Tuesday, June 18th 2019

Open Access Publishing is the Future

Xander Apicella Staff Writer On Feb. 28, the UCs canceled their subscription with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, to pursue Open Access (OA) for all...

Being Arab-American at UCSB

Hana Churay The international community comprises 12 percent of the undergraduate population at UCSB, with a vast array of ethnicities and international students coming from...

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...

An Environmental Science Minor Would be Major

Noe Padilla Staff Writer When I was first applying to universities, the only school I wanted to go to was UCSB, and it was because of...

The Truth About Being a Chinese International Student

Daniel Gao According to the 2018–2019 UCSB Campus Profile, within the international student population of the whole campus, 73 percent of international students have come...

Deltopia, Ten Years Later

Jonathon Lebo Laws both influence and are influenced by society. 2019 marks the tenth year since the Santa Barbara county ban on Floatopia, the annual...

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...

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the Draft

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

Do Your Part by Completing Course Evaluations

Eliseo Manzo The post-midterm lull has set in, as winter courses wrap up before the inevitable stress-inducing caffeine binge that is finals week at UCSB....

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...