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Wednesday, August 5th 2020

A Magical Evening with Isabel Allende

Andrew Delvasto Renowned Chilean author Isabel Allende visited the Granada Theater in Santa Barbara this past Wednesday to speak on her experiences as what the...

The Santa Barbara Independent Wins EPPY Award

Julia Frazer Staff Writer When the staff of the Santa Barbara Independent found out they had won an EPPY award, most were wearing Halloween costumes. Matt Kettman,...

Isla Vista Members Meet Their Neighbors

Remle Scott Photos by Taylor Yeerong Sunny and seventy five degrees, hundreds of Isla Vista residents, college students, and members of the community gathered together at...

Meet Lois Capps

Anjali Shastry Opinions Editor Lois Capps can be described in many ways: caring, kind, determined, and smart as a whip. But don’t call her nice. Though...

Artisan Court Provides Opportunities for Affordable Housing

Artisan Court opens up to provide housing for disabled, homeless, and low income workers, housing.

Spending Spring in Santa Barbara

Andrew Melese Staff Writer In a Santa Barbara spring the air is breezy and brisk. The days are sunny but rarely hot. And, everywhere one looks,...

Santa Barbara Cat Cafe Helps Rescue Cats Find Forever Homes

Lauren Marnel Shores Editor-in-Chief Last month, Santa Barbara’s Cat Therapy shared the story of Tazzy, a rescue with a permanent tail injury who was left...

SBMA Celebrates Atelier, 80s Style

Gilberto Flores Photos by Lorenzo Basilio, Staff Photographer “Atelier” is a French term meaning “workshop,” which was the key idea behind Friday night’s Atelier event at...

Womyn of Color Conference Hopes To Create Safe Space for Discourse

Prabhjot Singh Staff Writer As a marginalized and minority group on campus, women of color at University of California, Santa Barbara are planning on “reclaiming the...

5 Questions with the “Questions” Guy

Tara O'Neil Since last summer, Larry Cavaletto has run his Charlie Brown-inspired booth and looks to make a difference within the University of California, Santa Barbara...