63.8 F
Isla Vista
Wednesday, August 12th 2020

Tik Toxic: The Hidden Injustice Behind Internet Challenges

Analissa NunezContributing Writer When TikTok launched in 2018, the world was unaware of the wide popularity it would have....

Are Reality Dating Shows Problematic?

Lauren LunaStaff Writer Quarantine has given students ample time to catch up on unfinished projects, books, and most...

Horoscope Advice for Shelter-in-Place

Alexandra Wishowski Contributing Writer A Taurus is no stranger to chilling at home on...

All UCSB Academic Departments Should Allow Passed/❌ Passed Grading

Illustration by Alyssa Long // Photo by Graeme Jackson Lauren LunaStaff WriterOn April 1, UC Santa Barbara’s...

👌OK Zoomer: On Adjusting to Online Instruction at UCSB

Alice SymingtonContributing Writer “CAN YOU HEAR ME,” cries my muted professor.
graduation

A Letter to the Class of 2020

Noe Padilla News Editor For the past three weeks I thought I'd been living a dream. The idea that my senior year had ended was something...

The Effects of COVID-19 on Homesick Chinese International Students

Krystal Chen Staff Writer As of April 7, Santa Barbara county has reported steadily climbing cases of COVID-19, with the current number of cases holding strong...

Why Hasn’t the UC System Adjusted Tuition Costs?

Alexandra Wishowski Contributing Writer $6,015.40. That is the cost of my tuition for a campus I can’t even set foot on. $982.90. That is the amount...

The Truth Behind Astrology: A Debate

Nathan Vived, Graeme Jackson, and Raymond Matthews Contributing Writer, Photo Editor, and Opinions Editor Middle of the Road: I feel I should preface this section by saying...

Why Isn’t “Love, Simon” Considered Family Friendly?

Lauren Luna Staff Writer Last week, streaming service Disney+ came under fire for pulling the spinoff series of "Love, Simon" off the air. On Feb. 24,...