Saturday, December 7th 2019

Student Employees Deserve a Living Wage

Raymond Matthews In a bold new resolution, UCSB’s Associated Students (A.S.) Senate is setting a new standard by demanding a “minimum living wage” for all...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

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...

I.V. During Winter Break Was Indeed Vacant

Addison Morris Arts & Entertainment Editor Imagine all the primo parking you could ever want. Imagine the streets of I.V. doubled in size without any cars....

Ranking of the Dining Commons

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor It is a well-known fact that campus dining is an integral part of college life. For some, the quality of food in...

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....

Esports Are Becoming Increasingly Relevant in Universities and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Are video games a waste of time? According to the growing number of students across the United States that possess esports scholarships,...

The Teen Mental Health Crisis in America

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Recently, a news article published in the Santa Barbara Independent highlighted the growing prevalence of a trend that has begun to alarm...

The University of California System Needs Affirmative Action

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Over the past few weeks, the court case SFFA v. Harvard has dominated national headlines and forced the issue of admissions-based affirmative...

Talking to Parents about Politics

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer For the last few years politics has become increasingly polarized, with activists on both extremes of the political spectrum. With the ideological...