Tuesday, December 18th 2018

Both Bikes and Smiles are Built at the IV Community Bike Center

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The Isla Vista Community Bike Center presents a new approach to business ownership, endearing many through innovative practices and community-oriented programs. While the...

Learning to Love My Body

Frances Castellón Managing Editor For the past four years, I have been struggling with an eating disorder despite being surrounded by friends and family that could...

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,...

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...

DACA Recipients at UCSB Describe Life in the Age of Trump

Annette Ding Staff Writer Under President Donald Trump’s administration, undocumented students are on shakier ground than ever. In January, U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued a...

TA Spotlight: English Ph.D Candidate and Ex-Ballerina Jessica Zisa

Sabrina Bui English Ph.D student Jessica Zisa sat tapping away at her Microsoft Surface Pro as I entered her office on a sunny Friday afternoon....

Gauchos for Recovery Helping Students Voluntarily Stay Sober

Nicholas Torrano Gauchos for Recovery is a collegiate alcohol and drug recovery support group that provides a safe and wholesome space for both frequent members...

Zesty Memes Spice up UCSB

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer UCSB Zesty Meme Cuisine for Horny Teens represents an interesting shift happening among students given that, historically, the UCSB campus has not...

A Hunger for Knowledge

Mia Pollini Staff Writer While sitting down on the third floor of the UCSB Library, Thomas Lytel-Stark takes off his blue striped scarf, folds it, and...

Isla Vistan Life Without A Roof

Linus Li Marketing Director The choice was between comfort and money. Fifth year senior Gary Gao had the option to stay in the apartment he previously...