Tuesday, January 23rd 2018

Santa Barbara Should Invest In Fiber Optic Internet

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Jack Ucciferri, runner-up to be the city council member representing Santa Barbara’s sixth district this past year, advocated for building fiber optic...

California Should Have a Pension for Frugality

Richard Zierer Pensions for UC employees are at record highs. An LA Times article reports more than 5,400 UC retirees collected pensions worth $100,000 or...

Redesigning State Street

Kendall Murphy Staff Writer About 60 architects gathered at Santa Barbara’s City Hall to design a re-imagined State Street during the weekend of Oct. 21. With many...

California Needs to Fight Fire With More Air Power

Andrew Melese Opinions Editor Over the past 25 years, California has greatly increased its capacity to combat fires. Yet, over the same period, more acres were...

California’s Bullet Train Should Not Bite the Bullet

Andrew Arias Voted into law on the 2008 ballot, California is still in the process of building its much-anticipated bullet train. The high-speed railway, which...

Ignore Megyn Kelly

Kendall Murphy Staff Writer After leaving her primetime show on Fox news in January, Megyn Kelly became a host on NBC’s “Today” show, where she delivers...

Let Undocumented Immigrants Live Without Fear

Andrew Arias In retaliation to Trump’s call for more deportations of undocumented citizens, California State Senate President Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) introduced a bill...

Harvey Weinstein and Hollywood’s Sexual Harassment Culture

Elizabeth Cook The New York Times released an article on Oct. 5 packed with evidence and allegations of sexual assault perpetrated by Harvey Weinstein. The...

Trying to Ban Guns Again Won’t Solve Anything

Rick Zierer After the tragedy last week in Las Vegas, many politicians and commentators argue that guns are the source of violence and that the...

Trump Should Stop Using Twitter to Discuss North Korea

Lauren Baker Donald Trump continues to unleash his inflammatory rhetoric on Twitter, this time attacking one of his own cabinet members. On Oct. 1, Trump...