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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

An (Un)documented Controversy About News Bias

Gwen Wu Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau On Jan. 3, the Santa Barbara News-Press ran a front page story with the headline “Illegals line up for...

Registering to Vote: It’s Not the Messenger But the Message That Counts

Becca Ou Staff Writer Over a week has passed since the voter registration deadline, and the University of California, Santa Barbara hopes to continue its trend...

‘P’ Stands for Planet: Stop Fracking in Santa Barbara County

Michael Voloshin Illustration by Amy Chase You walk outside with a mask concealing your nose and mouth. If you had walked out without one, you would...

Banning Fracking Is Not the Solution to Our Energy Problems

Sirarpi Topchyan Fracking can be beneficial to Santa Barbara. There, that statement is out there now. Fracking has become a word loaded with negative connotations,...

Police Cameras Are a Temporary Solution to a Permanent Problem

Alec Killoran Police are like toddlers given access to deadly weapons, and we as a citizenry have been very irresponsible parents.  Of course, this is...

It’s Only Our Future: Why Keystone XL Pipeline Should Not Be Built

Isabelle Geczy If you haven’t heard about the Keystone XL Pipeline yet, then you better start listening. Our collective future is at stake. The Keystone XL...

In the Name of Almighty Xenu, Let Us Begin This Town Board Meeting

Sam Goldman Staff Writer Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator “We thank you, Allah, for the opportunity to be here. Okay then, first on the agenda…" How many...

Why Americans Are Rushin’ to Mock Russia

Jamie Brannan Illustration by Amanda Excell, Staff Illustrator Logic would lead one to believe that when Russia spends $50 billion on the Sochi Winter Olympics, event...

Even the Supreme Go Out of Style: The Political Ramifications of a Failure to...

Kelsey Knorp The history and development of the United States of America as a nation has been inarguably characterized by constant ideological evolution, the likes...

Sore Losers, Serious Consequences of the Government Shutdown

Caley Seaton Staff Writer “The time has come for those legislators who cannot cope with the reality of our democracy to get out of the way,...