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‘Chewie, We’re Home.’

On Dec. 1, 2014, comedian Stephen Colbert dedicated his show’s opening segment to an impassioned recollection of a moment from his childhood: seeing “Star Wars: A New Hope” a whole two weeks...
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McDonald’s Celebrates 44 Years of the Egg McMuffin

In honor of Herb Peterson Day, OTM relates some of the implications of one of McDonald's most iconic menu items.
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30 Thoughts Everyone Has While on the Bikepaths at UCSB

Don’t slow down or move aside for anyone — true in life, true on the bike path.
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Yang the Giant to Perform at UCSB

  Out-of-towners crowdin’ your lawns? Headache-inducing floodlights ruinin’ your buzz? No-music ordinances killin’ your vibe? No way! Come join the many faces of Yang in the Thunderdome on ...
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Behind the Bubbles: A closer look at America’s favorite beers

Beer: its presence is ubiquitous in any college town, including ours. Behind this simple drink, however, lies a mysterious and tenuous market. Earlier this month, Pabst Brewing, the Milwaukee-based co...
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Jazz Pianist Blends Genres at SOhO

On Nov. 11, Armenian-born jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan played SOhO in Santa Barbara as part of his first major U.S. tour.
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UC Administration, Students Debate Pros, Cons of Online Courses

Gov. Jerry Brown recently allocated $10 million in state funding toward a University of California online education program, sparking dissent and discussion among various UC faculty, students and univ...
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Yo’ Mama Was Wrong

Myth: It is necessary to drink eight glasses of water a day. Fact: The “eight glasses a day” rule shouldn’t be seen as a hard and steadfast rule but rather a general guideline. Don’t forget t...
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Keeping Out of the Cold with Comfort Food

Championship Chili Admit it: Chili is awesome. Despite however many different competitions there are for chili and the elitist chili zealots present at the cook-offs, chili is really quite a simple co...
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An On the Menu Thanksgiving

The smell of sweet potatoes roasting wafts throughout the house. You are surrounded by annoying in-laws and rowdy younger cousins. There’s an electric feeling in the air that just isn’t present an...
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Summer Eats: Making the Best of Your Time and Money

To the fair denizens of Isla Vista: now that summer is upon the us all, I present a challenge. Get out of your everyday eating patterns. As much as you love your burritos and burgers, it’s time for ...
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Heatin’ Up But Not Quite On Fire

While BBQing may be reserved for summer in most parts of the U.S., the California sun in the middle of April means it’s time to break out the grill. For those of you chosen amongst your friends to b...
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