Saturday, January 18th 2020

“I’m Not Like Other Girls”

"I'm Not Like Other Girls": The Modern Quirky-Relatable Greaser Girl Lauren Luna Contributing Writer The “I’m not like other girls” cultural phenomenon is a reaction against typically...

Letter to the Editor: Using Tax Revenue from Legal Cannabis to Address the College...

Lurking beneath the ballooning student debt crisis is a shadow crisis of ever-growing non tuition costs, ranging from housing to food to textbooks. These...

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

UCSB Isn’t Exempt from Unfair Admissions Policies

Alexander Ortiz Last week UCSB released acceptance letters to future Gauchos, capping off a tumultuous admissions season that has been rocked by accusations that a...

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the Draft

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

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...