Sunday, September 22nd 2019

OMG! Is txting ruining #English ?!

Nardin Sarkis Staff Writer Illustration by Carrie Ding, Staff Illustrator We have all heard it before—be it from our grandparents, professors, or Time magazine covers—that texting abbreviations...

Malia Obama is More Than Qualified for the Top Universities

Zoe Manzanetti What college would dare to deny the President’s daughter entry into their school? Apparently, none of them. In an article by NPR earlier...

Starbucks Sends Baristas to College to Brew Up Success

Kyle Roe Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Earlier this month, coffee conglomerate and college term paper fuel manufacturer Starbucks announced a collaboration with Arizona...

Trying to Ban Guns Again Won’t Solve Anything

Rick Zierer After the tragedy last week in Las Vegas, many politicians and commentators argue that guns are the source of violence and that the...

Educate Citizens Instead of Incarcerating Them

Addison Morris Staff Writer While Santa Barbara residents prepare for the ribbon cutting at a new county jail where up to 376 inmates will receive “three...

UCSB Isn’t Exempt from Unfair Admissions Policies

Alexander Ortiz Last week UCSB released acceptance letters to future Gauchos, capping off a tumultuous admissions season that has been rocked by accusations that a...

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....

Accommodations for Weather Changes Need to be Made to UCSB and Isla Vista Infrastructure

Jade Martinez-Pogue I came home from class, drenched in rare Santa Barbara rain because I had to make the twenty-minute walk across campus due to...

UCSC’s Housing Crisis: A Cautionary Tale

Madison Kirkpatrick There are several factors that go into making a student’s college experience special: quality of education, level of student engagement, and, most importantly,...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...