Wednesday, October 16th 2019

Snap Out of Panic Over Snapchat’s New Look

Spencer Wu Copy Editor Many users have been fired up about the new Snapchat update. The photo and video messaging app has received heavy criticism for...

The Unofficial National Holiday

Eileen Taing Super Bowl — those two words mean a variety of things to different people. For non-football fans, the Super Bowl might be a...

The New, Expensive Portola Could Threaten UCSB’s Diversity

Addison Morris In fall 2017, UCSB opened its newest dining hall, the modern Portola Dining Commons — the result of $20 million and four years...

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...

Memes: Friend or Foe?

Minh Hua As college students often handle heavy study loads and an uncertain future, memes are a much-needed alternative to drugs. There is something exquisitely...

How Far Should #MeToo Go?

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The #MeToo movement continues to make a stir on social media and arouse public awareness of sexual harassment and assault after the...

To Surf or Not to Surf After the Rain

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Hillsides above Montecito charred by the Thomas fire gave way after heavy rainfall on Jan. 9, resulting in mud and...

Let Full-Time NCAA Athletes Be Part-Time Students

Linus Li Marketing Director Year after year, there have been debates regarding whether National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student athletes should be required to maintain full-time...

Students Would be Thankful for Another Day Off

Spencer Wu Copy Editor According to the approved 2017-2018 University of California, Santa Barbara academic calendar, fall quarter, with three days off, has more holiday time...

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....