Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Welcome to Isla Vista

The Bottom Line Staff Report Year after year, only one aspect of the University of California, Santa Barbara experience remains the same. And it’s more...

Coffee Organiks is Sure to Perk Isla Vistans Up

Charles Stock Staff Writer Coffee Organiks, one of the newest businesses to arrive in Isla Vista, offers affordable, authentic, 100 percent organic South American coffee –...

A Magical Season: Gaucho Baseball Team Reflects On Unprecedented Run

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor It is just past 9 p.m. on June 22. The sun is setting in Omaha, NE, and perhaps on the historic...

A Guide to Boba in Isla Vista

Victoria Penate Features Editor When looking at Isla Vista, just a square mile in area, one fortunate, beautiful thing that stands out about this town is...

Pandia Health: Improving Women’s Lives Through Accessible Birth Control

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, more than 19 million women in the U.S. aged 13 to...

UCSB Religious Studies Department Moves to Revamp Jewish Studies Minor

Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writer Starting in Fall 2019, UC Santa Barbara’s Religious Studies Department is vamping up their Jewish Studies Minor. Although the minor has been...

Women’s Soccer Seniors Reflect On Their Journeys as Athletes

Linus Li Marketing Director They get to travel to Hawaii, play their favorite sport as the sun sets over Harder Stadium, and bond together when times...

Ami Lakoju: Athlete by Day, Animator by Night

Jacob Wong Sports Editor Standing at 6’9” and weighing 260 pounds., UC Santa Barbara power forward Ami Lakoju definitely looks the part of a player on...

PokeMee: The Poke Place for You and Me

Kamran Yunus Copy Editor This month saw the opening of PokeMee, a new poke-based restaurant located on Hollister Avenue and just one block away from the...

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...