Saturday, October 19th 2019

Watching Whales Go By

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Over 20,000 gray whales will pass by UCSB this spring on their journey between Mexico and Alaska. Gray whales spend their winters...

The Environmental Destruction of the Rich and Fabulous

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer On a hillside 10,000 feet above the Malibu Pier lies the Sweetwater Mesa spanning more than 150 acres. David Evans, more commonly...

Sprague Butterfly Pavilion Presents “Butterflies Alive!” Exhibit

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter The Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History has brought back its “Butterflies Alive!” exhibit, where visitors can explore a garden...

The Flying Dead: Deadly Parasite Causes “Zombie” Bees

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator Tiny flies have been infesting honeybees with a parasite, causing the bees to lurch and stagger like...

5 Apps to Boost Productivity

Steven Jin Loop: Habit Tracker As the end of January approaches, many people are attempting to keep up their New Year's resolutions. However, the reality for...

Female Faculty in Science-Based Fields Discuss Life as Women in STEM

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer UCSB students kept their minds open as female faculty in science-based disciplines weighed in on the difficulties and joys of being a...

Fecal Transplant Pills Can’t Help But Raise a Few Eyebrows

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by April Gau, Staff Illustrator If you believe in the phrase “you are what you eat,” then you might not want to...

Animals of Santa Barbara

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor As most Santa Barbara residents know, it’s easy to find new ways to appreciate the natural beauty of our natural environment. Whether...

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...

Man Goes Ahead to the First ‘Head Transplant’ Procedure

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator Italian surgeon Dr. Sergio Canavero has plans to perform the first head transplant procedure on 30-year-old Russian...