Monday, October 21st 2019

Student Activism Reclaims Energy, Power in Struggle for Climate Justice

Patrick Sheehan Staff Writer Following in an Earth Day tradition pioneered this year in Santa Barbara, a pair of student activist campaigns teamed up to educate...

Fracking up the Environment: Organization Urges Public to Ban Hydraulic Fracturing in California

Kyle Skinner Staff Writer Photo by Kyle Skinner The Santa Barbara Public Library hosted an information session on hydraulic fracturing, otherwise known as "fracking," put on by...

UCSB Ranks 2nd Among Top 500 Science Universities

Allyson Werner Staff Writer The University of California, Santa Barbara has placed second among the top 500 universities in the world according the Centre for Science...

Keystone XL Pipeline Construction Back on the Drawing Board, States Review Pros and Cons

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter On Monday, the State Department moved one step closer toward its decision on whether it will build a controversial international pipeline...

Students Attempt to Keep ‘Rack City’ out of Harvard

Kyle Skinner Staff Writer With spring quarter in full effect, many students are looking forward to the many events happening on and around the University of...

Gun Control Debate Spans the Nation

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter On Monday, the Supreme Court decided not to give its opinion on the constitutionality of New York’s notoriously strict gun laws amid...

CALPIRG Raises Awareness About Student Loan Interest Debate in Washington, D.C.

Cheyenne Johnson Staff Writer Photo by Cheyenne Johnson The student organization CALPIRG held a press conference at the University of California, Santa Barbara last Thursday, April 11,...

Recent Heat Waves Related to Global Climate Change, California Rain Cycle Affected

Nicholas Hong Sporadic climate changes are common in the state of California, but busy day-to-day life and activities that ignore the potential consequences on the...

Supreme Court Apprehensive In Decision Making Regarding Proposition 8

Alec Killoran Staff Writer It isn’t often that the Supreme Court decides to hear a case that it doesn’t want to hear, but that seems to...

Undocumented Immigration Policy Up for Debate in Senate

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter Congressional gridlock over immigration reform may be near its conclusion this week, as senators on a special working committee finish overhauling...