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Wednesday, August 5th 2020

An Evening with Civil Rights Activist Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr.

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter To celebrate Black History Month, on Feb. 20, the UC Santa Barbara Associated Students (AS) Program Board hosted "An Evening...

Elotero Brings Street Food Comfort to Isla Vista

Francisco Olvera Staff Writer Some call him the Elote Man or Elotero, but his real name is Hijinio Camacho. He can be recognized in the streets...

The Five Rules For Crashing Classes

Amanda Garcia Beat Reporter RULE #1: GO TO THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASS As a freshman, you will be competing against upper-classmen who may need the same...

Starting a Successful Protest in Six Simple Steps

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Did your social conscience just awaken? Do you want to vent your frustration towards the system and join forces with your sisters...

A Look Into The Isla Vista Food Co-op

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Over the decades Isla Vista has seen many changes, but a familiar sight to past and present residents of the community is...

Lack of Gaucho Football Isn’t a Matter of Principle; It’s a Matter of Price

Matt Mersel Staff Writer Two weeks ago, the San Francisco 49ers trumped the Atlanta Falcons to move on to the Super Bowl for the first time...

Searching for the Best Chicken Tenders in Isla Vista

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor In my opinion, there's no food less offensive than the beloved chicken tender. They're a regular on kid’s menus at even...

Great Places to Eat Around Isla Vista

Lucas Ryden Beat Reporter As an incoming freshman at UCSB, why worry about food when you’ve got pre-paid, all-you-can-eat meals at the dining commons, right?  Wrong. Unfortunately,...

UCSB Department of Black Studies Co-Hosts Public Forum on Racial Necropolitics of COVID-19

Ethan Yu Staff Writer Prominent Black scholars from around the world virtually gathered on April 29 to discuss...

The Clean Beaches of Santa Barbara

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Do you ever wonder what magic gives Santa Barbara’s beaches their idyllic nature? The miles of pristine coast effortlessly attract students and tourists...