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Tuesday, April 7th 2020

UCSB Graduate Students Strike for COLA in Front of Storke Tower

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor On Thursday, Feb. 27, more than 1,000 graduate students, undergraduates, and faculty members at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) rallied in front...

The Fight for COLA: From UCSC to UCSB

Kyle Dent Assistant News Editor Since September 2019, UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) graduate students have been fighting for a Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in order to be...

UCSB Faculty March With Graduate Students in Support of COLA

Andrew Hernandez Investigative Beat Reporter Faculty, staff, and students of UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) marched from Storke Tower Thursday afternoon, marking the first official day of...

The History of UCSB’s Black Studies Department

Kyle Dent Assistant News Editor As a research university that joined the University of California (UC) system in 1944 and later expanded to the remnants of...

Board of Supervisors Creates Law to Allow Residents to Sell Homemade Meals

Lauren Luna Staff Writer On Jan. 28, the Santa Barbara County board of supervisors made a unanimous decision to implement a law allowing independent vendors to...

State of California Formally Apologizes for WWII Japanese Internment With Day of Remembrance

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter Governor Gavin Newsom and the California state assembly unanimously declared Feb. 19 as the Day of Remembrance for the Japanese American...

A Look Into Bruce Porter’s Campaign for Third District Supervisor of Santa Barbara County

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter Independent candidate Bruce Porter is running for the Third District supervisor seat in the 2020 primary elections, which will take place...

A Look Into Joan Hartmann’s Reelection Campaign for Third District Supervisor of Santa Barbara...

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter March 3 will mark the date of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors' primary election, with candidates Joan Hartmann,...

A Look Into Karen Jones’ Campaign for Third District Supervisor of Santa Barbara County

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Karen Jones is running for Santa Barbara County's third district supervisor as an independent candidate on a platform of personal responsibility, individual...

UC Regents Propose Plan for UC Tuition Hike

Huiwen Jia and Noe Padilla Contributing Writer and News Editor At the Jan. 21-23 University of California (UC) Regents Board meeting, the topic of a tuition...