Saturday, October 19th 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Multi-Person Virtual Reality Is Becoming a Reality

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Imagine having a lightsaber battle with your friends using holographic lightsabers or playing “the floor is lava” when...

China Introduces a New Social Credit System

Krystal Chen China will fully implement a “social credit system” that rates citizens on behavior ranging from online speech to expense records in 2020. This...

Fitbit’s FalsePulse

Chelsea Viola Staff Writer FitBit has recently been confronted with allegations that their “PurePulse”  technology is inaccurate. Users may not have been getting accurate readings of...

Doctor Puts Self on the Surgery Table to Free Locked-In Patients

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Thirty years ago, there was a paralyzed patient named Jean-Dominique Bauby who was unable to move any part of her body. Her...

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...