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The Feminist Futures Initiative at UCSB

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Members of the UC Santa Barbara community have joined together in the last year to create a blueprint for a national Feminist...

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...

UCSB “Minecraft” Server Provides Virtual Community During COVID-19 Quarantine

Katelin Godbold Contributing Writer With most, if not all, UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) students now stuck inside their homes, people are actively looking for things to...

Santa Barbara Cat Cafe Helps Rescue Cats Find Forever Homes

Lauren Marnel Shores Editor-in-Chief Last month, Santa Barbara’s Cat Therapy shared the story of Tazzy, a rescue with a permanent tail injury who was left...

Meet Sophie Xu, The Businesswoman Behind Your Favorite Local Asian Restaurants

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor If you’re a fan of Asian food in Isla Vista and Goleta, chances are you’ve seen Sophie Xu one way or...

UCSB Food Citizenship Campaign Hosts First Eco Iron Chef Cooking Competition

Risa Mori Staff Writer On March 6, the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) Food Citizenship Campaign hosted its first ever Eco Iron Chef at The United Methodist...

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...

UCSB COLA Strikers Share Insights Under Storke Tower

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter As the Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) strike carries on under Storke Tower after beginning Feb. 27, some UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)...

Global Spotlight: Death and Taxes in Chile

Mo Tayadon Contributing Writer Protests and riots have engulfed the nation of Chile since October of 2019, when a 30 peso increase in bus fare provoked...

An Evening with Civil Rights Activist Dr. Bernard Lafayette Jr.

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter To celebrate Black History Month, on Feb. 20, the UC Santa Barbara Associated Students (AS) Program Board hosted "An Evening...