners....

New Sushiya Management Fails to Live Up to the Hype

Matthew Lee Staff Writer Sushiya Express, Isla Vista’s only seafood restaurant, advertised a grand re-opening on Oct. 10 and 11, offering customers 50 percent off any...

Hidden Gems of IV: The Isla Vista Neighborhood Clinic

Peter Crump Photos by John Clow, Staff Photographer A bustling and vibrant college town, Isla Vista has a sense of community that's undeniable. Nowhere is this...

13 Tips on How to Survive as a Student in I.V.

Tanner Walker and Spencer Wu Science & Tech Editor and Copy Editor Certain lessons about the University of California, Santa Barbara and Isla Vista are hard...

Gio’s is Dead, Long Live Gio’s!

Mathew Burciaga Executive Managing Editor For Isla Vista residents and countless Gaucho alumni, Mon., Jan. 11 marked the end of an era. Giovanni’s Pizza, better known...

4 I.V. Housing Tips for the New Year

Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor The first week of winter quarter is supposed to be stress-free. Although syllabus week ends about 20 minutes into class and...