Monday, June 17th 2019

The True Cost of Online Education

Jack Alegre Staff Writer The internet was a truly revolutionary invention that brought people from all over the world together, allowing for a faster and greater...

Support Isla Vista’s Independence This Election Day

Jeremy Levine Staff Writer Isla Vista residents have an opportunity to decide the future of their self-governance this election day. Since the 1970s, students and community...

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...

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...

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...

The Strange Obsession With ‘Making the Most’ At College

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor I realized a few days into my freshman year that I was already struggling not to fail. I had been told,...

Engage Rather than Reject Ben Shapiro

Matthew Lee Staff Writer After great controversy and backlash, the University of California, Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Senate approved College Republican’s proposal to fund a talk...

Fracking is Harmful But Maybe Not as Much as You Think

Raveen Sivashanker Recently the fracking controversy has drilled its way to Southern California as the Environmental Defense Center, a nonprofit dedicated to environmental protection in...

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....

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...