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Saturday, March 28th 2020

The Science of Music

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Music gives us unique insights into pop culture that reflect dominant social views, shared values, stylistic trends, and even our own psychology....

UCSB Postdoc Explores Uncharted Territory in Women’s Health

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer  Sex hormones aid in the physiological transformation of the human body during various life stages such as puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. While...

UCSB Professor Studying Active Matter Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Noah Treiman Contributing Writer UCSB’s physics professor Cristina Marchetti was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her study of active matter. The NAS...

UCSB Engineering Students Design ‘Rally Rig’ to Break Physical Limitations in Filmmaking

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor The Rally Rig is a mechanical engineering (ME) capstone project designed to help those with impaired motor function be filmmakers...

George Degen Wins UCSB’s 7th Annual Grad Slam

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor On Friday, Apr. 19, George Degen — a chemical engineering grad student at UCSB — won the seventh annual Grad...

UCSB Data Science Presents An APPsolutely Amazing Showcase

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor Nearly all in attendance were from the data science club, those who were not presenting waited to see how far...

Sprague Butterfly Pavilion Presents “Butterflies Alive!” Exhibit

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has brought back its “Butterflies Alive!” exhibit, where visitors can explore a garden...

The Science of Stress

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter Whether they’re an incoming freshman or four weeks from graduation, a political science major or in the College of Engineering...

An Electric Cure to Depression

Noe Padilla and Xander Apicella Staff Writers A new method of therapy uses the physics of electromagnetism to alter brain activity. Known as transcranial magnetic stimulation...

Curie-osity Project Extends Membership to High School Students

Noe Padilla Staff Writer For the past three years, the Curie-osity Project has been giving young women the opportunity to visit labs at UCSB, interact with...