Monday, January 20th 2020

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...

UCSB Bias Response Team Speaks Volumes About Free Speech

Jason Garshfield As UCSB students were hunkering down for finals last week, the new Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Margaret Klawunn, sent two emails to...

Reconciling Anti-Semitism with Free Speech

Jason Garshfield Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Amid growing concerns about anti-Semitism on University of California campuses, there have been calls for the UC system...

Reversal of One-Child Policy: The Damage is Done

Mimi Liu Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Beijing officially announced the end of China’s one-child policy on Oct. 29, and the start of a new...

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...

IV Self-Governance Carries “Big Brother” Rhetoric

Jason Garshfield Will self-governance be good or bad for Isla Vista? I can’t say. What I can say, however, is that the rhetoric surrounding self-governance...

The Problem With Satire? Us.

Cameron Speltz On Tues., Oct. 13, the Democratic Party held its first debate for the 2016 presidential election. On the following Sat., Oct. 17, Saturday...