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Thursday, July 16th 2020

The Best Thrift Shops in Santa Barbara

Linda Chong Copy Editor A rise in sustainability awareness has led to a rise in trendy methods aimed at helping everyday citizens protect the earth. These...

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...

Thanking the Un-Thanked

Students serve Thanksgiving dinner to families of Isla Vista Community.

Meet Sophie Xu, The Businesswoman Behind Your Favorite Local Asian Restaurants

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor If you’re a fan of Asian food in Isla Vista and Goleta, chances are you’ve seen Sophie Xu one way or...

I.V. Open Market Featured Secondhand Goods and Art

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Isla Vista Community Responds to Tragedy with Extraordinary Acts of Memoriam and Sorrow

Giuseppe Ricapito Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Lorenzo Basilio and Mark Brocher, Staff Photographers In the wake of the Isla Vista killing spree, which claimed the...