Monday, September 25th 2017

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...

UCSB Surfers Catch Waves During the Full Moon

Stephani Anderson The night of the full moon has a mysterious aura. Some superstitions say that a full moon will make you go into labor...

Student App Encourages People to Go “Owt”

Jack Shea Staff Writer Isla Vista is unique in its party scene, where one might find themselves dashing between four or five events in a single...

Terry Tempest Williams Wraps Up Arts & Lectures’ National Parks Series

Emma McKay Terry Tempest Williams, activist, author, and environmentalist, spoke Apr. 12 at Campbell Hall in the final lecture of The National Parks Series...

Streamlining the UCSB Library’s Databases

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor In a digital world, libraries are oft-pressed to adapt to changing times — and the University of California, Santa Barbara library...

SpaceX Successfully Landed a Rocket — Now What?

Kin Ho Staff Writer SpaceX, the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, made history just last week by successfully landing a rocket back on...

Yuval Noah Harari Warns UCSB Algorithms are Taking Over

Ariel Dankner Yuval Noah Harari, Israeli professor at the Department of History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author of the international bestseller "Sapiens:...

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...

The Seven Orbitings of a Dwarf Star

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor In a much anticipated press conference, NASA announced the latest breakthrough in space observation. Scientists located an entire system of...

Oroville is Alarming for Other Dams

Maddy Buie It’s no surprise that after years of low rainfall, the recent storms in California have created a water-related crisis. Earlier this month in Oroville,...