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A.S. EVPLA: Public Notice About Proposed Amendment to County Noise Ordinance

To the Isla Vista community, The Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs (EVPLA) has worked for years to promote a positive relationship...

Op-Ed: The Problem with Thanksgiving

Brian Clearwater Religious Studies Lecturer The problem with Thanksgiving is that it celebrates a real event in isolation from the fuller context of history. While it’s...

Op-Ed: A Letter to Janet Napolitano in the Name of Religious Tolerance

Hi Janet,           I saw the recent schedule change the UC system adopted in order to accommodate the Jewish holidays and was overjoyed. I'm not...

Op-Ed: Why We Have Not Yet Published Anything on the Isla Vista Shooting

This post was updated on May 28, 2014. As The Bottom Line Editorial Board, we would like to address the inaccuracies in this Op-Ed, clarify...

Letter to the Editor: Our Struggle Will Not Be Silenced

To the UCSB Community: During our Black Student Union’s Week of Action, January 12th – ­16th, several posters were set up along bike paths on campus....

Letter to the Editor: Wikileaks Documents Reveal a Rigged Democratic Party

Grant Marcus They say it is difficult to beat the house, or break the dealer, when talking about gambling. But now, apparently, in a rigged...

Letter to the Editor: Why No One Should Work for Customs and Border Protection...

By Lily Cain, EVPSA Policy Analyst, and Oscar Zarate, EVPSA General Campus Organizer/IDEAS Member Around the New Year, the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement...

Letter to the Editor: VOCEROS Reforms

In 2015, the University of California, Santa Barbara was declared an HSI, a Hispanic-Serving Institution, meaning that 25% or more of the student population...

Letter to the Editor: A Hollow Victory for the Jewish Community

Margaux Gundzik Last night, UCSB’s student senate met to discuss and vote on a student-written resolution calling for the divestment from companies that aid the...

Letter to the Editor: Education and Mental Health in the Formative Years

Lillian Cain EVPSA Policy Analyst The United States’ first experiment in solitary confinement was based on a Quaker belief that the best way to rehabilitate criminals...