Tuesday, November 21st 2017

SpaceX Shoots for Stars from Lompoc

Madison Hallam The first orbital class rocket capable of being reused was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Lompoc last Monday. The rocket belongs...

A Refresher on Net Neutrality

Ameen Hussaini Staff Writer In March, the Trump administration made clear that it intended to undo Obama era net neutrality rules. Although many people are aware...

Tides Have Turned with New Shark Deterrents

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Beachgoers traumatized from hearing about the recent great white shark sightings and attacks in Santa Barbara should have less to...

Drones: A Nuisance or an Advancement?

Jackie Caldwell When you hear the word “drone,” what comes to mind? The remote-controlled camera-carriers from Best Buy? The way your high school physics teacher...

New Apps Help Students and Schools Combat Sexual Assault

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor From kindergarten to college, schools are starting to embrace the use of smartphone apps to protect students against sexual assault....

UCSB Students in Running to Design Hyperloop

Quincy Lee Staff Writer How fast can you transport something from L.A. to San Francisco? Engineering students at UCSB are building a pod that could go...

Student App Encourages People to Go “Owt”

Jack Shea Staff Writer Isla Vista is unique in its party scene, where one might find themselves dashing between four or five events in a single...

Streamlining the UCSB Library’s Databases

Shomik Mukherjee Executive Managing Editor In a digital world, libraries are oft-pressed to adapt to changing times — and the University of California, Santa Barbara library...

SpaceX Successfully Landed a Rocket — Now What?

Kin Ho Staff Writer SpaceX, the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company, made history just last week by successfully landing a rocket back on...

Yuval Noah Harari Warns UCSB Algorithms are Taking Over

Ariel Dankner Yuval Noah Harari, Israeli professor at the Department of History of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and author of the international bestseller "Sapiens:...