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Wednesday, January 27th 2021

The Best Thrift Shops in Santa Barbara

Linda Chong Copy Editor A rise in sustainability awareness has led to a rise in trendy methods aimed at helping everyday citizens protect the earth. These...

Could the Gauchos Become the Mapaches?

Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter On April 13, the Students for Mascot Change will host a town hall meeting to discuss the possibility of retiring...

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 –...

How COVID-19 is Affecting Isla Vista’s Beloved IV Deli Mart

Sheila TranArts & Entertainment Editor, Senior Copy Editor As one of Isla Vista’s flagship eateries, IV Deli Mart is usually packed on weekend nights. On...

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...

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...

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....

Celebrating Mother’s Day During a Pandemic

Zoey JiaContributing Writer Mother’s Day during a pandemic has challenged the way we celebrate our mothers. As health officials...

Kaiju, The New Japanese Restaurant in Town

Jane Nguyen Contributing Writer Every college student is all too familiar with the infamous Cup Noodles. While these cost-friendly instant meals are a student’s best friend...

The Ocean Circle: Paddle-Out Ceremonies

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