Saturday, December 7th 2019

A Look Into UCSB’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Xander Apicella UCSB is renowned for its emphasis on research at all levels — everyone, from freshman to professor, is encouraged to make their mark....

UCSB Hosts First Kavli BRAIN Showcase

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor UC Santa Barbara hosted its first Kavli BRAIN showcase from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Jan. 18 at the Loma Pelona...

Preview: First Annual UCSB Womxn/Hacks Aims to Empower Female Programmers

Annie Huang Staff Writer UCSB will host its first hackathon specifically aimed towards women, Womxn/Hacks, this upcoming January. The event takes place over one weekend and...

Preview: Recruitment Commences for Fifth Annual SB Hacks Event

Claudia Mazur SB Hacks, an organization that organizes the biggest hackathon on campus, has begun the process of recruiting volunteers and hackers for the fifth...

Scientific Diving Certification Allows Students to Explore New Depths

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Although UCSB is well-known for its scenic surroundings, it is also proximate to some of the best diving sites in...

Former UCSB Film & Media Studies Department Chair Awarded MacArthur Fellowship

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor A poet, an analytical chemist, a violinist, and a media scholar have all won the same award. This may sound...

Big Ideas Competition Lets Students Turn Ideas Into Reality

Anais Tournier Staff Writer Over the last 12 years, Big Ideas, an entrepreneurship competition, has given University of California students opportunities to turn creative thoughts into...

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of...

One Third of the World’s Protected Areas Are Under Stress

Krystal Chen Staff Writer According to a recent study conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society, more than one third of protected lands have shown signs of...

Astrosom: Making Outer Space Accessible for Blind People

Peter McMaster Post-doc astrophysicist Greg Salvesen creates music out of astronomy data, making outer space more accessible to the blind and more engaging for non-scientists. Astrosom,...