Tuesday, November 21st 2017

Monarch Butterfly Species is at Risk

Carolina Watts A massive 70-mile blob flew over Denver, Colorado and baffled the National Weather Service (NWS); originally, many people thought that it was an unknown...

The Future of Community Choice Energy in Santa Barbara

Hannah Maerowitz A recent study found that a Community Choice Energy (CCE) plan would not be economically worthwhile in Santa Barbara county. However, the Board...

The Plight of the Western Snowy Plover

Tanner Walker Staff Writer The Western Snowy Plover returned to its beachfront home in Los Angeles this spring after nearly 70 years of absence. The small...

Climate Change Will Reshape Isla Vista

Jackie Caldwell If trends of rising sea levels continue, coastlines could look radically different, even within our lifetimes. Due to melting land ice and the expansion...

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

Seals Die from Harmful Algae Bloom

The Bottom Line Staff Report Spring brings about flourishing plant life in the ocean as well as on land. Phytoplankton blooms off the coast of...

Santa Barbara Celebrates Earth Day

Skyler Melnick Do you find yourself constantly seeking out flower meadows in search of the perfect Instagram picture? Do you ever walk across campus, look...

U.S. Forest Service Cancels Gaviota Fuel Break Plans

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer The U.S. Forest Service has thrown out the plan for the construction of a six mile and 300 feet-wide fuel break going...

Superbloom Springs Into California

Tanner Walker Staff Writer After years of drought conditions, heavy rainfall this winter created a "super bloom" of wildflowers across the desert regions of California. From the...