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Thursday, February 25th 2021

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...

Isla Vista Is More Than Just Last May

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Last Monday, May 11, on what I’d originally assumed would be a night like any other, I received a text message from...

Give Greek Life Its Privacy

Aurash Jalalian Illustration by Robert Perez Between the sexual hazing incidents at Indiana University and the tasteless Kanye Western party at UCLA last week, Greek life has...

Flavor of the Month: Why It’s Suddenly Trendy to “Care” About Isla Vista

Mathew Burciaga Layout Editor In 2003, the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury issued a report titled “Isla Vista: Take Charge” that aimed to raise awareness of...

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...

Give Me Liberty, or Give Me Death with Dignity

Khanh Tran Brittany Maynard was only 29 years old when she discovered that she had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. After exhausting all of...

Santa Barbara Should Invest In Fiber Optic Internet

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Jack Ucciferri, runner-up to be the city council member representing Santa Barbara’s sixth district this past year, advocated for building fiber optic...

The Federal Government Should Step In for Flint

Hannah Juley As if the 2014 Flint water crisis was not bad enough for the residents of Flint, Michigan, now over 8,000 homes are facing...

Arming Teachers is Not the Answer

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer In the current dialogue surrounding gun control it seems that most everyone is calling for more and more gun laws; Florida Gov....

Professors Should Provide Accommodations For Midterms During COVID-19

Kayla Curtis-Evans Staff Writer Midterms can be stressful enough for college students tackling multiple classes at once, as...