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Wednesday, February 19th 2020

World War III: The Battle of the Intelligences

Sofia Lyon Staff Writer Given the strides made in technology since the end of World War II, and with the degree of political unrest which largely...

Pyro: DJ in Your Pocket

Shanthi Guruswamy Promotions Director If you’re a member of the deejaying world, chances are, you’ve heard of the brand Serato. If you’re new to it, Serato...

Proteins Could Help Purify Contaminated Water

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer A tenacious membrane, using thin amyloid protein fibers to pull out heavy metals and radioactive wastes, could help purify water. According to the...

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...

A Closer Look at UCSB’s Anthropology Department

Lauren Luna Contributing Writer When most people hear about anthropology, they either think of Indiana Jones or overpriced vintage clothes from the mall. What many don’t...

I HEART STEM Conference Encourages Young Women Towards STEM Careers

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Contributing Writer Although women who pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers face daily instances of sexism and exclusion, there is a growing...

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....

Kaiser Permanente to Open Medical School

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer HMO Kaiser Permanente plans to open a medical school in Southern California to revolutionize the current healthcare system. While a site hasn’t...

A Spotlight On UCSB’s Flourishing Physics Department

Nicole Luu Contributing Writer The physics department at UCSB has grown into one of the largest undergraduate physics departments in the U.S., due in large part...

Aquaculture Ascendant: How Farming Fish Could Fix World Hunger

Jeremy Levine Copy Editor Picture walking into the dining commons and seeing, instead of overcooked swai fish (who actually knows what swai fish is?), heaps of...