Monday, October 21st 2019

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...

What It Means to be on the International Student Advisory Board

Phuong Bui Contributing Writer I still remember my very first day in the US as an international student, when I got so confused at the cashier...

UCSB Isn’t Exempt from Unfair Admissions Policies

Alexander Ortiz Last week UCSB released acceptance letters to future Gauchos, capping off a tumultuous admissions season that has been rocked by accusations that a...

Letter to the Editor: Using Tax Revenue from Legal Cannabis to Address the College...

Lurking beneath the ballooning student debt crisis is a shadow crisis of ever-growing non tuition costs, ranging from housing to food to textbooks. These...

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...

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...

The Problems That International Students Face

Erika Shinoda Contributing Writer Hello! My name is Erika Shinoda. I was born and raised in Japan in a very rural area where no one could...

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 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...

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....