Monday, November 20th 2017

Why Humans are Such Peculiar Animals

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer “Why are humans such peculiar animals?” This is the question that Doctor Cecilia Heyes of the University of Oxford is trying to...

Fat: A Genetic Puzzle

Jack Shea Staff Writer The American Council on Exercise considers approximately 10 to 20 percent body fat a healthy fat percentage range for optimal functioning in adults....

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...

The Seven Orbitings of a Dwarf Star

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor In a much anticipated press conference, NASA announced the latest breakthrough in space observation. Scientists located an entire system of...

North Korean Nuclear Reactor Worries Northeast Asia

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer According to new satellite pictures, North Korea has restarted a reactor for producing plutonium in the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Institute. A Johns...

What Missing Sleep Does for a College Student

Jack Shea “I’ll stay up for an extra hour or go an extra couple of consecutive days forgoing sleep to get that assignment done...

UC’s Flagship Food Publication Marks Its Second Anniversary

Gwendolyn Wu Executive Content Editor While student publications around California extensively cover student food insecurity, agricultural innovation, and food reviews, no one does it as religiously...

UCSB Physics Professor Wins 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics

Jack Shea Lars Bildsten, a University of California, Santa Barbara professor in theoretical physics, received the 2017 Dannie Heineman Prize for Astrophysics last month. Answering...

Understanding the Sea: UCSB Undergraduate Dives into Tidal Movement Research

Soobin Lee As University of California, Santa Barbara students, we’re surrounded by an ocean paradise, spoiled with unlimited access to beautiful, panoramic views of the...

Middle East Particle Accelerator Reaches Across Borders

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer Nine nations in the Middle East are working together to develop a particle accelerator, known as Sesame. As a result of the...