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Thursday, July 16th 2020

The Best and Worst of the Senate Candidates’ Platforms

Elijah Root-Sanchez The Associated Students Senate makes extremely important decisions for UCSB and the Isla Vista Community; however, some of this year’s senatorial candidates ran...

Increased Ordinances Have Made Halloweekend a Thing of the Past

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer Isla Vista was once home to one of the craziest Halloween parties in all of America. During this time, Isla Vista —...

Associated Students: An Educational Excursion

Student critiques Associated Students.

The Online Trend of “Toxic Positivity”

Sarah Renard Staff Writer Social media platforms are full of accounts trying to spread positivity by encouraging others and lifting their spirits with motivational quotes and...

iClickers Promote Class Conversation

Spencer Wu Staff Writer If you have taken a general education course during your academic career here at UCSB, chances are that you've come across iClicker participation...

CAPS Is an Invaluable Resource That Needs to Be Improved

Eileen Taing Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is a mental health service that is provided to all current UCSB students. It is a helpful resource...

A Jewish Take on the Apartheid Wall

Morgan Bubman It was hard to miss the giant apartheid wall constructed by the Students for Justice in Palestine that stood outside the Davidson Library. When...

Student Health is Crucial for Academic Success

Sarah Renard Nothing is more important for a student than being healthy. When a student is healthy, they can attend all of their lectures and...

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...

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...