Saturday, October 19th 2019

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...

“Where’s the Bear?” Project Identifies Animals with Digital Cameras and Machine Learning

Victoria Penante A team of professors and students from the UC Santa Barbara Department of Computer Science has developed a system designed to aid ecological...

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...

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...

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)....

Severe Drought Grips Santa Barbara County, Again

Victoria Penate A large portion of California is currently experiencing abnormally dry conditions, which could potentially lead to another statewide drought. There has been a...

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...

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...

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....

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...