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Monday, September 21st 2020

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...

Campus Sexual Assault Victims Need University Support

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer This month, a judge ruled that a University of California, San Diego student accused of sexual assault was unfairly punished by the...

Studying the Humanities, What’s the Point?

Joshua Lee It’s that time of the year for incoming juniors and those overdue undeclared majors. Yes, I’m talking about choosing a major. It’s something...

UC Audit Puts Profits Ahead of Students

Aurash Jalalian Staff Writer On March 29, California State Auditor released a one-hundred-plus page audit revealing that the UCs were making the college application process more...

Free Speech, But Not Free Harassment

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator We UCSB students take pride in attending such a diverse school — but part of attending one...

Religious Progress in I.V. Is a Sign of Hope

Chelsea Viola Staff Writer Isla Vista religious leaders congregated on Monday, May 2, in solidarity with the LGBT+ community, condemning the hate and prejudice that all...

Let’s Appreciate the Last Lecture You’ll Ever Have to Sit Through

Gwendolyn Wu Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator Despite protests at UC Berkeley to replace Bill Maher as commencement speaker due to previous Islamophobic comments,...

The Serengeti

The start of a new year and classes also heralds the beginning of the newest round of

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Accept the Application Process

Lila Li As an international student, going to college in an new country is never easy. I studied in an international division of a high...

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...