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Wednesday, August 5th 2020

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...

Global Spotlight: “A New French Revolution”

Mo Tayadon Contributing Writer The city of Paris was rocked by violent confrontations between police officers and firefighters in the closing days of January 2020, the...

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...

How COVID-19 is Affecting UCSB International Students

Zoey JiaContributing Writer When Joyce Lu first got word of the COVID-19 pandemic, she worried about her family back...

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...

All About Summer Sessions at UCSB

Annie Huang Staff Writer For students interested in earning course credit more efficiently here at UC Santa Barbara, summer sessions may be an appropriate choice. The...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Isla Vista’s Beloved IV Deli Mart

Sheila TranArts & Entertainment Editor, Senior Copy Editor As one of Isla Vista’s flagship eateries, IV Deli Mart is usually packed on weekend nights. On...

How to Truly Support the Black Community

Risa Mori Contributing Writer Celebrated every February in the U.S., Black History Month began as a way of remembering people and events in the history of...

In Remembrance of Kobe Bryant

Graeme Jackson Photo Editor What does it mean to inspire? Kobe Bryant’s ability to fill so many with the conviction to chase their loftiest aspirations and...

Asie Brings Lackluster Dim Sum to Santa Barbara

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Dim sum restaurants evoke an assortment of familiar and warm memories for me: elderly Chinese women pushing metal carts, the incessant...