Friday, October 19th 2018

New Commuter Train Poses Transportation Alternative for UCSB Staff

Peter Bayerle A new commuter train service running through Santa Barbara and Ventura County opened up on Mon., April 2, making public transit an increasingly...

Annual Economic Forecast Summit Talks Trade and Mexico

Peter McMaster Economists, businesspeople, and diplomats gathered in Granada Theater on Tuesday to discuss the findings of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project in global, national,...

Vigil Held for Great Return March Victims

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer A vigil organized by UCSB Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) and People Organized for the Defense and Equal Rights of Santa...

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...

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...

Santa Barbara Gang Injunction Provokes Protests, City Council Continues Discussion

Cheyenne Johnson Staff Writer Concerned community members filled the Santa Barbara City Council meeting on May 14 to protest the SB Gang Injunction, a referendum that...

UCSB Classes Canceled Amid ‘Very Unhealthy’ Air Quality

Gwendolyn Wu and Shomik Mukherjee Editor-in-Chief and News Editor UPDATE Dec. 7, 7:10 p.m.: Chancellor Henry T. Yang has announced all Friday classes at UCSB are canceled,...

News in Brief: Jan. 10 to Jan. 23

CAMPUS The Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity, Undocumented Student Services, MultiCultural Center, and UC Immigrant Legal Services Center are kicking off the 2018...

News in Brief: Nov. 9 to Nov. 15

CAMPUS A single male bicyclist was the subject of a bike accident in front of Girvetz Hall on Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m., hitting his...

VRVC Aims to Uphold UCSB’s Storied Student Registration History

Morgan Avezedo Although voter registration numbers were below average this year due to a decreased interest in midterm elections, the Voter Registration Volunteer Coalition (VRVC)...