Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Spreads Holiday Cheer

Bailee Abell Staff Writer Photos by John Clow, Staff Photographer Tucked away in the hills of Santa Barbara is a place comparable only to Narnia. On an autumnal November...

Organic Soup Kitchen to Feed 1,300 Hungry Mouths this Thanksgiving

Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer Thanks to the efforts of the Organic Soup Kitchen, 1,300 to 1,600 people will not go hungry this Thanksgiving. Located in the Veterans...

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,...

Student Environmentalists Invade Anacapa Island

Bailee Abell Staff Writer Located just 11 miles off the California coast is Anacapa Island, a paradisal haven to a multitude of plant and animal species....

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...

New Noise Music Conference & Festival Takes Over Santa Barbara

Jordan Wolff Promotion & Distribution Director Photos by Lorenzo Basilio This weekend Santa Barbara was bombarded with a wave of local and up-coming music for all sorts...

Old Time Fiddlers Come to Goleta

Bailee Abell It was a beautiful Indian-summer's day in Goleta, California, when men, women, and children alike came together to listen to bluegrass music and enjoy...

Think Twice Before Adopting: Students Encouraged to Practice Responsible Pet Adoption

Miranda Velasquez Photo by Magali Gauthier, Photo Editor Those big brown eyes, that adorable wagging tail, and the endless number of cuddle sessions -- how could...

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Isla Vista from Santa Barbara Channel

Thomas Alexander Isla Vista Beat Reporter Isla Vista residents were rocked awake by a 4.8 magnitude earthquake that began in the Santa Barbara Channel at approximately...

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...