Saturday, December 7th 2019

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...

Do Your Part by Completing Course Evaluations

Eliseo Manzo The post-midterm lull has set in, as winter courses wrap up before the inevitable stress-inducing caffeine binge that is finals week at UCSB....

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...

5 Tips for Being a Rad Roommate

Steven Jin Unless you have enough disposable income to rent your own place and live alone while attending UCSB, it’s more than likely that you...