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Saturday, March 28th 2020

Goleta’s Devereux Slough Opens For the Winter

Tanner Walker Last week the Devereux Slough opened up for the first time this winter season. Runners, beach combers, and bird watchers all noticed the...

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...

Effects of LSD on Brain

Kin Ho For centuries, people have been using substances to alter their state of mind. For the first time in history, scientists have developed a...

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...

4D Printed Structures Interact with the Environment

Peter Crump Staff Writer Recent advancements in 3D printing hold incredible progress in revolutionizing the technology and medical fields. Yet scientists at the Wyss Institute for...

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...

New LinkedIn Student App is a Valuable Tool for Today’s College Students

Kayli Walker Since 2002, LinkedIn has helped connect individuals to job opportunities, provide resources for their jobs and help them begin their networking. But for students,...

Researchers Discover New Planet

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Many of us grew up knowing that there were nine planets. We all had some mnemonic device to remember them, my personal favorite...

From Corpses to Compost

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Luis Bondoc, Staff Illustrator The musical Once on this Island concludes with the protagonist transforming into a tree after her death—and...

Artificial Intelligence Makes Real Strides

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration by Robert Perez, Staff Illustrator One trend that will not be left behind in 2015 is the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI)....