Saturday, July 20th 2019

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...

Accommodations for Weather Changes Need to be Made to UCSB and Isla Vista Infrastructure

Jade Martinez-Pogue I came home from class, drenched in rare Santa Barbara rain because I had to make the twenty-minute walk across campus due to...

Tiny Homes for Huge Problems: Santa Barbara’s Plan to Tackle Homelessness

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Initially adopted by minimalists, tiny houses are now mainstream. They can be found on Airbnb or seen scattered around cities....

Police Ticketing Enforcement in Isla Vista Needs Reform

Addison Morris Arts & Entertainment Editor I get it. We’re a nation of laws. Without laws, society devolves into anarchy. And laws that aren’t enforced end...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...

UCSC’s Housing Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

Madison Kirkpatrick There are several factors that go into making a student’s college experience special: quality of education, level of student engagement, and, most importantly,...

Letter to a Freshman

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Dear freshman student, If you are reading this letter, then there is a high chance that you are quivering in fear of...

New Award Category Planned for the Oscars to Recognize Blockbusters

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 8, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced via Twitter that it plans to design a new...

Nepotism: Not as Important as It Seems

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter There are three hard facts of life: we all die someday, buffalo chicken cheese fries are good when you’re drunk, and...

Educate Citizens Instead of Incarcerating Them

Addison Morris Staff Writer While Santa Barbara residents prepare for the ribbon cutting at a new county jail where up to 376 inmates will receive “three...