Articles written by: Lauren Barnum

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E.A.B. Goes Against the Tide to Protect Gaviota Coast

As many UCSB students already know, our campus takes an extremely active role in preserving our natural environment and creating ways for students to live sustainably. In order to give back to our local community, students and faculty will be participating in a Paddle Out for the Gaviota Coast to […]

Unplugging: Good for the Planet, Good for Your Wallet
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Unplugging: Good for the Planet, Good for Your Wallet

“You look better with the lights off” — admittedly, the catchy chorus of this terrible pop song is not the most lyrically tasteful, but it may be sending just the message I’m trying to deliver. While some may argue that turning the lights off in the bedroom is an act […]

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Think Outside the Sink: The Danger in Careless Consumption

Save water, drink beer. As Isla Vistans, we’ve all heard the saying, but what does it really mean? Most I.V. residents would argue that this slogan advocates the copious consumption of a frothy liquid until the point of drunken debauchery, but as an environmentalist, I would argue a much different […]