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What Kind of Music Should the Grammys Be Rewarding?

Julius Koch The task of reviewing music is in itself incredibly difficult. Knowing enough about music and its composition is an important prerequisite, but the...

UCSByak: The Most Fun You Can Have Hurting Our Reputation

Taylor Nguyen It is true: we all suffer a little from a case of FOMO, otherwise known as “fear of missing out.” Fortunately, to satisfy...

I Love the Super Bowl, and Why You Do Too

Alec Killoran Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach The 2015 Super Bowl attracted more viewers than any broadcast in the history of television. Of course, it only...

Flavor of the Month: Why It’s Suddenly Trendy to “Care” About Isla Vista

Mathew Burciaga Layout Editor In 2003, the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury issued a report titled “Isla Vista: Take Charge” that aimed to raise awareness of...

Millennials Beyond the Box Office

Nardin Sarkis Watching movies from the past is a very similar experience to opening a time capsule. Cinema has provided the incredible means to record...

Pressing for the Press

Sam Goldman Opinions Editor Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator As far as attorneys general go, Eric Holder’s pretty into civil rights and progressive policy. But there’s...

Romney’s Out; Who’s In for 2016?

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Mitt Romney just announced he will not be running for President in 2016. It would have been Romney’s third attempt for...

Amidst Isla Vista Shooting Hoax, Misinformation is the Real Danger

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator Social media has brought about its fair share of benefits, all of which are worthy of recognition....

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...

How Western News Lenses (Lack) Focus on Global Terrorism

Kristie Chairil Two gunmen rampaged through the streets of Paris, into Charlie Hebdo headquarters and killed 18 people including civilians, the magazine editor, cartoonists, and...