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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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...

UCSB Food Citizenship Campaign Hosts First Eco Iron Chef Cooking Competition

Risa Mori Staff Writer On March 6, the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Food Citizenship Campaign hosted its first ever Eco Iron Chef at The United Methodist...

California Tacos & Taproom Brings Fresh Mexican Food to Isla Vista

Victoria Penate Features Editor The latest addition to Isla Vista’s ever-changing selection of restaurants, California Tacos & Taproom, has opened for business, occupying the spot formerly...

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...

Maya Lin: An Artist, an Architect, and an Activist

Jennica Martin Staff Writer Last Monday, UCSB’s Arts & Lectures hosted Maya Lin, most famously—or perhaps infamously—known for designing the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C....

Unsung Heroes: First Responders and Historians

This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB...

UCSB “Minecraft” Server Provides Virtual Community During COVID-19 Quarantine

Katelin Godbold Contributing Writer With most, if not all, UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) students now stuck inside their homes, people are actively looking for things to...

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...

“Me Too” Movement Founder Inspires and Educates at UCSB

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Crowds of people filtered into Campbell Hall on Monday night to hear Tarana Burke, the founder of the "Me Too" movement, share...

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...