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Weekend Warriors: First Weekend Back
Multimedia / Weekend Edition

Weekend Warriors: First Weekend Back

A pictorial overview of the past weekend’s happenings.

Should the Next Xbox Require Constant Internet Connection?
Gaucho Gamer / Science & Tech / Weekend Edition

Should the Next Xbox Require Constant Internet Connection?

Rumors have been circulating that the next Xbox will always require an Internet connection to use the console. These rumors resulted from twitter posts made by a creative director at Microsoft Studios named Adam Orth. He publicly tweeted that he didn’t understand “the drama around having an ‘always on’ console” […]

Left Said, Right Said / Online / Opinion

Right Said: Giving Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act the Boot

Last week, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in the case of Shelby County, Alabama vs. Holder. The case concerns Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which stipulates that particular areas of the country that do not meet a certain threshold for minority […]

Fan Mail and Shouting Matches / Online / Opinion

Hats Are Changeable; It’s The Head Beneath Them That Stays With You For Life

I learned the difference between dissociative identity disorder and role-play in my first year at UCSB. My freshman roommate, who declared in psychology during Zero Week, went a long way to help me understand. One day, early in our first quarter, he came back from class breathless; his bike ride […]

Letters to the Editor / Online / Opinion

Alumn Pleads: “Mark Massari, tear down that sign!”

On behalf of the tens of thousands of UCSB students who transformed our Campus Events Center into one of the loudest, most raucous places to watch a college basketball game in the mid ’80s through the late ’90s, we ask UCSB Athletic Director Mark Massari to tear down the Thunderdome […]