Monday, June 17th 2019

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...

Talking to Parents about Politics

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer For the last few years politics has become increasingly polarized, with activists on both extremes of the political spectrum. With the ideological...

Police Ticketing Enforcement in Isla Vista Needs Reform

Addison Morris Arts & Entertainment Editor I get it. We’re a nation of laws. Without laws, society devolves into anarchy. And laws that aren’t enforced end...

Young Americans Are Making Their Political Voices Heard

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor The year 2018 has been one of political upheaval and, perhaps surprisingly, much of that unrest has been caused by high school...

It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green — But We Have to Try

Stella Delgado At UCSB, every eco-friendly student confidently totes around their sticker-covered Hydro Flask and metal straws that tell the world that they care about...

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...