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Thursday, June 4th 2020

The Importance of Humor in Politics: Why We Need Last Week Tonight

Michele Sinfield The political world within cable news has long been dominated by the red-faced pundits of channels like CNN and Fox News, often conducting...

In the Eye of the Beholden: A message in defense of the female...

Embrace your flaws and don't let advertisements fool you.

“I’m Not Like Other Girls”

"I'm Not Like Other Girls": The Modern Quirky-Relatable Greaser Girl Lauren Luna Contributing Writer The “I’m not like other girls” cultural phenomenon is a reaction against typically...

High Schools Should Prepare Students for College

Karisma Davis I hated high school. I try not to use the word hate often because I believe that hatred is a very strong emotion...

Why China Should Be a Reminder about U.S. Hegemony

Jack Alegre Staff Writer Murmurs are rising with the United States sending a delegate to attend a conference for China’s ambitious “One Belt, One Road” program,...

What the Walter Scott Case Says About Police Brutality

Hannah Juley The Walter Scott case of April 2015 recently made headlines again when Michael Slager pleaded guilty to charges that he violated the slain...

The Rise of Plant-Based Eating

Lauren Luna Staff Writer For the past decade, plant-based eating has steadily gained popularity with the public. From Alicia Silverstone to Jay Leto, many celebrities have...

Tiny Homes for Huge Problems: Santa Barbara’s Plan to Tackle Homelessness

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Initially adopted by minimalists, tiny houses are now mainstream. They can be found on Airbnb or seen scattered around cities....

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...

The Truth Behind Astrology: A Debate

Nathan Vived, Graeme Jackson, and Raymond Matthews Contributing Writer, Photo Editor, and Opinions Editor Middle of the Road: I feel I should preface this section by saying...