Sunday, November 17th 2019

Letter to a Freshman

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter Dear freshman student, If you are reading this letter, then there is a high chance that you are quivering in fear of...

#SaveStudentNewsrooms: The Value of Student Journalism

The Bottom Line Editorial Board 2017-2018 Unfortunately, dark times for student media around the country drove The Bottom Line to publish its second editorial in...

Editorial: More Costly than it Seems

The Bottom Line Editorial Board 2017-2018 This year’s Associated Students election will present UCSB students with a rare opportunity to dramatically increase student fees which...

The Flu Shot Less Taken

Shomik Mukherjee Opinions Editor For five cold, miserable days last February, I was pinned — quite literally — to the sheets of my bed. It was...

How Millennials Read the News

Madeleine Lee Staff Reporter Google the word “millenial” and it will politely tell you that you spelled it wrong. Google the word “millennial,” with two n’s...

The Merits of Civil Protest at UCSB

Teni Adedeji The recent University of California, Santa Barbara career fair drew protesters from the Latinx community and its allies, as many stood holding signs...

Trump’s Supporters Aren’t as Crazy As You Think

Jason Garshfield Staff Writer Why do so many people support Donald Trump? For a long time, I couldn’t figure it out — and I pride myself...

The Misguided Expectations of UCSB Clerical Staff

Michelle Nuñez Alvarez My parents instilled in me that if you’re not satisfied with something in your life, fight to make it better. Yes, all...

The Moral Necessity of Prison Divestment

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Recently, the University of California sold around $30 million worth of stock it held in private prison companies. Though the official reason...

UCSB’s Contraceptive Effort is Anti-Pro-Life

Jason Garshfield Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator  You wouldn’t ordinarily expect Health and Wellness to put in a funding request for a vending machine...