Saturday, January 19th 2019

Campus Comment

Increased Ordinances Have Made Halloweekend a Thing of the Past

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer Isla Vista was once home to one of the craziest Halloween parties in all of America. During this time, Isla Vista — already plentiful with parties and filled streets on any regular...

It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green — But We Have to Try

Stella Delgado At UCSB, every eco-friendly student confidently totes around their sticker-covered Hydro Flask and metal straws that tell the world that they care about the environment and know they look cool while doing it....

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Political Commentary

The University of California System Needs Affirmative Action

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor Over the past few weeks, the court case SFFA v. Harvard has dominated national headlines and forced the issue of admissions-based affirmative...

Talking to Parents about Politics

Tomas Palpallatoc Staff Writer For the last few years politics has become increasingly polarized, with activists on both extremes of the political spectrum. With the ideological...

Young Americans Are Making Their Political Voices Heard

Jessica Gang Opinions Editor The year 2018 has been one of political upheaval and, perhaps surprisingly, much of that unrest has been caused by high school...

Commentary

Tiny Homes for Huge Problems: Santa Barbara’s Plan to Tackle Homelessness

Hannah Maerowitz Science & Tech Editor Initially adopted by minimalists, tiny houses are now mainstream. They can be found on Airbnb or seen scattered around cities....

Police Ticketing Enforcement in Isla Vista Needs Reform

Addison Morris Arts & Entertainment Editor I get it. We’re a nation of laws. Without laws, society devolves into anarchy. And laws that aren’t enforced end...

Nike is More Than Just a Brand

Spencer Wu Senior Copy Editor Athletes on the biggest and brightest stages are in the public eye. As a result, their opinions matter and have a...

Letters to the Editor