Wednesday, October 16th 2019

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...

Engaging Humanities Program Launches, Aiming to Increase Student Success in the Humanities

Annie Huang Staff Writer With majors in humanities on a nationwide decline, the Engaging Humanities program aims to inform incoming UCSB freshman and transfer students about...

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...

Amazon Storefront Opens in Isla Vista

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer A new Amazon storefront on 6533 Trigo Road is likely to be a convenient addition to Isla Vista’s oceanfront community. The storefront...

Lean on Me: New Hotline Gives Struggling Students Someone to Talk to

Annie Huang Staff Writer Last Monday, April 29, UCSB opened its own chapter of Lean On Me, a national nonprofit organization that provides anonymous student-to-student text-based...

Voter Registration Volunteer Coalition at UCSB Aims to Increase Midterm Election Turnout

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter For one campus organization at UCSB, Halloween isn’t the only date on their mind this October. The other one is Oct....

2019 Queer and Transgender People of Color Conference Stresses Inclusion, Acceptance, and Building a...

Noah Treiman Contributing Writer On the weekend of May 18, the Associated Students Queer Commission, in collaboration with the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity...

UC Academic Lecturers Seek Improved Working Conditions

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter Academic lecturers play a key role in faculties across the UC system, can be found in any academic department, and teach...

UCSB International Students Advisory Board Provides Needed Representation on Campus

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Established in winter 2018, the International Students Advisory Board (ISAB) advocates for the academic support and intercultural competency of international students...

iClickers and UCSB Students Have a Love-Hate Relationship, Study Finds

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief With thousands of students purchasing iClickers for class every year, one question seems to weigh heavily on many minds: why do students purchase...