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Thursday, June 4th 2020

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,...

Five Questions with Professor John Greathouse on Business and Personal Development

Madison Kirkpatrick Campus Beat Reporter Here at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB), the Technology Management Program (TMP) is a widely popular certificate. Whether a student is interested...

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...

UCSB Environmental Studies Department Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary

Kayla Curtis-Evans Contributing Writer This weekend, UC Santa Barbara (UCSB) faculty, staff, and students will be celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the environmental studies department, which...

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...

New Pre-College Course to Explore Architecture and Music

Xander Apicella Staff Writer Yin Yu, a media arts and technology Ph.D student at UCSB, has designed a pre-college class entitled “In the Digital Age —...

Five Questions with Dr. Mavel Marina on Teaching and Higher Education

Huiwen Jia Contributing Writer Dr. Mavel Marina is an educational specialist at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB), and runs the exchange program for International Academics and Researchers....

The Struggle Against Styrofoam Use in Isla Vista

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what personal impact you could have on your local environment? In areas where structural change and policy are...

The Phenomenon of Destructive Wildfires in California

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor The fall months of September to December are typically considered “peak” months of California’s annual fire season. For the past few...

Seals Die from Harmful Algae Bloom

The Bottom Line Staff Report Spring brings about flourishing plant life in the ocean as well as on land. Phytoplankton blooms off the coast of...