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Wednesday, October 21st 2020

The Future of Local IV Businesses

Lauren Luna Campus Beat Reporter On Thursday, May 21, Santa Barbara county released Health Officer Order...

“Mirror Bus” Driver Arrested For Stalking Charges

Jade Martinez-PogueNational Beat Reporter Around 10 p.m. on May 18, Zachary Coughlin was arrested on a felony warrant for...

Smoke Shops Deemed Essential Businesses in Isla Vista

Andrew HernandezInvestigative Beat Reporter Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, smoke shops in Isla Vista were some of the few...

Local Isla Vista Businesses Open During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter  It’s lunch hour, and on a typical day on Pardall Road, the street would be bustling with business, but recently...

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Confirms One Positive Case of COVID-19

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On the afternoon of March 15, the Santa Barbara county Public Health Department (PHD) confirmed one case of COVID-19, or coronavirus...

UC Santa Barbara Shifts to Remote Instruction in Response to COVID-19

The Bottom Line Staff Report On March 10, the Office of the Chancellor sent a university-wide email informing students that, in an effort to mitigate...

Rock the Vote S.B. Accused of Misleading UCSB Voters

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter On Jan. 11, the Santa Barbara Student Activist Network accused Rock the Vote S.B. of misleading potential voters to reduce voter...

New Vending Machine Program Proposed to Tackle Food Insecurity

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Last Tuesday, the Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD) Board heard an early proposal for a 24-hour nutritional vending machine...

Candlelight Vigil Commemorates Fifth Anniversary of the Isla Vista Tragedy

Alondra Sierra Incoming Features Editor With blue-lit candles and white roses in hand, students, families, and community members walked together from Storke Plaza towards Anis’q’Oyo Park...

Sheriff’s Office Launches I.V. Party Registration Program

Jessica Reincke Staff Writer Last week, the I.V. Sheriff's Office launched its voluntary and free-to-use I.V. Party Registration Program. The program is easy to use and accessible...