Friday, September 20th 2019

UCSB Students Respond to Obama’s Immigration Stance

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter During the 2014 State of the Union Address on Tuesday, Jan. 28, President Barack Obama spoke about a variety of issues...

Three Killed, Five Injured During Shooting in Maryland Mall

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter A gunman opened fire at the skate shop Zumies in a mall near Baltimore, Md., on Saturday, Jan. 25, killing two...

Obama Announces Changes to NSA’s Phone Surveillance Program

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter President Barack Obama announced on Friday, Jan. 17, that he would instigate significant changes to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) phone surveillance...

Former Israeli Prime Minister Dies, US and Palestine Continue Diplomatic Efforts

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced on Saturday, Jan. 11, that the Palestinian people would not back down from their goal to establish...

Health Care Site Experiences Severe Glitches

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Controversy over the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and its accompanying website has plagued Congress since the federal government...

Affordable Care Act Sparks Controversy on UCSB Campus

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter The government reopened on Wednesday, Oct. 16, and, as a result, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, has...

Nobel Peace Price Awarded to Chemical Weapons Group in Syria

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter The government shutdown, which has left many Americans perplexed and concerned for the state of the federal government, has largely distracted...

Government Shuts Down Due to Severe Bipartisanship

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator The United States government shut down on Monday, Sept. 30, when the Republican-controlled House and the...

Not Guilty Verdict Triggers Protest From Many Americans

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer from Florida who, on Feb. 26, 2012, fatally shot Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager...

Recovery Begins After Tornado Hits Moore, Okla.

Taylor Griffith Staff Writer A massive tornado devastated Moore, Okla., on May 20, leveling a large portion of the city and leaving many wounded and several...