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Friday, August 7th 2020

Immigrant Resilience Week Highlights Struggles of Undocumented Students

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter  In honor of U.C. Santa Barbara’s (UCSB) fifth annual Immigrant Resilience Week, The Bottom Line sat down with undocumented student...

Altamirano’s Tantalizing Tacos Roll Up to Isla Vista

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The taco truck is perhaps the most ubiquitous of food trucks. Long before the current renaissance of gourmet and hipster...

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 –...

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...

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...

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...

College Students Launch Online Co-Ed Fraternity “ZOOM”

Maile BuckmanContributing Writer In the wake of the current global pandemic, two university students — Kathryn Tippet and...

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...

UC Librarians’ Fight for a Pay Raise with Support from a UCSB Student

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The union representing librarians across the University of California system began a difficult contract negotiation with the UC Office of the President,...

Nikka Ramen: Best in Town, Only in Town

Jack Alegre Staff Writer There’s a new ramen shop in town: Nikka. It promises exotic new flavor for Santa Barbara, certainly a step up from college...