Sunday, November 17th 2019

Never Again? or Never Mind

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer Associated Students election results came out, the new Apple Watch was released, and Isla Vista Earth Day celebrations were in full swing;...

Writing Better Requirements or Riding Into Failure

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer University requirements can often feel threatening to students forced to take courses outside their major. When a political science major is forced...

High Demand for Classes Isn’t Always Classy

Kyle Roe Staff Writer Other than unbridled alcoholism, few problems are more academically harmful, ideally avoidable, and unsettlingly common among college students than the inability to...

Students Should Make Waves When It Comes to the Drought

Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Imagine a California limited to three-minute showers, dry swimming pools, and reliant on buying bottled water to stay hydrated. According to environmental...

Want to Fix Isla Vista and Protect Your Reputation? Throw a Concert.

Sam Goldman Opinions Editor It’s no secret why last Halloween’s Delirium and this weekend’s Warm Up concerts exist: to draw student enthusiasm and rowdiness away from...

Napolitano—“This Crap” Pays Your $570,000 Base Salary

Isabelle Geczy News Editor If the director of a system dismisses the people that system is intended to serve, which is broken—the director, or the system? In...

UCSByak: The Most Fun You Can Have Hurting Our Reputation

Taylor Nguyen It is true: we all suffer a little from a case of FOMO, otherwise known as “fear of missing out.” Fortunately, to satisfy...

Amidst Isla Vista Shooting Hoax, Misinformation is the Real Danger

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator Social media has brought about its fair share of benefits, all of which are worthy of recognition....

Letter to the Editor: Our Struggle Will Not Be Silenced

To the UCSB Community: During our Black Student Union’s Week of Action, January 12th – ­16th, several posters were set up along bike paths on campus....

Community Debate: Are Application Numbers a Good Measure of UCSB’s Quality?

There’s Much More Hiding in the Shadow of 85,208 Applications Thea Cabrera Montejo The 5 percent increase of applicants that University of California, Santa Barbara received...