Sunday, November 17th 2019

The Problems That International Students Face

Erika Shinoda Contributing Writer Hello! My name is Erika Shinoda. I was born and raised in Japan in a very rural area where no one could...

The Strange Obsession With ‘Making the Most’ At College

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor I realized a few days into my freshman year that I was already struggling not to fail. I had been told,...

Engage Rather than Reject Ben Shapiro

Matthew Lee Staff Writer After great controversy and backlash, the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Senate approved College Republican’s proposal to fund a talk...

Fracking is Harmful But Maybe Not as Much as You Think

Raveen Sivashanker Recently the fracking controversy has drilled its way to Southern California as the Environmental Defense Center, a nonprofit dedicated to environmental protection 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....

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...

To Surf or Not to Surf After the Rain

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Hillsides above Montecito charred by the Thomas fire gave way after heavy rainfall on Jan. 9, resulting in mud and...

Top 10 Places to Visit In and Around Campus

Addison Morris Arts and Entertainment Editor Have you been looking for some good study spots or great food at UCSB? Are you wondering whether you should...

Bernie Sanders’ Jewish Heritage Isn’t a Concern

Dhiraj Nallapaneni Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Bernie Sanders’s candidacy has recently been attacked from several different vantage points. Democrats such as Hillary Clinton...

America Needs to Pay its Debts

Richard Zierer The national debt isn’t a sexy issue in contemporary American politics, but this topic should matter to all of us. America’s debt, at...