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Creepy Claws Return

As I open my computer and begin meeting keys with fingers, I realize that I am horriebbly misspepeelling my wourdss. This is not the result of dyslexia or the tremors associated with a New Year's Day ...
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Get The Hell Out Of Town To Find Surf

Being a surfer at UCSB sometimes leaves you feeling trapped. Like a canary in a coalmine, we are suffocated by flat spells throughout the spring and summer months.
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Gnar The Vote, It’s In Your Roots

This is never the most fun topic of discussion, as differences in political opinions can lead to friends fighting, couples divorcing with the wife taking not only the kids, but the jovial German Sheph...
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Unigo Forum Assists Students

Prospective college students hoping to hear about life beyond the classroom can now visit a newly launched Web site for the inside scoop.
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Fist Fights, Flat Spells, and Everything Else

Surfers generally don't have very many reasons to be bitter. We have a hobby that simultaneously gives us a tremendous exercise that would give even the most hardened yoga master a deep burn, and it j...
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Group Aids Kenya Village

After returning from a 10-day trip to Kenya, the UCSB chapter of Engineers Without Borders has dedicated itself to improving living conditions in a small East African village.
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UC President Refuses to Sign Drinking Initiative

Over a hundred university chancellors and presidents nationwide have signed an initiative signaling their support of lowering the legal drinking age. A signature notably absent, however, is the one be...
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The Surfing Abyss That is Isla Vista, California

It's a brave and depraved new world, and as the earth rotates relentlessly about the sun, we are brought face-to-face with a new school year and a new surf column. This column should have been written...
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Greeks Welcome Rushees

With Rush Week drawing to a close, hundreds of potential UCSB greeks have nearly completed the process of gaining new brothers or sisters. This year's rush slogan - "Find Where You Fit" - sought to i...
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Students Discourage Study Drug Use

In an effort to combat the growing popularity of Adderall, one student group waged an anti-study drug campaign on campus this week in the hopes of offering alternatives to the substance.
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UCSB Student To Race in ’08 Jetta Clean TDI Series

From bike paths to racetracks, professional racecar driver and UCSB student Nick Mancuso lives life in the fast lane.
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The Thursday Gnar: Learn to Love the Surfer Stereotype

The other day I had just gotten out of the water when something strange happened. I met a psychic. This cunning temptress of the spiritual arts was the real deal, and revealed impossible truths to me ...
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Master Surfer Draws Crowd With Talk

Surfing legend Gerry Lopez shared some of his wisdom with UCSB last night, chatting with the audience about the state of the ocean, his surfing roots and even Marilyn Monroe's impact on the sport.
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Surfers Should Relish Every Opportunity They Get

When you surf for long enough, surfing transforms into one of two things. It may become your vessel, launching you via the crests of thousands of waves toward places you've never been before and peopl...
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World Leaders Convene for Justice

Mick Jagger's former wife and the former president of Trinidad and Tobago are among the speakers who will participate in the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's "Future Justice Seminar" today.
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