Wednesday, May 23rd 2018

Local Health Warning to Avoid Raw Fish May Not Be a Threat in I.V.

Nicholas Torrano In response to mudslide debris being dumped into local oceans, Santa Barbara County has announced a public health warning advising residents to avoid...

Locals Criticize Carbajal for Government Shutdown Vote

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter Congressman Salud Carbajal, who represents Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties, came under fire for voting for a spending bill...

Trains, Planes, but Not Cars

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer Severe mudslides devastated the Montecito area earlier this month, leaving at least 21 dead and more missing. The destruction of the area...

Chancellor Announces Emergency Fund for Travel Costs

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief As public safety officers work to clean up debris following the Montecito mudslides, which killed 20 and left many more homeless, many UCSB...

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...