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Saturday, May 30th 2020

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

Extravaganza Lineup Showcases Cornerstone Music Genres

Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writer Throughout my three years here at UC Santa Barbara, I have seen A.S. Program Board bring in a variety of performers to...

Missing the “Target”: New State Street Location is Welcome but Flawed

Madison Kirkpatrick and Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writers Growing up in Northern California, my daily commute consisted of passing parks with green grass, huge trees, and a...

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 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...

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...

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...