Monday, June 17th 2019

“Cancel Culture” Should be Cancelled

Noe Padilla Staff Writer Over the past few weeks, James Charles, a YouTuber in the beauty community, has been a prevalent topic of discussion throughout the...

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...

UCSB Has No Business Moving Past Economics

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor About one year ago, I sat in my first economics class at the University of California, Santa Barabara. I was filled with...

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...

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...

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...

Missing the “Target”: New State Street Location is Welcome but Flawed

Madison Kirkpatrick and Jade Martinez-Pogue Staff Writers Growing up in Northern California, my daily commute consisted of passing parks with green grass, huge trees, and a...

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....

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 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...