Saturday, December 16th 2017

Campus Comment

Keep the Psychology B.A. at UCSB

Xiaotong Zhou The Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of California, Santa Barbara announced that it will cease to offer a psychology Bachelor of Arts for incoming freshmen after 2017. After this...

Open Letter to Students of Color

Dear Student of Color, I speak to you quietly, as I search for a familiar face in what looks like a sea of white. I see you present, and I am comforted by your mere...

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Political Commentary

Net Neutrality is Necessary for Equality on the Internet

Annabelle Tang The Obama-era “net neutrality” regulations are one step closer to being undone. Last Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission Chairman, Ajit Pai, who was...

Mass Shootings are About More than Mental Health

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer On Sunday, Nov. 5, Devin P. Kelley walked into First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas and fired at church attendees. The...

Santa Barbara Should Invest In Fiber Optic Internet

Hannah Maerowitz Staff Writer Jack Ucciferri, runner-up to be the city council member representing Santa Barbara’s sixth district this past year, advocated for building fiber optic...

Commentary

Students Would be Thankful for Another Day Off

Spencer Wu Copy Editor According to the approved 2017-2018 University of California, Santa Barbara academic calendar, fall quarter, with three days off, has more holiday time...

Isla Vista Needs an Initiative Like “The One Warm Coat Drive”

Spencer Wu Copy Editor When a cold front or rainy weather hits Goleta during the winter months, residents know they are in for a rough time....

Toss Out the Casting Couches

Karen Ha The Harvey Weinstein scandal, in which dozens of women accused the famous film producer of sexually harassing or assaulting them since this October,...

Letters to the Editor