Saturday, September 21st 2019

I.V. Pastor Speaks out Against Methodist Church Ban on Same-Sex Marriage, LGBTQ+ Clergy

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Isla Vista’s University United Methodist Church community spoke out against the Methodist ban on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ+ clergy after...

IVCSD Appoints First Woman of Color to Serve on Board

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter UCSB undergraduate Kristie Nguyen was appointed as the new Director of the Isla Vista Community Services District Board (IVCSD) on...

Grant Awarded to Expand I.V. Community Garden

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter The University United Methodist Church has been awarded a grant of $11,090 from the Isla Vista Community Services District (IVCSD)...

Santa Barbara Works to Tackle Homelessness

Amanda Knight Over 500 volunteers came together between 5 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 24 to participate in the Point-In-Time Count, a survey of...

Isla Vista Citizen’s Academy Aims to Unite Community Members and Law Enforcement

Jessica Reincke Staff Writer Last Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Isla Vista Community room, the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department hosted its first ever Isla Vista Citizen’s...

A.S. Senate Votes to Support Extending Voting Rights To Non-Citizens in Isla Vista

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter Earlier this January, the Associated Students (A.S.) Senate passed a resolution to support extending voter rights to non-citizens in Isla...

Universitywide Policing Town Hall Addresses Community Questions

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On Wednesday, Jan. 30, the UCSB Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs organized a town hall on the "Task...

Local Organizations Continue Efforts to Protect Students from Drug Abuse

Jessica Reincke Last month, 56-year-old drug dealer and Goleta resident Daniel Lee Harris was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and heroin for the...

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Forum Addresses Controversial Collaboration with ICE

Dominick Ojeda Multimedia Beat Reporter On Tuesday, Dec. 4, the Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department held its annual public forum regarding their collaboration with ICE agents in...

HOPE 805 Promotes Mental Wellness and Community in the Wake of Natural Disasters

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter This past weekend the Camp Fire, California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire to date, was officially contained, but the emotional...