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Thursday, July 16th 2020

Canadian Media Puts American Media to Shame and Inspires Introspection

Sirarpi Topchyan If you approached any student on campus and asked them what they remember of the media coverage in IV after the tragic events...

Meet Tor: The Misunderstood Gateway into the Dark Web

Kyle Roe In an age where governments are turning our phones and computers into tools for espionage on a scale that seems to violate our Fourth Amendment...

Supposed Police Failings Are Made a Scapegoat for Student Actions

Bryn Lemon Illustration by Amy Chase Due to the events of last year, the University of California, Santa Barbara has been under the heavy scrutiny of...

Police Are Driving in the Wrong Direction

Alec Killoran Staff Writer Imagine The Police playing a concert and getting shut down by Isla Vista Foot Patrol for violating a noise ordinance on a...

Amish Mafia and Wicked Tuna: The Depressing Downfall of Educational Television

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer Illustration by Madison Mead Anyone watching cable TV these days knows that America has some fringe interests. We like the Amish, as evidenced...

How Not to Advertise Your Club

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer For the duration of the first two weeks of the quarter, large signs dominated by images of targets and firearms were proudly...

Shifting Focus, Taking Action

Montana MacLachlan It seems to be a constant debate of “who is right” versus “who is wrong.” Too often I see students complain behind their computer...

Gender Equality Has Hit a Wall

Andrea Vallone Copy Editor Illustration by April Gau Research in gender equality has become the new black; everything is being critiqued from the Paycheck Fairness Act to...

“Better Together:” Why Jack Johnson’s Performance Brought the Community Closer

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer Masses of students and faculty crowded around the stage set up in Storke Plaza on Oct. 8 to witness an uplifting memorial...

Enough with the Faux Liberalism: Why We Can’t Just Dump the Advent of ISIS...

Maddy Kirsch Staff Writer Comedian, television host, and atheist extraordinaire Bill Maher is finding himself in the midst of a media firestorm after spending the last...