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Wednesday, January 20th 2021

The Phenomenon of Destructive Wildfires in California

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor The fall months of September to December are typically considered “peak” months of California’s annual fire season. For the past few...

Apeel Sciences: The UCSB Technology Management Start-Up That Could

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Apeel Sciences is a U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Technology Management Program-based startup that develops plant-based, edible preservatives. According to the United Nations...

World War III: The Battle of the Intelligences

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer Given the strides made in technology since the end of World War II, and with the degree of political unrest which largely...

Sir Anthony Cheetham Becomes UCSB’s First Knighted Professor

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter Sir Anthony Cheetham of Manchester, a materials chemistry research professor here at U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB), is set to receive...

Three Questions with Professor Bob Anderson On the Joys of Accounting

Suchetha Reddy Contributing Writer A stigma surrounds economics because of its reputation as a difficult major. But how difficult is it really? In this interview with...

Giving Thanks for Science

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer In a world plagued by global environmental crisis, political unrest, and communities living in extreme poverty, it’s easy to be pessimistic. Cynicism...

Five Questions with Lecturer Gregory Jarrett on Philosophy

Christine Ho Layout Editor Gregory Jarrett is a continuing lecturer in the religious studies department as well as the philosophy department at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)....

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2019

Christine Ho and Bradley Kahn Layout Editor and Contributing Writer It’s almost Black Fri-YAY, fellow Gauchos! Whether you’re looking for some in-store retail therapy to decompress...

The Struggle Against Styrofoam Use in Isla Vista

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what personal impact you could have on your local environment? In areas where structural change and policy are...

A Spotlight On UCSB’s Flourishing Physics Department

Nicole Luu Contributing Writer The physics department at UCSB has grown into one of the largest undergraduate physics departments in the U.S., due in large part...