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Music, Memory and Emotion: How They All Connect

Music is often described as a door of expression. Our music tastes and the bands we listen to closely reflect who we are as people. The soundtracks of our lives are what get us through happiness, sad...
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Improvability Shares Spotlight and Humor with Boston University’s Improv Group

Every Friday night, Improvability, UCSB’s premier comedy troupe, performs their show at 8 p.m. in Embarcadero Hall. Every week, they choose an entertaining theme to revolve their show around, rangin...
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Then I Won’t Seem So Far Away: UCSB Alumna Writes Memoir on Studying Abroad in Europe and Life in Isla Vista during the ‘70s

If you took our beloved UCSB campus and quaint Isla Vista town back to 40 years ago, could you imagine what it would be like? In her new memoir, Then I Won’t Seem So Far Away, Peggy O’ Toole, an a...
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5 Misheard Song Lyrics from 5 Different Genres

Valentine’s Day is considered a somewhat controversial holiday. Unlike Christmas or Halloween, holidays that generally everybody love, people either look forward to V-day or dread it completely. It...
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The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain Delights Campbell Hall

  Back for a second performance, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain dazzled the Campbell Hall stage on Jan. 20 as part of the UCSB Arts & Lectures winter season. The origins of this orche...
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Best of 2014: Film

Artsweek Staff Shares the Movies that We’d Re-watch “Gone Girl” Alex Wehrung, Staff Writer David Fincher and Gillian Flynn adapted Flynn’s novel to the big screen to chillingly eff...
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Exclusive Interview with Improvability, UCSB’s Improv Comedy Group

  To all the freshmen at UCSB, if the name “Improvability” sounds familiar, there’s a high probability that you’ve seen their advertisement on The Flush. There’s also a probability that...
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Moving on and Discovering Your Self Worth

Erika Lee explains why you should love yourself, even if you feel like your ex doesn't.
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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Taylor Swift’s New Album, “1989”

  Whether it’s dancing in the car with my friends or crying alone in my room, Taylor Swift’s music has been getting me through the up and downs of my life since I was a pre-teen and still lis...
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Mitchell Kriegman Explains It All: Eight Rules for a Creative Person to Live By

Mitchell Kriegman, writer and creator of popular television shows “Clarissa Explains it All,” “Bear in the Big Blue House” and “Doug,” spoke in I.V. Theater on Friday Nov. 7 about his expe...
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Mitchell Kriegman to Come to Discuss “Finding Your Voice in TV”

Are you interested in breaking into the entertainment and film industry? Did you grow up watching cartoons on Nickelodeon and are curious about how they were created? Do your Friday night plans includ...
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Scorsese’s “Mean Streets”: Screenwriter Comes to Pollock

INSIDE PERSPECTIVES: SCORSESE is part of a film series curated by UCSB faculty that focuses on the work of a specific director every quarter. This quarter centers on the early works of director Martin...
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Lessons Learned from “Gone Girl,” Spoiler Alert!

Before going to see “Gone Girl,” the only two things I knew about the movie were that David Fincher directed it, and that it’s about a girl who’s … gone. Needless to say, I didn’t really k...
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