Monday, November 20th 2017

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...

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...

UCSB Researchers Receive Grant to Study Kelp

Maya Rapoport Using previous studies on kelp, a team of researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara are developing new technology and techniques to...

Southern California’s Rattlesnake Season is Here

Andrew Melese Staff Writer Rattlesnakes can be one of the more dreaded aspects of outdoor recreation. Though these animals are beautiful, they are poisonous when they...

Prepare for the Eta Aquarids Shower

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Apr. 29 marked 100 days of the Trump administration. But on a larger scale, this date also marked International Astronomy...

UCSB Surfers Catch Waves During the Full Moon

Stephani Anderson The night of the full moon has a mysterious aura. Some superstitions say that a full moon will make you go into labor...

Terry Tempest Williams Wraps Up Arts & Lectures’ National Parks Series

Emma McKay Terry Tempest Williams, activist, author, and environmentalist, spoke Apr. 12 at Campbell Hall in the final lecture of The National Parks Series...

Oroville is Alarming for Other Dams

Maddy Buie It’s no surprise that after years of low rainfall, the recent storms in California have created a water-related crisis. Earlier this month in Oroville,...

Siddhartha Mukherjee Talks Genes at Campbell Hall

Amariyanna Anderson Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee is a professor, physician, biological scientist, and a renowned author. Mukherjee attended Stanford University, University of Oxford, Harvard Medical School,...

Going Over the Environmental and Financial Wall Costs

Kayli Walker Staff Writer In addition to the social issues surrounding immigration reform, President Donald Trump’s wall will have massive environmental and economic impacts if constructed....