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Saturday, July 11th 2020

Isla Vista Celebrates Earth Day With Earth-Friendly Festivities

Marissa Perez Staff Writer Photo by John Clow Isla Vista Earth Day drew a crowd of both University of California, Santa Barbara students and community members from...

UCSB’s Armenian Student Association Holds Commemoration Events for the 98th Annual Remembrance of the...

Nura Gabbara Staff Writer Photo by Nura Gabbara A genocide remembrance march, candlelit memorial, and commemoration composed the 98th Annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration, held Thursday, April 25, at the University...

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...