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Activision Blizzard Buys Itself Out for $8.2 Billion

Peter Crump Activision Blizzard Inc., a video game holdings company and the product of a merger between video game publishers Activision and Vivendi in 2008,...

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...

From Mapping the Universe to a YouTube Career: An Interview with Physics Professor Andy...

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Andy Howell is a member of the Physics Department at UCSB, but he also leads the supernova division of the Las Cumbres...

Top 5 Scholarship Websites

Ashley Golden Technology Editor It’s that time of year when students start looking and applying for scholarships, and with the increasing cost of tuition and decreasing...

Professor Rod Garratt Discusses Cryptocurrency and the Decline of Cash

Minh Hua Staff Writer Last Wednesday, student-run organization Blockchain at UCSB hosted a discussion that UCSB Professor Rod Garratt led about the role central banks could...

How To Get Into the Video Game Industry

Here are some tips from the pros on how to get into the Video Game Industry

In the Mind of a Killer: The Psychology Behind School Shootings

To this generation of young adults, the words “Columbine” and “Virginia Tech" go hand in hand with vivid images of tragedy and terror.

How To Be A Healthy Omnivore

Writer: James Mrohs Humans are ultimately omnivorous creatures. A recent UC Berkeley study found that meat eating in our ancestors was necessary for our evolution....

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...

Could Coffee Cause Cancer? California Seems to Say Yes

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer Much to the dissatisfaction of Starbucks and other major coffee sellers in California, the coffee industry will be required to put clear...