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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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...

Searching for the Best Salad in Isla Vista

Linda Chong Copy Editor There’s a minor stigma that surrounds salads, which can sometimes be characterized as “bland” and “tasteless.” This can be particularly true of...

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 –...

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...

Phamous Café: a Phantastic Phood Place

Kamran Yunus Copy Editor Over on Hollister Avenue, next to the local Costco and Albertsons, is a little Vietnamese restaurant known as Phamous Café. Though initially...

Mental Health Awareness on the Menu for May

Lauren Marnel Shores Staff Writer For the month of May, Counseling and Psychological Services will be hosting several events and workshops regarding overcoming stress as well...

Elotero Brings Street Food Comfort to Isla Vista

Francisco Olvera Staff Writer Some call him the Elote Man or Elotero, but his real name is Hijinio Camacho. He can be recognized in the streets...

Silvergreens Finally Finds its Niche in I.V.

Kamran Yunus Senior Copy Editor After suddenly closing down last June, Silvergreens has reopened in its original Isla Vista location, located on the corner of Pardall...

Saving IV, One Burger at a Time

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo by Nicholas Hatsios In a small shack behind 6686 Del Playa Drive, University of California, Santa Barbara alumnus Bryce...

Jorge Lopez Delivers Mail and Sense of Community to I.V.

Alondra Sierra On a hot Saturday afternoon in Isla Vista, a bustling crowd with unconcerned laughter walked up 67 Trigo, eagerly heading towards whatever party...