Sunday, September 22nd 2019

Carbon Farming Coming to Santa Barbara

Tanner Walker Staff Writer Carbon ranching is coming to Santa Barbara, but farmers aren’t growing carbon — they’re putting it back into the ground. With the help of...

Plastic Bags: A Bane for both Animals and Humans

Aryana Sherzai Staff Writer If the 10-cent charge on plastic bags wasn’t enough incentive to carry reusables to the store, perhaps a recently approved referendum will...

UCSB Professor Studying Active Matter Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Noah Treiman Contributing Writer UCSB’s physics professor Cristina Marchetti was recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) for her study of active matter. The NAS...

A Night Under the Stars with the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Last Saturday, April 13, the night sky twinkled a little brighter as the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History hosted its monthly...

Windows 10: The Breakdown

By Gwendolyn Wu AS Beat Reporter For most PC users of Windows 7, 8, or 8.1, a small Windows icon hovered in their desktop windows tray for...

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,...

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...

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 —...

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...