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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

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...

Why Society Is No Better Off with the BlackLivesMatter vs. BlueLivesMatter Competition

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer On Saturday, Dec. 20, Ismaaiyl Brinsley killed two New York City police officers, Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, in an ambush shooting...

College Football is Booming, But Players Can’t Touch the Money Bowl

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Though most Americans vow to bring about change in their lives at the start of a new year, there are some traditions...

An (Un)documented Controversy About News Bias

Gwen Wu Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau On Jan. 3, the Santa Barbara News-Press ran a front page story with the headline “Illegals line up for...

Learning to Code Allows Us to Understand the Tools of the Future

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Illustration by Amy Chase The future is coming fast. We're far past 1984–the year in which the future was set in the famous...

Coding is the Cursive of Today

Sirarpi Topchyan Remember that primary school teacher who insisted that you needed to learn cursive because you’d use it all your life? Now that you’re...

From Cosby to Campus: Why We Can’t Face the Realities of Rape

Lexi Weyrick Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator The Bill Cosby rape allegations from 2004 have recently resurfaced. The difference this time is that people...

UC Tuition Hikes Take Us One Step Closer to the Loss of Public Education

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator I was interested to learn a couple weeks ago that the schools in the University of California...

Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death with Dignity

Khanh Tran Brittany Maynard was only 29 years old when she discovered that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. After exhausting all of...