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UCSB’s New Venture Competition Provides Business Experience for Student Entrepreneurs

Krystal Chen Staff Writer On Oct. 24, the UCSB Technology Management Program (TMP) held its second info session for the 21st annual New Venture Competition (NVC),...

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...

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...

Platform Holly Decommissioned

Quincy Lee Science & Tech Editor Platform Holly, the iconic structure off the coast of Goleta, will be the first oil rig off the coast of...

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...

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...

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...

Develop Software Skills with Collaborate Workshops

Annie Huang Staff Writer Collaborate of the College of Letters & Science have started hosting quarterly software workshops for the spring quarter. The workshops are held...

Curie-osity Project Extends Membership to High School Students

Noe Padilla Staff Writer For the past three years, the Curie-osity Project has been giving young women the opportunity to visit labs at UCSB, interact with...

A Look Into UCSB’s Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics

Xander Apicella UCSB is renowned for its emphasis on research at all levels — everyone, from freshman to professor, is encouraged to make their mark....