Thursday, April 18th 2019

Getting Out of IV: Santa Barbara Activity Guide by Elvia Ramirez

We all have to admit, life in Isla Vista can get pretty repetitive, so if you have found yourself in this monotonous rut, there's...

A Depressing Controversy About Anti-Depressants by Emilia Dellemonico

Newspapers across the nation have once again been reporting on the question of just how happy can your Prozac make you? Researchers looking into...

Maggots: They’re Much More Than Just Ugly Little Critters by Richard Jimenez

Maggots have always gotten the bad rap for being nasty and disgusting critters who feast on dead, decomposing bodies. Nobody likes them! Nobody, except...

How to Help Prevent The Rise of New Super Bacteria by Lynnea Dally

Super bacteria – bacteria resistant to many or even all of our antibiotics – are becoming dangerously more common. Everything from deadly staph...

Is There Any Truth to The 5-Second Rule? by Michelle McLain

Applying the five-second rule will not actually decrease the risk of food contamination, according to a recent study. Yet knowing this information will...

Zicam A Nasal Danger? by Emilia Dellemonico

With colds running rampant across campus, it is only natural that rumors of the dangers of cold medicines has found a revival amongst students...

The Probiotic Craze: Bacteria That’s Actually Good For You by Michelle McLain

Has your mother ever told you, “Don't forget to take your vitamins?” Probably. But most likely, she has never said to you, “Don't...

Curbing The Common Cold by Richard Jimenez

Contrary to popular belief, the common cold, also known as upper respiratory infection, is caused by a virus and not by bacteria. According to...

How To Be A Healthy Omnivore

Writer: James Mrohs Humans are ultimately omnivorous creatures. A recent UC Berkeley study found that meat eating in our ancestors was necessary for our evolution....

Taking The Meat Out Of Your Lasagna by Richard Jimenez

WHY DO IT? "How could you let me eat these sweet animals?" asked Ramona to her mother at a childhood age. At a small age...