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Tuesday, June 2nd 2020

Smartphone Review: Apple, Samsung, and Huawei

Steven Jin With a new iPhone and dozens of new Samsung Galaxy models being released every year, choosing a device out of the myriad of...

New ‘Samsung Pay’ App Coins a Different Way to Pay

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration By Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Samsung may be late to the mobile wallet party, but it sure made a head-turning entrance. Samsung’s new...

Two Sides to a Story: Instagram Creates Culture of ‘Sampling’ Other Social Media Platforms

Spencer Wu Staff Writer A feature where people can post Stories on their feed headlines photo-sharing app Instagram's newest update. The update's similarity to Snapchat’s Story feature,...

Building A Faster Future: Private Aerospace Company Hosts Hyperloop Contest and UCSB Students Take...

Miguel Rodriguez Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator Numerous groups of students from the University of California, Santa Barbara and abroad are participating in a competition...

Samsung Impresses Users with Unveiling of Galaxy S9

Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer Samsung’s Galaxy S9 has attracted much attention from people all over the world since the beginning of 2018, and details of the...

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...

Facebook Removes Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 9, Facebook announced that it will remove content from its site that provides instructions for 3D printing firearms. This...

Reddit Use May Be Good for Mental Health, Study Shows

Sabrina Bui Reddit has gained a notorious reputation online and offline: the website is infamous as a hub for users who support unsavory topics such...

Student Email Accounts Moving from Office 365 to Google Suite

Victoria Penate Staff Writer The UCSB U-Mail Migration Project Team will transition all student email accounts from Office 365 onto Connect Google Suite for Education between...

SpaceX Impresses with the Falcon 9 Rocket

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer After minor difficulties and two delays, SpaceX finally launched a single core of their  anticipated Falcon 9 rocket along with two subsidiary...