Thursday, February 22nd 2018

One Year of Trump in One Hour: The State of the Union

Jack Alegre Features Editor With the State of the Union, the President of the United States has the span of an hour to offer up rebuttals...

The New, Expensive Portola Could Threaten UCSB’s Diversity

Addison Morris In fall 2017, UCSB opened its newest dining hall, the modern Portola Dining Commons — the result of $20 million and four years...

Renovating the UCen is Worth the Cost

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor Associated Students President Hieu Le has proposed a renovation for the University Center (UCen), where many students go to grab a bite...

Late Classes Should Never Be the Only Option

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor Surprisingly enough, there are classes starting at 8 p.m. and ending at 10 p.m. at UCSB, which works well for some students...

Memes: Friend or Foe?

Minh Hua As college students often handle heavy study loads and an uncertain future, memes are a much-needed alternative to drugs. There is something exquisitely...

Democrats Lose in Shutdown Bid over DACA

Jacob Wong President Trump signed a short-term spending bill last Monday, effectively bringing an end to the three-day government shutdown that commenced the previous Friday....

How Far Should #MeToo Go?

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The #MeToo movement continues to make a stir on social media and arouse public awareness of sexual harassment and assault after the...

Facebook’s Algorithm Revamp Could Make it the Greatest Social Media

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer In a Facebook post on Jan. 11, Mark Zuckerberg announced a new focus for Facebook’s algorithm: facilitating meaningful human-to-human connections. This shift...

To Surf or Not to Surf After the Rain

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Hillsides above Montecito charred by the Thomas fire gave way after heavy rainfall on Jan. 9, resulting in mud and...

Let Full-Time NCAA Athletes Be Part-Time Students

Linus Li Marketing Director Year after year, there have been debates regarding whether National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student athletes should be required to maintain full-time...