Tuesday, November 21st 2017

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...

A Refresher on Net Neutrality

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer In March, the Trump administration made clear that it intended to undo Obama era net neutrality rules. Although many people are aware...

STD Rates Reach All Time High in Santa Barbara County

Alyssa Smith California is number one in STDs, according to a recent study by the Center for Disease Control, California has more reported cases of...

UCSB Researchers Receive Grant to Study Kelp

Maya Rapoport Using previous studies on kelp, a team of researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara are developing new technology and techniques to...

Santa Barbara Becomes a “Bee City”

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The Santa Barbara city council on Tuesday, Sept. 19 unanimously passed a resolution to join the Bee City program, a...

Tides Have Turned with New Shark Deterrents

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Beachgoers traumatized from hearing about the recent great white shark sightings and attacks in Santa Barbara should have less to...

Water Wars: The Battle of Oprah

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Montecito’s water rights became national news after media reports said that Susan Geston, actress and producer, publicly questioned the amount...

Drones: A Nuisance or an Advancement?

Jackie Caldwell When you hear the word “drone,” what comes to mind? The remote-controlled camera-carriers from Best Buy? The way your high school physics teacher...

New Apps Help Students and Schools Combat Sexual Assault

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor From kindergarten to college, schools are starting to embrace the use of smartphone apps to protect students against sexual assault....

UCSB Students in Running to Design Hyperloop

Quincy Lee Staff Writer How fast can you transport something from L.A. to San Francisco? Engineering students at UCSB are building a pod that could go...