Gauchos Go Green hosts sustainable Valentine’s Day cardmaking

Gauchos Go Green hosted a sustainable Valentine’s Day crafts session on Saturday, Feb. 10, at Sea Lookout Park.  From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., participants created cards using recycled arts and crafts su...
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EVPLA holds voter registration event in Isla Vista

The Associated Students Office of the External Vice President for Local Affairs hosted a voter registration event on Feb. 9 in the Isla Vista Community Center in preparation for election day on March ...
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SBCC student arrested in I.V. for robbery, assault

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Santa Barbara City College student on Sunday, Feb. 11, at 2:40 a.m. for robbery, conspiracy and assault causing great bodily injury. The perpetra...
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U-Mail: A love letter to Camino Corto

Sury Dongre reflects on walking down one of Isla Vista's more under-appreciated, indie streets.
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Check your language: We need to change how we talk about COVID

Phoebe Mitchem reflects on how media literacy
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No love is ever wasted

Kira Logan talks about finding love, but not losing it.
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Men’s volleyball loses back-to-back days to Stanford

The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos hosted the No. 5 Stanford University Cardinals at home on Jan. 12-13. The Gauchos lost both matches: the first one, they lost in 5 sets, going 2-3, while the other only we...
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Men’s basketball defeats Cal State Bakersfield in OT thriler

The UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball team was able to dig deep and defeat California State University, Bakersfield in overtime by a score of 66-64 at the Thunderdome after not leading for the major...
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Men’s soccer loses in regular season finale

The UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer team ends an eventful season with a loss to the California State University, Fullerton Titans on Oct. 28. After catching heat going into the playoffs with back-to-b...
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SBIFF “The Fight for Black Live” Premiere: Filmmaking as Activism

The Fight for Black Lives,” which premiered at SBIFF, centering on health disparities faced by Black Americans, underscoring the experiences of Black mothers and newborns.
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SBIFF 2024: Artisans Awards celebrate the artists behind film

The awards were given to artists from fields including composing, song writing, virtual effects, production design, hairstyling/makeup, costume design, editing, cinematography and recording mixing. 
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SBIFF 2024: “Ezra” in review

“Ezra” doesn't aspire to be a masterpiece, but it will warm your heart, make you smile and, when the credits roll, it will invite you to reflect.
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Love advice from UCSB Human Sexuality professors

UC Santa Barbara sociology professors Janice Baldwin and John Baldwin’s love story began in an unexpected twist of fate — a blind date, or as they fondly recall it, a "fixed-up blind date."
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California Against the Sea: Rosanna Xia visits UCSB to discuss her latest book

Los Angeles Times reporter and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Rosanna Xia, visited UC Santa Barbara on Feb. 8 to discuss how sea level rise is threatening California coastal communities from Crescent City d...
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Simply Stated: Are aphrodisiacs a hoax?

What is an aphrodisiac? An aphrodisiac is a substance or food that can provoke arousal, sexual desire, behavior and even pleasure. There are three typical usage types for aphrodisiac foods: increasing...
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Idiot stoner packs bong for Super Bowl

Imagine instead of the San Francisco 49ers it was the San Francisco 420ers. That would be crazy.
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Can We Shut the Fuck Up About Jack Johnson Already?

Did you know that Jack Johnson went to UC Santa Barbara? Yes. Yes I did. So shut the fuck up about it.
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Impromptu valentine? This gal’s Tinder match is shitting next to her in the gender neutral bathroom

As she released her own effortless concerto of garlic parmesan, it undeniably made a sweet, sweet melody with the aggression beside her.
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International Education Week: Exploring the Asian Landscape

Students gathered at the MultiCultural Center to learn about Asian cuisine from student leaders Stephanie Luong and Leanne Ly on Nov. 13. The two who showed attendees how to prepare both a vegetarian ...
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In Photos: I.V. Halloween

Gauchos grouped together and turned Del Playa into a costume show on Oct. 21, walking the pavement decked in tutus and jumpsuits.
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In Photos: Thrifting in Isla Vista

Student-run thrift organizations, such as the Isla Vista Trading Post (IVTP), host frequent weekend events featuring live music and a wide selection of clothes. At the end of Winter Quarter 2023, IVTP...
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Indulging in delight: The irresistible offerings of Kin Bakeshop

Located at the Turnpike Shopping Center, Kin Bakeshop crafts mochi donuts, brioche donuts and a special set of drinks inspired by Asian desserts.
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Bananas today, gone tomorrow?

Layers. Multiple of them can be found in onions, people, paint on walls … too complicated, a lot to reveal, often deceptive once you chip away at them. But you know what is almost exactly what i...
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Lunar New Year Festival 2024: Monterey Park’s Foodie Wonderland

With the Year of the Dragon on the horizon, Lunar New Year festivals are being held all across the country in celebration of the luckiest year in the Chinese zodiac.
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