Sunday, September 22nd 2019

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...

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...

Julia: A Solution to the Two-Language Programming Problem

Matt Shamshoian Python. C++. C. R. This blur of programming languages can get a little confusing, even for the most seasoned computer scientists. The confusion...

Drone Use in the Entertainment Industry and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Ever since drone usage has increased in the military, they have been viewed as instruments that push the boundaries of science and...

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...

4D Printed Structures Interact with the Environment

Peter Crump Staff Writer Recent advancements in 3D printing hold incredible progress in revolutionizing the technology and medical fields. Yet scientists at the Wyss Institute for...

iPhone Users Go Bananas Over New ‘Peach’ App

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer What do you get when you mix Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Messenger and Tumblr? If your answer isn’t “Peach,” then you probably...

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...

Google’s Project Loon Looms Over the Indonesian Horizon

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced at the end of October its plans to launch WiFi-beaming balloons into Indonesia’s stratosphere. The project, called Project...

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...