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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...

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,...

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department Confirms One Positive Case of COVID-19

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On the afternoon of March 15, the Santa Barbara county Public Health Department (PHD) confirmed one case of COVID-19, or coronavirus...

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...

UC Santa Barbara Shifts to Remote Instruction in Response to COVID-19

The Bottom Line Staff Report On March 10, the Office of the Chancellor sent a university-wide email informing students that, in an effort to mitigate...

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...

Proposed SBMTD Changes Will Affect UCSB and SBCC Students Alike

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer The Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District is considering reducing service lines 15x, 20, and 21x. If approved, the changes would go into...

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...

Three UCSB Fraternities Now Shut Down

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter When the University of California, Santa Barbara chapter of Nu Alpha Kappa lost its campus recognition in March, it marked...

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...