Tuesday, November 21st 2017

Why Humans are Such Peculiar Animals

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer “Why are humans such peculiar animals?” This is the question that Doctor Cecilia Heyes of the University of Oxford is trying to...

The Human Environmental Geographer

Jack Shea Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara geography professor David López-Carr received the research excellence award at the American Association of Geography's April 2017...

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...

Fat: A Genetic Puzzle

Jack Shea Staff Writer The American Council on Exercise considers approximately 10 to 20 percent body fat a healthy fat percentage range for optimal functioning in adults....

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...

Southern California’s Rattlesnake Season is Here

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Rattlesnakes can be one of the more dreaded aspects of outdoor recreation. Though these animals are beautiful, they are poisonous when they...

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...

Prepare for the Eta Aquarids Shower

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Apr. 29 marked 100 days of the Trump administration. But on a larger scale, this date also marked International Astronomy...

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...