Wednesday, October 16th 2019

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...

College Students Need Basic Economic Knowledge

Jason Garshfield Staff Writer UCSB students have many general education (G.E.) requirements. If you’re in the College of Letters and Science at the University of California,...

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...

Letter to the Editor: UCSB GSA Formal Statement of Solidarity for Racial Equity

The Graduate Students Association of UC Santa Barbara stands in solidarity with student activists opposing discrimination on campuses around the country and taking political...

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...

The Imbalance of Coverage in American Protests

Cameron Speltz Staff Writer On Jan. 2, an armed citizen militia took over a federally owned building in a remote corner of Oregon, and, as of...