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University Administration Failed to Protect Students Against the Active Shooter Threat

Jade Martinez-Pogue National Beat Reporter On Nov. 18, members of the Isla Vista community began their morning with an emergency notification from the University of California...

The Rise of Plant-Based Eating

Lauren Luna Staff Writer For the past decade, plant-based eating has steadily gained popularity with the public. From Alicia Silverstone to Jay Leto, many celebrities have...

The Buffet of Democratic Opinions

Arturo Samaniego Managing Editor Like an all you can eat buffet, the Democratic primary has provided voters with a variety of options; but like a patron...

Extra, Extra! : Journalism’s Place in the Modern Vortex

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In a world where information is endlessly and vastly accessible, the role of journalism in delivering truth grows more valuable. With clickbait...

How We Fail Each Other in Addressing Sexual Violence

Sofia Lyon Contributing Writer In light of the university’s recent decision to begin their Rape Aggression Defense (R.A.D.) initiative for self-defense training, upset students have accused...

Sustainable Fashion for Unsustainable Students

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer "Fast fashion" has been around since the beginning of mass-produced retail. Coming off the runways and straight onto sale racks, fast fashion...

High Class Broke … Broqué

Alyssa Long Art Director Being a college student with expensive taste is like having an extra layer in your hierarchy of needs that never truly gets...

The Balance Between Work, School, and Play

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter Here at UCSB, it’s not uncommon to be as involved as possible. I am one of these people who are extremely...
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Hot Girl Summer to Hex Girl Fall: A Beginner’s Guide to Witchcraft

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor As we all know, witchcraft isn’t actually going to let you live out your 12-year-old, ABC Family marathon Harry Potter fever dream,...

“I’m Not Like Other Girls”

"I'm Not Like Other Girls": The Modern Quirky-Relatable Greaser Girl Lauren Luna Contributing Writer The “I’m not like other girls” cultural phenomenon is a reaction against typically...