Saturday, September 21st 2019

Thomas Fire Causes Power Outages, Air Quality Warning across Santa Barbara

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief A power outage plunged Santa Barbara and Ventura counties into darkness Monday night, less than one week before the start of fall quarter...

Carbajal Raises Alarm at UCSB Over GOP Tax Plan

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor A major Republican tax overhaul, if passed by the United States Senate, will make it tougher for college students to receive...

Researchers Unsure How Exactly to Decommission Holly

Lauren Marnel Shores Campus Beat Reporter To Goleta residents and University of California, Santa Barbara students, Platform Holly, a charmingly named oil rig just off the...

Del Playa Rentals’ James Gelb Charged in Slur-Filled Confrontation

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief After Del Playa Rentals proprietor James Gelb hurled a barrage of homophobic slurs toward Isla Vista Community Services District Board President Ethan Bertrand...

Walk-In Medical Marijuana Dispensary Coming to Santa Barbara

Nkechi Ikem A local man will open a medical marijuana dispensary in downtown Santa Barbara after he was granted approval to do so by the...

Law Enforcement Releases Memo on Sexual Assault, Violent Crime Policy

Madeleine Lee Campus Beat Reporter The University of California, Santa Barbara Police Department and the County of Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office have released an official Memorandum...

March for Science Takes Santa Barbara By Storm

Lauren Marnel Shores On Earth Day, a crowd of 4,000 gathered downtown as the Santa Barbara community showed their support during the Santa Barbara March...

Uncertain Financial Future for NPR and KCRW

Ethan Jones Staff Writer In his recent address to Congress, President Donald Trump announced a new budget which aims to increase defense funds while slashing money...

Santa Barbara Educators’ Forecasts on Betsy DeVos

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter The resistance of Betsy DeVos’s confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Education was a rock throw short of a riot. Senate...

Santa Barbara Residents Endeavor to Stand with Standing Rock

Aryana Sherzai Staff Writer After months of impassioned protests, resistance against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline continues to grow. Across the nation, people are voicing their...