Saturday, October 19th 2019

From Cosby to Campus: Why We Can’t Face the Realities of Rape

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator The Bill Cosby rape allegations from 2004 have recently resurfaced. The difference this time is that people...

Isla Vista Is Not Sick

Alec Killoran Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator It is becoming tiresome to see Isla Vista consistently painted in a negative light within the community,...

UCSB Should Move into the IV Community

Bryn Lemon Staff Writer “What is UCSB doing to help?” “Can’t the school fix this?” Every time an incident occurs in Isla Vista, students, parents, and international...

UCSB Should Nurture, Not Take Over, Isla Vista

Sam Goldman Opinions Editor Isla Vista, the densely-packed unincorporated half square mile that is our home, is undoubtedly one of the most unique locales in the...

Registering to Vote: It’s Not the Messenger But the Message That Counts

Becca Ou Staff Writer Over a week has passed since the voter registration deadline, and the University of California, Santa Barbara hopes to continue its trend...

How Not to Advertise Your Club

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer For the duration of the first two weeks of the quarter, large signs dominated by images of targets and firearms were proudly...

“Better Together:” Why Jack Johnson’s Performance Brought the Community Closer

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer Masses of students and faculty crowded around the stage set up in Storke Plaza on Oct. 8 to witness an uplifting memorial...

We Gaucho Back: Unity in Tragedy

Isabelle Geczy Friday night, week eight. The normal flurry of midterms and essays had passed, with only the last push of finals ahead in our futures....

Navigating Isla Vista’s Recent Tragedy as a Student Photojournalist

Mark Brocher As an amateur photojournalist, never has any story I was covering affected me so profoundly and deeply as the Isla Vista shootings. For me,...

The Humanities Are Far From Dead

Jen Atkinson Staff Writer Amid the continual bombardment of demanding questions and social influences that circle around in a college student’s head on a regular basis,...