Sunday, September 22nd 2019

Human Robotics Engineering and Paraplegics Take a Step Forward with New Exoskeleton

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer According to the National Institutes of Health, there are millions of motor-impaired Americans who cannot perform basic everyday routines without assistance. However,...

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...

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...

Censord App Review: Anonymous and Unsuitable for Work

Sarah Beaver Staff Writer A new application that can be informally described as “if Yik Yak and Snapchat had a baby” has recently surfaced, and it’s...

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...

Sonos: How a Santa Barbara-based Speaker Company Competes with Tech Giants

Raymond Matthews When thinking about pioneering technologies, one usually looks to the innovative landscape of Silicon Valley. However, Santa Barbara has its own claim to...

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...

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,...

Curology: The Online Dermatologist

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer For many of us, our looks are important. Generally, any problems people have with blemishes can be fixed through makeup, various creams...

An Electric Cure to Depression

Noe Padilla and Xander Apicella Staff Writers A new method of therapy uses the physics of electromagnetism to alter brain activity. Known as transcranial magnetic stimulation...