Monday, September 25th 2017

The Current Waitlist System Should be Put on Hold

Linus Li Staff Writer As a third year student still attempting to satisfy some pre-major requirements, I have woken up in the beginning days of recent...

The True Cost of Online Education

Jack Alegre Staff Writer The internet was a truly revolutionary invention that brought people from all over the world together, allowing for a faster and greater...

A Second Year’s Perspective On Dorming Again

Sabrina Lim I’m currently a second year living in Manzanita Village. Before moving in, I knew that Manzanita had a reputation of being “the quiet...

Don’t Expect Open Sourced Textbooks Soon

Spencer Wu Staff Writer The soaring price of textbooks concerns students every quarter. They are often very expensive and tough to resell for the amount...

Break with Tradition and Leave the Long Winter Break Behind

Spencer Wu Staff Writer After the conclusion of fall quarter, students packed their bags for winter break, a four week long hiatus from the University of...

To 700,000 and More: UC & DACA

Francisco Olvera Staff Writer During the fall quarter of my freshman year I made my way up to the eighth floor of the UCSB Library. It...

Students Could Benefit from a 24 Hour Campus Café

Sruti Mamidanna I’ve made a new friend. He’s the new tenant on the library’s first floor next to the Learning Commons café. A barista of...

Secularism Might Breed Intolerance in College Students

Michael Lin Staff Writer Studies show that young people today are becoming less religious than ever before, and many factors may very well play into this...

Do We Know What’s Up with American History?

Andrew Melese The general education requirements for a University of California, Santa Barbara student include exactly one course in American History; is that enough? Having...

Why Haven’t Free Contraception Pills Come to the UC?

Andrew Melese The University Of California, Santa Barbara does not provide contraception pills to women without a written prescription from a licensed physician. Neither does...