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Thursday, June 4th 2020

The Struggle Against Styrofoam Use in Isla Vista

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what personal impact you could have on your local environment? In areas where structural change and policy are...

Sprague Butterfly Pavilion Presents “Butterflies Alive!” Exhibit

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has brought back its “Butterflies Alive!” exhibit, where visitors can explore a garden...

Dive Into Plant-Based Sustainability With These Easy Recipes

Raymond Matthews Staff Writer Odds are that at some point you’ve had the misfortune of meeting the fearsome, self-righteous, super vegan that you thought only existed...

Seal Pup Washes Up on Anacapa Beach

Kyle Dent A few days ago, a small seal pup washed up on the shore of one of UCSB’s beaches, near the Chi-5 residence cluster....

Celebrating Earth Month in Santa Barbara

Victoria Penate As spring quarter continues and natural surroundings continue to bloom, Earth Day (April 22) approaches. This year’s Earth Day festivities will be more...

Approaching Zero Waste: How Composting Can Accelerate Green Progress

Annette Ding Co-News Editor Last Saturday at noon, the A.S. Department of Public Worms (DPW) and the Santa Barbara County Resource Recovery & Waste Management Division...

Animals of Santa Barbara

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor As most Santa Barbara residents know, it’s easy to find new ways to appreciate the natural beauty of our natural environment. Whether...

A Guide for a Sustainable Valentine’s Day

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer On Feb. 14, numerous couples will express their love for one another with mass-produced gifts and excessive public displays of affection (PDA)....

Sustainability at UCSB: A Growing Emphasis

Xander Apicella In the Princeton Review’s 2015 ranking of Green Universities, UCSB was declared first out of public universities and third out of all universities....

How To Live More Sustainably as a UCSB Student

Victoria Penate Features Editor When it comes to trading common practices for more environmentally friendly alternatives, UC Santa Barbara provides a climate of innovation and encouragement...