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Wednesday, January 27th 2021

Sixth Annual TEDxUCSB Event Spotlights Diversity

Alexander Ortiz Staff Writer On Saturday, UCSB held its sixth consecutive TEDXUCSB event, spotlighting diverse perspectives on inclusivity with this year’s theme, “Declaration of Interdependence.” Speakers...

Black Quare: Creating Space for the Black Queer and Trans Community at UCSB

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor Anastasia Veal, third-year sociology major and president of Black Quare, recalls her first year at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) with a...

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...

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...

Women’s Soccer Seniors Reflect On Their Journeys as Athletes

Linus Li Marketing Director They get to travel to Hawaii, play their favorite sport as the sun sets over Harder Stadium, and bond together when times...

Geenee and Snuggles: the Dogs of Isla Vista

Lauren Marnel Shores Staff Writer Geenee and Snuggles are arguably the two most famous dogs in Isla Vista. Walking past iV Menus, passersby are often greeted...

Parents of Victims Reflect, Three Years Later

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

Spending Spring in Santa Barbara

Andrew Melese Staff Writer In a Santa Barbara spring the air is breezy and brisk. The days are sunny but rarely hot. And, everywhere one looks,...

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...

Quarantine Hobbies: New and Rediscovered Pastimes of UCSB Students

Daniel KuContributing Writer California’s stay-at-home order means the loss of jobs, classes, and community activities. Many students are...