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Sir Anthony Cheetham Becomes UCSB’s First Knighted Professor

Edward Colmenares Isla Vista Beat Reporter Sir Anthony Cheetham of Manchester, a materials chemistry research professor here at U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB), is set to receive...

Three Questions with Professor Bob Anderson On the Joys of Accounting

Suchetha Reddy Contributing Writer A stigma surrounds economics because of its reputation as a difficult major. But how difficult is it really? In this interview with...

Five Questions with Lecturer Gregory Jarrett on Philosophy

Christine Ho Layout Editor Gregory Jarrett is a continuing lecturer in the religious studies department as well as the philosophy department at UC Santa Barbara (UCSB)....

The Best Black Friday Deals of 2019

Christine Ho and Bradley Kahn Layout Editor and Contributing Writer It’s almost Black Fri-YAY, fellow Gauchos! Whether you’re looking for some in-store retail therapy to decompress...

The Struggle Against Styrofoam Use in Isla Vista

Zara Furtado-Quesenberry Staff Writer Have you ever wondered what personal impact you could have on your local environment? In areas where structural change and policy are...

Five Questions with Professor Howard Winant on Racial Theory

Charlotte Hovey Contributing Writer Dr. Howard Winant is a professor of sociology at UCSB who started teaching during the 1970s. Along with Michael Omi, Winant developed...

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),...

UCSB’s Wandering Mountain Lion

Teren'e Chambers Contributing Writer On Tuesday, Oct. 8, a mountain lion was sighted near Orfalea Family Children's Center in the afternoon.   This was just the latest in...

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...

The Science of Stress

Kyle Dent Incoming A.S. Beat Reporter Whether they’re an incoming freshman or four weeks from graduation, a political science major or in the College of Engineering...