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Tuesday, April 7th 2020

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...

Earth Day is Every Day at UCSB

Anais Tournier Staff Writer Situated near the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Santa Barbara Channel, UCSB is located in one of the most beautiful regions of...

Orcas: Not Doing So Whale

Shiloh Kluding Although the release of "Blackfish" in 2013 spurred some public concern for orcas in captivity, wild orcas remain threatened by human encroachment. Off...

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...