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Friday, February 28th 2020

Rock the Vote S.B. Accused of Misleading UCSB Voters

Kyle Dent A.S. Beat Reporter On Jan. 11, the Santa Barbara Student Activist Network accused Rock the Vote S.B. of misleading potential voters to reduce voter...

Joan Hartmann Runs for Second Term as County of Santa Barbara Third District Supervisor

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter Joan Hartmann has served as the County of Santa Barbara third district supervisor for a term and is running for re-election...

UCSB Student Dies Under Contradictory Circumstances

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Benjamin Hurst, Photo Editor, and Mathew Burciaga, Executive Managing Editor Andres “Andy” Esteban Sanchez, a second year pre-biology...

Charting the Financial Damage of the Thomas Fire

Annette Ding Staff Writer It has been three months since the Thomas Fire spread through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, charring a record high of 281,893...

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)...

Update: Deceased Male Found on Isla Vista Beach Identified as UCSB Student

Annette Ding Co-News Editor Update Oct. 30: A GoFundMe page has been set up to cover the funeral costs of Alessandro Esquivel, confirming that he was a...

California’s History of Fire Prevention and Safety

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On Oct. 31, the Maria Fire ignited around 6 p.m. in Ventura County, burning close to 9,500 acres of land previously...

UCSB Sees New Migration of Bird Scooters

Alondra Sierra Isla Vista Beat Reporter On Sept. 27, residents woke up to the sight of Bird scooters nestled across numerous corners in Isla Vista, making...

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,...

Human Remains Discovered in Ocean Near Isla Vista

Annette Ding News Editor Updated on July 26, 5:50 p.m. Santa Barbara County Sheriff Kelly Hoover sent out a follow-up press release at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday...