Monday, September 16th 2019

Earth Day is More Important Now than Ever

Madison Kirkpatrick Staff Writer Earth Day was Monday, April 22. Previously a very celebrated holiday (at least for me and my friends), it seems to have...

Being Arab-American at UCSB

Hana Churay The international community comprises 12 percent of the undergraduate population at UCSB, with a vast array of ethnicities and international students coming from...

Missing the “Target”: New State Street Location is Welcome but Flawed

Madison Kirkpatrick and Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writers Growing up in Northern California, my daily commute consisted of passing parks with green grass, huge trees, and a...

An Environmental Science Minor Would be Major

Noe Padilla Staff Writer When I was first applying to universities, the only school I wanted to go to was UCSB, and it was because of...

The Truth About Being a Chinese International Student

Daniel Gao According to the 2018–2019 UCSB Campus Profile, within the international student population of the whole campus, 73 percent of international students have come...

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...

Deltopia, Ten Years Later

Jonathon Lebo Laws both influence and are influenced by society. 2019 marks the tenth year since the Santa Barbara county ban on Floatopia, the annual...

The Problem with Disarming Campus Police

Madison Kirkpatrick A.S. Senate unanimously passed a resolution calling for the complete disarmament of campus police, on the grounds that students should no longer fear...

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the Draft

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

Explaining the Drop in UC Applications

Madison Kirkpatrick An article published by KSRO revealed a recent drop in UC applications for the first time in many years. UCSB is lucky that...