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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

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...

A Vote in Favor of Compulsory Voting

Zoe Manzanetti Staff Writer Election day has come and gone and many Gauchos probably didn't even notice. It’s a day that gets overshadowed by Dia de...

Rate Your Professors Yourselves

Julius Koch Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator As the fall quarter gets under way at the wonderful University of California at Santa Barbara, many students...

Social Media Tracking by Law Enforcement Requires Transparency

Armon Dhillon The Boston Police Department recently decided not to go through with their proposed 1.4 million dollar software program that would monitor people’s social...

Sore Losers, Serious Consequences of the Government Shutdown

Caley Seaton Staff Writer “The time has come for those legislators who cannot cope with the reality of our democracy to get out of the way,...

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...

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...

Candid News: A Graphic Necessity

Shomik Mukherjee Staff Writer As I watched the video of Michael Slager, a South Carolina police officer, gun down Walter Scott, I was struck by two...

Tackling Domestic Abuse in the NFL

Becca Ou Staff Writer The end of summer marks the return of football. Year after year, polls continue to reaffirm the popularity of the sport. Yet...

Supreme Court Should Know: Actions Have Consequences

Zoe Manzanetti Staff Writer Imagine you’re in the 7th grade, a time of bullies, teasing and awkwardness, and you’re playing around with your friends, and you...