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Thursday, July 16th 2020

UCSB’s Educational Opportunity Program Pushes Underrepresented Students to Their Full Potential

Andrew Hernandez Investigative Beat Reporter The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) director, Aaron Jones, has approached his position with the same persistent disposition to better the lives...

Global Spotlight: The Middle East with Associate Professor Sherene Seikaly

Mo Tadayon Contributing Writer The final days of January saw chaos unfold in the capital city of Iraq. Protests that began in October 2019 continue...

Kaiju, The New Japanese Restaurant in Town

Jane Nguyen Contributing Writer Every college student is all too familiar with the infamous Cup Noodles. While these cost-friendly instant meals are a student’s best friend...

Immigrant Resilience Week Highlights Struggles of Undocumented Students

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter  In honor of U.C. Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) fifth annual Immigrant Resilience Week, The Bottom Line sat down with undocumented student...

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...

Dusting off the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archives

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A familiar place for most UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, the UCSB Library is typically associated with old textbooks and all-nighters....

Org Spotlight: MAPAS Provides Underrepresented Students With Opportunities for Outdoor Activities

Krystal Chen Staff Writer The benefits of venturing into nature, listening to the sounds of the forest, and fleeing from the stresses of university life may...

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...

Searching for the Best Sandwich in Isla Vista

Christine Ho Layout Editor Sandwiches — a basic, simple tradition seemingly rooted in American culture. (Fun fact, the sandwich actually originated in England in the 18th...

Exploring the Gray Area of Negative Sexual Experiences

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Over the past few years, with the emergence of the #MeToo movement and the increasing frequency by which sexual assault and harassment...