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The Problem with Police Body Cameras

Zoe Manzanetti Staff Writer There’s a new sensation that’s sweeping the nation: police body cameras. Dozens of cities across the U.S. have decided to attach small...

Trigger Warnings? Better Than Russian Roulette

Aurash Jalalian Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Recently, many prominent figures have been firing shots at trigger warnings and the oversensitivity of college students as...

Deltopia, Ten Years Later

Jonathon Lebo Laws both influence and are influenced by society. 2019 marks the tenth year since the Santa Barbara county ban on Floatopia, the annual...

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...

An Environmental Science Minor Would be Major

Noe Padilla Staff Writer When I was first applying to universities, the only school I wanted to go to was UCSB, and it was because of...

GE Requirements Lack Real-World Relevance

Gwendolyn Wu Campus Beat Reporter Almost everyone who arrives on this campus is required to take general education classes, the number of which varies depending on...

The Strange Obsession With ‘Making the Most’ At College

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor I realized a few days into my freshman year that I was already struggling not to fail. I had been told,...

Holi is Sacred, But Cultures Can be Shared

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Growing up, I never really cared for Christmas. We sometimes had a tree in our home and got presents, but I suppose my...

Editorial: More Costly than it Seems

The Bottom Line Editorial Board 2017-2018 This year’s Associated Students election will present UCSB students with a rare opportunity to dramatically increase student fees which...

DeVito’s Endorsement is Entertainment, Not Politics

Spencer Wu When well-known individuals arrive on campus, heads turn and ears perk. This was the case when actor Danny DeVito from The Lorax, Batman...