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I HEART STEM Conference Encourages Young Women Towards STEM Careers

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Contributing Writer Although women who pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers face daily instances of sexism and exclusion, there is a growing...

The Science of Music

Raymond Matthews Opinions Editor Music gives us unique insights into pop culture that reflect dominant social views, shared values, stylistic trends, and even our own psychology....

UCSB Postdoc Explores Uncharted Territory in Women’s Health

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer  Sex hormones aid in the physiological transformation of the human body during various life stages such as puberty, pregnancy, and menopause. While...

UCSB Professor Studying Active Matter Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Noah Treiman Contributing Writer UCSB’s physics professor Cristina Marchetti was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her study of active matter. The NAS...

George Degen Wins UCSB’s 7th Annual Grad Slam

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor On Friday, Apr. 19, George Degen — a chemical engineering grad student at UCSB — won the seventh annual Grad...

UCSB Data Science Presents An APPsolutely Amazing Showcase

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor Nearly all in attendance were from the data science club, those who were not presenting waited to see how far...

Sprague Butterfly Pavilion Presents “Butterflies Alive!” Exhibit

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has brought back its “Butterflies Alive!” exhibit, where visitors can explore a garden...

The Science of Stress

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter Whether they’re an incoming freshman or four weeks from graduation, a political science major or in the College of Engineering...

An Electric Cure to Depression

Noe Padilla and Xander Apicella Staff Writers A new method of therapy uses the physics of electromagnetism to alter brain activity. Known as transcranial magnetic stimulation...

Data Science Project Showcase Awards Innovative and Impactful Projects

Xander Apicella Staff Writer The student-run Data Science @ UCSB group held a project showcase on Apr. 17, to show off the projects members have been...