Sunday, November 17th 2019

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...

Let Full-Time NCAA Athletes Be Part-Time Students

Linus Li Marketing Director Year after year, there have been debates regarding whether National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) student athletes should be required to maintain full-time...

Senator Feinstein is No Longer the Progressive We Need

Nkechi Ikem Senator Dianne Feinstein announced earlier this month her run for a sixth term in Congress. Feinstein has spent 25 years representing California in the...

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...

Editor’s Note: Commemorating the Isla Vista Tragedy

This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB...

Out of Senseless Tragedy Came Personal Growth and the True Face of a Community

This story is part of a commemorative issue on the third anniversary of the 2014 Isla Vista killings, where a resident killed six UCSB...

Finding Solidarity in Dissimilarity

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer “In a class in the city centre of my town, 91 percent of the children are Muslims. Obviously, this is a problem. There...

America’s Heritage is Richer than Cornel West Believes

Jack Alegre Staff Writer “Donald Trump is as American as apple pie” wrote Cornel West on Facebook on Apr. 25, 2017. “He’s an expression, an articulation,...

New York’s Free College is Flawed, But One Step Forward

Hannah Juley The announcement of the state of New York introducing the Excelsior Scholarship program has been met with mixed emotions across the nation. While...

The Current Waitlist System Should be Put on Hold

Linus Li Staff Writer As a third year student still attempting to satisfy some pre-major requirements, I have woken up in the beginning days of recent...