Friday, November 22nd 2019

Yerba Mate, an Essential Item for UCSB Students

Madison Hallam Staff Writer Yerba. The Yerb. Mate. Whatever you call it, the product is the same: a drink made from the natural leaves of rainforest...

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...

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...

UCSB’s First Annual Women’s Empowerment Conference

Jade Martinez-Pogue On Sunday, Feb 24., hundreds of women gathered in Corwin Pavilion for UC Santa Barbara’s first annual Women’s Empowerment Conference. The conference was...

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 –...

Mojo Teahouse Brings a Piece of Home to Isla Vista

Dana Dela Cruz Staff Writer Mojo Teahouse opened on Trigo Road in late August, promising high-quality, authentic tea and Asian fusion snacks. As someone who grew...

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...

A Look Into the Music of Storke Tower

Lauren Marnel Shores Editor-in-Chief Heard from over a quarter mile away, the bells in Storke Tower echo through the quiet morning serenity blanketing UC Santa Barbara’s...

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...