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Sunday, August 9th 2020

Breaking the Stigma – And the Silence: Undocumented Students Rally for UCOP and Community...

Madeleine Lee Hundreds of undocumented students from nine of the ten University of California campuses congregated at a recent official UCOP press conference to voice...

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...

Senate Passes Historic Elections Code Reform, Students Speak on Andres Sanchez’s Death, Support of...

Gwendolyn Wu AS Beat Reporter Students streamed into Associated Students Senate’s Oct. 14 meeting in support of the elections code reform that aims to revamp parties...

Financial Feasibility Report: Can IV Sustain Self-Governance?

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Madeleine Lee The consulting firm Economics & Planning Systems, Inc. (EPS), in collaboration with Berkson Associates, presented their...

Gov. Brown Signs Assembly Bill 3

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Gov. Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 3 on Oct. 7, nearly a month after the California State Legislature passed...

Vandals Remain at Large: St. Michael’s Church Members Discuss Vandalism, Inclusiveness, and Social Justice

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo by Nicholas Hatsios St. Michael’s University Church members are still puzzled as to who and why someone would vandalize...

‘Del Playa’ Film Incites Protests Among Students, Legality of Filming Questioned

Gilberto Flores News Editor Photo Courtesy of Berger Bros Entertainment.  The scheduled release of a horror film inspired in part by the May 23, 2014 Isla Vista...

Tropicana Apartments Purchase Jeopardizes $50,000 in Revenue for IVRPD

Hector Sanchez Castaneda Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photo courtesy of Tropicana Gardens The University of California’s recent purchase of the Tropicana Apartments in Isla Vista has put...

Santa Barbara Says #ShellNo to Arctic Drilling

Mathew Burciaga Executive Managing Editor Local residents, environmental activists, and government officials rallied at Goleta Beach this past Saturday, July 18 in protest of Shell’s proposed...

Plains Pipeline Questioned in Oversight Hearing

Gilberto Flores News Editor Photo by Benjamin Hurst, Photo & Multimedia Editor Several parties involved in the cause, response, and clean up of the Refugio Oil Spill...