Tuesday, May 22nd 2018

Don’t Worry, Be Happy: Positive Thinking as a Tool for Success

Research papers, midterms, final exams and more. Keeping up with the daily workload at University of California Santa Barbara, in addition to any

Facing Race Conference Fights Violence

Cheyenne Johnson Staff Writer Photo by Sally Oh The 14th annual Facing Race Conference, titled "Against the Gun: Deconstructing Narratives of Violence in Communities of Color," occurred...

Google’s Project Loon Looms Over the Indonesian Horizon

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer Google’s parent company, Alphabet, announced at the end of October its plans to launch WiFi-beaming balloons into Indonesia’s stratosphere. The project, called Project...

Megadrought on the Horizon?

Arturo Samaniego As the old saying goes, it is always darkest before the dawn. But is it also always driest before the storm? According to...

Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo Crashes

Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo conducted a powered test flight on Oct. 31, which resulted in tragedy, according to the official website. After breaking...

T-Mobile Agrees to Pay $40 Million in Fines Over False Ringtone Charges

Jessica Gang Staff Writer Cellular company T-Mobile agreed to pay $40 million in fines to the U.S. Treasury after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proved that...

UCSB TV Encourages People to Watch and Learn

Grab the remote and change the channel

NASA Achieves a Record Download Speed of 622Mbps—From the Moon

Gilberto Flores Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator In a demonstration, a new laser communication system by NASA has succeeded in transmitting data from the moon...

New Study Reveals that Lower Blood Pressure Standards Can Save Lives

Kristie Chairil Staff Writer The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT), a new National Institutes of Health study, showed that lower blood pressure standards than previously...

New Research on Premature Infants Revealed

Tara Ahi Staff Writer A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine, entitled "Between-Hospital Variation in Treatment and Outcomes in Extremely Preterm Infants,"...