42.7 F
Isla Vista
Tuesday, April 7th 2020

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...

Anita Hill Speaks Out About Sexual- and Gender-Based Violence

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Civil and women’s rights icon Anita Hill visited UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) last week for a presentation on the intersections of gender...

Up, Up, & Olé: A Spotlight on UCSB’s Premier Sports Podcast

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) sports might evoke the image of raucous soccer games where students can partake in the tradition of...

Comparative Literature Class at UCSB Reckons With Juvenile Incarceration

Wenchen Li Contributing Writer For the past few years, the UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) comparative literature department has done projects and courses centered around the juvenile...

UCSB’s Educational Opportunity Program Pushes Underrepresented Students to Their Full Potential

Andrew Hernandez Investigative Beat Reporter The Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) director, Aaron Jones, has approached his position with the same persistent disposition to better the lives...

Dusting off the UCSB Cylinder Audio Archives

Sheila Tran Senior Copy Editor A familiar place for most U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) students, the UCSB Library is typically associated with old textbooks and all-nighters....

Org Spotlight: MAPAS Provides Underrepresented Students With Opportunities for Outdoor Activities

Krystal Chen Staff Writer The benefits of venturing into nature, listening to the sounds of the forest, and fleeing from the stresses of university life may...

Soar to New Heights With the Santa Barbara Trapeze Company

Marion Pochard Contributing Writer Walking around UCSB’s Fun and Fitness Festival on November 25th, I met Eric, an aerial skills coach at the Recreation Center, who...