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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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...

Professor Rod Garratt Discusses Cryptocurrency and the Decline of Cash

Minh Hua Staff Writer Last Wednesday, student-run organization Blockchain at UCSB hosted a discussion that UCSB Professor Rod Garratt led about the role central banks could...

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....

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:...

Vine is Dead, and Twitter Killed It

Spencer Wu Staff Writer Parent company Twitter recently announced the closing of its once revolutionary app, Vine. Conceived in 2013, the application catered to the youth...

Google Tightens Hold on Digital Ad Industry With New Policy of Automatically Blocking Ads

Jessica Gang Staff Writer On Feb. 15, Google implemented a new ad-blocking policy that aims to automatically block ads that fail to comply with the new...

Zab Zab: The Ultimate House Party App

Carmiya Baskin Staff Writer Zab Zab, a new app that connects party-goers with party hosts, is coming to UCSB. Derived from the Polish word zabawa, meaning...

Develop Software Skills with Collaborate Workshops

Annie Huang Staff Writer Collaborate of the College of Letters & Science have started hosting quarterly software workshops for the spring quarter. The workshops are held...

CS Department Advocates Undergraduate Peer Tutoring

Xander Apicella Staff Writer UCSB Computer Science Undergraduate Tutor Program (UT) has been around since 2017, and Diba Mirza, an assistant teaching professor of CS at...

UCSB Hyperloop Team Showcases Innovative Hyperloop Design

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Theta Tau (UCSB’s co-ed engineering fraternity) presented “An Evening with Hyperloop,” an event designed to showcase the UCSB Hyperloop Team’s newest designs...