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Apeel Sciences: The UCSB Technology Management Start-Up That Could

Krystal Chen Staff Writer Apeel Sciences is a U.C. Santa Barbara (UCSB) Technology Management Program-based startup that develops plant-based, edible preservatives. According to the United Nations...

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...

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...

The Phenomenon of Destructive Wildfires in California

Jessica Gang Executive Content Editor The fall months of September to December are typically considered “peak” months of California’s annual fire season. For the past few...

Drone Use in the Entertainment Industry and Beyond

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Ever since drone usage has increased in the military, they have been viewed as instruments that push the boundaries of science and...

Coffee and College Students: A Harmful Relationship?

Usually, the life of a college student is largely characterized by microwave dinners, 10-page papers, all-nighters, crazy parties, alcohol and, of course, coffee.

“FoxFi” App Provides a Solution for Android WiFi Sharing

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer FoxFi is an often overlooked app that is available through the Google Play Store. Although it has recently lost its ability to...

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...

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...

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...