Sunday, February 18th 2018

Can Students Keep Living on the Edge in I.V.?

Anais Tournier For UCSB students, cliff and beach erosion have become problems too large to ignore. The California Coastal Commission estimated that over just the...

Mega Moon Reveal Tomorrow Morning

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Early Wednesday morning, a rare combination of lunar events will cause Earth’s moon to glow unlike it has since 1866....

Amazon’s Vision for a New Shopping Experience

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer After a year of preparation, Amazon opened the world’s first checkout-free store, Amazon Go, in Seattle on Monday, Jan. 22. Customers in...

Ice Deposits on Mars Could Help Supply Human Civilization There

Minh Hua A recent discovery of ice deposits on Mars made by a geologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) could put humanity one...

Mudslide Outlook for 2018 in Santa Barbara County

Ethan Jones Staff Writer Nearly two weeks after a rain-induced mudslide swept through Montecito, officials have confirmed over 20 deaths and 127 homes destroyed. The damages...

Santa Barbara County Files Lawsuit Against Plains All-American Over 2015 Refugio Oil Spill

Jessica Gang Almost two and a half years after the Refugio oil spill, the County of Santa Barbara has filed a lawsuit against the...

Uber Plans to Elevate its Services to the Skies

Mia Pollini Staff Writer Transportation technology company Uber recently announced that, by 2020, Los Angeles will be one of the first cities to experience a new...

Good Dog Finds Bad Ants on Santa Cruz Island

Carolina Watts Staff Writer A labrador retriever named Tobias is one of the lead conservationists fighting against a potentially-disastrous Argentine ant infestation on Santa Cruz island....

FCC Approves Next Generation TV ATSC 3.0 Standards

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approved use of ATSC 3.0, a new technological standard that will improve picture and audio quality of...

Pregnancy Changes a Mother’s Brain

Krystal Chen A study published in the journal "Nature Neuroscience" found that, over the course of a pregnancy, women undergo structural and functional alterations orchestrated...