Tuesday, March 19th 2019

Campus Comment

Do Your Part by Completing Course Evaluations

Eliseo Manzo The post-midterm lull has set in, as winter courses wrap up before the inevitable stress-inducing caffeine binge that is finals week at UCSB. Harnessing the motivation to make these last classes can be...

Student Employees Deserve a Living Wage

Raymond Matthews In a bold new resolution, UCSB’s Associated Students (A.S.) Senate is setting a new standard by demanding a “minimum living wage” for all Associated Students employees. Considering that A.S. employs 322 students, and...

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Political Commentary

Governor Newsom’s Budget Lacks Adequate Mental Health Program Funding

Steven Jin Gavin Newsom, current governor of California, has proposed an increase in funding for the UC system. His proposal leads to the UC system...

Government Shutdown Impacts CalFresh Recipients, Among Others

Alexander Ortiz Weeks ago, I got an email from CalFresh letting me know that my benefits would be dispersed out of schedule because students signing...

Fracking is Harmful But Maybe Not as Much as You Think

Raveen Sivashanker Recently the fracking controversy has drilled its way to Southern California as the Environmental Defense Center, a nonprofit dedicated to environmental protection in...

Commentary

Straight to the League: NBA Proposes Allowing 18-Year-Olds to Enter the...

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Ever since 2005, high school basketball players have been required to attend at least one year of university before being eligible...

Jussie Smollett and How Victimhood Sells

Sabrina Bui Staff Writer Within weeks, Jussie Smollett went from successful TV actor to sympathetic victim of a hate crime to a possible convicted felon. Once...

Accommodations for Weather Changes Need to be Made to UCSB and...

Jade Martinez-Pogue I came home from class, drenched in rare Santa Barbara rain because I had to make the twenty-minute walk across campus due to...

Letters to the Editor