Wednesday, January 23rd 2019

Is UCSB’s Party School Reputation Fading?

Tomas Palpallatoc On Sept. 10, U.S. News’ education section revealed their ranking for “2019’s Top Public Colleges and Universities,” on which UCSB placed fifth overall and...

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 Double Standards of Cultural Appropriation

Morgan Bubman If you’ve been anywhere near social media within the past two months, you’ve seen the circulating “cash me outside” meme. If you’ve been...

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....

Malia Obama is More Than Qualified for the Top Universities

Zoe Manzanetti What college would dare to deny the President’s daughter entry into their school? Apparently, none of them. In an article by NPR earlier...

Esports Are Becoming Increasingly Relevant in Universities and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Are video games a waste of time? According to the growing number of students across the United States that possess esports scholarships,...

Don’t Call me a Cunt Unless You’re Conversing With My Vagina

Lily Cain Associated Students Beat Reporter There are always things we remember the most about award shows, and they aren’t necessarily the awards themselves. From terrible...

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...

#MeToo Movement More Relevant Than Ever

Charles Stock Over the course of the past year, the #MeToo movement has made global headlines and has led to the fall of a number...

Annual ‘Earth Day’ Will Not Save Earth

Jack Betz April 22 was Earth Day. It’s safe to assume that to many, it passed without notice. Earth Day originated in the aftermath of the...