Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

Community Organizers Campaign for IVCSD Funding Tax Measure

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The Isla Vista Vote Yes on R campaign held a kickoff meeting for volunteers and supporters Monday evening to strategize different methods...

Motorcyclist Dies in Isla Vista

Jack Alegre Features Editor James Lu, a biology major at UCSB, was killed Friday after suffering a fatal motorcycle crash near UCSB’s Isla Vista entrance, according...

From Isla Vista to Parkland: Community Members Come Together for Vigil

Cayla Marie Peterson Approximately 25 UCSB students and community members of Isla Vista came together to pay their respects on Feb. 16 for the victims...

UCSB Student Stabbed in Isla Vista, Suspect Arrested

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A 24-year-old UCSB student and Isla Vista resident was stabbed Friday night on the 6700-block of Del Playa Drive. The victim sustained non-life-threatening...

County Continues Debate Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer A recent letter addressed to the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors suggests there remains interest among community and student leaders in bringing...

Local Health Warning to Avoid Raw Fish May Not Be a Threat in I.V.

Nicholas Torrano In response to mudslide debris being dumped into local oceans, Santa Barbara County has announced a public health warning advising residents to avoid...

Isla Vista Power Shuts Off a Dozen Times, Residents Receive Mistake Evacuation Order

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor Isla Vista experienced at least 12 power outages overnight Sunday due to the ongoing Thomas Fire, which swept into southern Santa Barbara...

UCSB Classes Canceled Amid ‘Very Unhealthy’ Air Quality

Gwendolyn Wu and Shomik Mukherjee Editor-in-Chief and News Editor UPDATE Dec. 7, 7:10 p.m.: Chancellor Henry T. Yang has announced all Friday classes at UCSB are canceled,...

Thomas Fire Causes Power Outages, Air Quality Warning across Santa Barbara

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A power outage plunged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties into darkness Monday night, less than one week before the start of fall quarter...

Del Playa Rentals’ James Gelb Charged in Slur-Filled Confrontation

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief After Del Playa Rentals proprietor James Gelb hurled a barrage of homophobic slurs toward Isla Vista Community Services District Board President Ethan Bertrand...