Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

UCSB Students, Senators Condemn White Supremacy Following Charlottesville Rally

Lauren Marnel Shores and Shomik Mukherjee Campus Beat Reporter and News Editor In response to a weekend ‘Unite the Right’ rally in Charlottesville, Virginia that turned...

Regents Meeting Preview: State Audit Woes and Collective Bargaining

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter The University Of California Board of Regents will meet next Tuesday through Thursday at UC San Francisco for their bi-monthly board...

Obama Announces Aid for Drought, UCSB Environmentalists Plan Awareness Program

Allyson Werner National Beat Reporter President Barack Obama offered tens of millions of dollars in aid on Friday, Feb. 14, to California, where a lack of rain and...

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...

Trial of Transgender Bathrooms

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter Last week, the Trump administration implemented a reversal of legal protections allowing transgender students to use whichever public school bathroom corresponds...

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,...

Obama Administration Supports Marriage Equality

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter The Department of Justice offered the federal government’s first legal support for the right to gay marriage last week in an...

UC Diversity Initiative Aims To Increase Faculty Employment of Underrepresented Groups

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter The University of California announced on Sep. 26 that it will dedicate more than $7 million in funds per year...

Refugio Oil Spill: Pipeline Company Had History of Safety Violations, Wildlife Affected

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Photo courtesy of Andrew Westerman An oil pipeline ruptured and sent thousands of gallons of crude flowing toward the ocean at Refugio...

White House Calls Out College Campuses on Sexual Assault Prevention

Judy Lau Staff Writer After a series of highly publicized rapes on college campuses, the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault released...