Thursday, February 22nd 2018

Learn About Machine Learning: Google Presentation Kicks off New Lecture Series

Krystal Chen The enormous amount of data people create in the modern world is difficult to sift through. While the amount of data within our...

UCSB Professor Considers “Virtual Reality Field Trips” in the Journal Science

Eric Long Virtual reality (VR) is often thought of as a gimmick to the gaming industry, but UCSB assistant professor Douglas McCauley feels that it...

Madagascar Plagued with Bubonic Outbreak

Carolina Watts A recent outbreak of bubonic plague on the island of Madagascar’s most densely populated cities has left 67 people dead as of Oct....

Global CO2 Emissions Have Stalled for a Third Consecutive Year

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor The European Union’s Joint Research Council and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency released findings from their 2016 analysis on Oct. 20...

Summit Held at UCSB to Prevent Ships Colliding with Whales

Hannah Maerowitz A ship crew coasts into port, suddenly realizing that they’ve brought something else on shore aside from their intended cargo: remnants of a...

Monarch Butterfly Species is at Risk

Carolina Watts A massive 70-mile blob flew over Denver, Colorado and baffled the National Weather Service (NWS); originally, many people thought that it was an unknown...

SpaceX Shoots for Stars from Lompoc

Madison Hallam The first orbital class rocket capable of being reused was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc last Monday. The rocket belongs...

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...