Archive for September, 2009

News

MCP Stays in Spite of Fiscal Crisis

Despite expanding class sizes and drastic budget cuts, UCSB students will still be responsible for averaging a 15-unit course load per the Minimum Cumulative Progress policy implemented last fall.

Opinion

Budget Cuts Force Students to Forage for Classes

No longer am I getting my degree in political science and history, as I am switching my major to hunting. Finding a class that one can crash has become similar to stalking a rare animal and actually being able to obtain an add code is a byproduct of luck rather than skill.

Sports

MLB End-of-Season Honors

It’s tough to deny Joe Mauer in this one. He’s batting .370 with power the likes of which no one ever thought possible (28 jacks to be precise), and has almost singlehandedly carried his club into the heart of a pennant race.

News

Measure To Restrict Building Size

An initiative set to appear on November’s city-wide ballot has put the focus on an oft-ignored topic: building height restrictions.

Opinion

Student Finds New Experiences in Ancient City

Before taking the tiring, disorienting 12-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean to Rome, Italy, remember these two important pieces of information.