Sunday, November 17th 2019

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...

A Night Under the Stars with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Last Saturday, April 13, the night sky twinkled a little brighter as the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History hosted its monthly...

Madagascar Plagued with Bubonic Outbreak

Carolina Watts A recent outbreak of bubonic plague on the island of Madagascar’s most densely populated cities has left 67 people dead as of Oct....

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...

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...

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger: The Evolution of Pro Football Training

Coleman Gray Staff Writer Like many people, I spend my Sundays watching football…and my Saturdays, and my Mondays, and also my Thursdays too. And also, like...

Internet-connected Telescopes at Las Cumbres Observatory Allow for Celestial Discoveries Around the Globe

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor The first network of Internet-enabled telescopes is virtually in our backyard, with the Las Cumbres Observatory (LCO) situated only 2.3...

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...

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...

Man Goes Ahead to the First ‘Head Transplant’ Procedure

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator Italian surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero has plans to perform the first head transplant procedure on 30-year-old Russian...