Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Renovating the UCen is Worth the Cost

Stephani Anderson Copy Editor Associated Students President Hieu Le has proposed a renovation for the University Center (UCen), where many students go to grab a bite...

Glass-Steagall 2.0 is Necessary

Andrea Vallone Staff Writer In today’s climate, the public’s political polarization is unsettlingly prevalent (say that three times fast). So, when unlikely political playmates join forces,...

UCSB Political Parties Could Benefit From More Ideological Diversity

Jack Alegre Features Editor Which Associated Students party is best to represent the needs of a liberal, coastal college of the University of California system? Is...

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...

Nina Davuluri Is Miss America, And She’s Here To Stay

Alexandra Idzal The Miss America pageant caused quite a stir this year when Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, was crowned as the first ever Miss...

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...

Isla Vista Needs an Initiative Like “The One Warm Coat Drive”

Spencer Wu Copy Editor When a cold front or rainy weather hits Goleta during the winter months, residents know they are in for a rough time....

It’s Not Worth Our Time To Worry About Bindis At Coachella

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer According to Jezebel, this past week, Vanessa Hudgens posted a picture on Instagram with this caption: “Just dust. Everywhere. Lol #bindi marks.”...

How Football’s Concussion Problem Should be Tackled

Spencer Wu Staff Writer For years, people have associated football with intense tackling, brutes battling at the line of scrimmage and, most notably, head trauma. The...

Viral Challenges Keep Social Bonds Going

Spencer Wu Staff Writer Popular trends often come and go with little lasting impact, but the newest craze might have entrenched itself into the social media Hall...