Saturday, January 20th 2018

UCSB to Proceed with “Flexible” Fall Finals Schedule

Gwendolyn Wu Editor-in-Chief Despite multiple petitions from students, Chancellor Henry Yang announced Friday evening that fall finals would proceed as scheduled. In a memo sent to the...

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...

UCSB Ranks Fourth in List of Best Schools for Financial Aid

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter When it comes to offering freshmen financial aid, the University of California, Santa Barbara earns top marks from The Student Loan...

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...

Students Demand For ‘A Free RCSGD’

Jeremy Levine Deputy Editor Student representatives from the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity and affiliated groups presented a list of six requests on Friday...

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...