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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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...

Both Bikes and Smiles are Built at the IV Community Bike Center

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Bike Center presents a new approach to business ownership, endearing many through innovative practices and community-oriented programs. While the...

Black Quare: Creating Space for the Black Queer and Trans Community at UCSB

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Anastasia Veal, third-year sociology major and president of Black Quare, recalls her first year at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) with a...

Prison Solidarity Night Helps Students Stand in Solidarity with LGBTQ+ inmates

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor On Thursday, May 30th, the Santa Barbara Democratic Socialists of America (SBDSA) and UCSB Young Democratic Socialists of America hosted a Prison...

“I.V. HUSTLES” Facebook Page Supports Student-Run Businesses

Carmiya BaskinStaff Writer UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) students and residents of Isla Vista have been hit hard financially since...

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...

Seoul’d Out: Where K-Pop Becomes Community at UCSB

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A visit to a Seoul’d Out meeting will reveal an unusual sight among most campus clubs at this time of the...

Self-Care in the Time of COVID-19

Serena Bun Contributing Writer Being a college student is stressful enough, especially when handling a heavy workload, societal concerns, and for some, struggles with finances, family,...

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...

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...