Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

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,...

Thomas Fire Evacuation Shelter Set Up at UCSB Rec Center

Shomik Mukherjee News Editor The multi-activity court (MAC) at the UCSB Recreation Center will serve as an evacuation shelter for those displaced from their homes by...

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...

News in Brief: Nov. 1 to Nov. 7

CAMPUS Libertarian student organization Young Americans for Liberty will host a public debate on Wednesday about whether abortion is an ethical practice. The event, titled “The...

News in Brief: Oct. 25 to Oct. 31

CAMPUS The Associated Students Senate approved at the Oct. 25 meeting a wellness vending machine containing contraceptive products that will be built at the...

News in Brief: Oct. 18 to Oct. 24

CAMPUS Former University of California, Santa Barbara student Daniel Chen was sentenced Friday to 36 years in prison for kidnapping, beating, and raping a UCSB...

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...