IVCSD hosts Spring Festival during Deltopia

The event aimed to keep festival-goers away from parties as an alternative to Deltopia, attracting roughly 1,000 attendees with free food trucks and performances from local Isla Vista musicians. 
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MCC Lounge reopened to public, office still locked

Though the MultiCultural Center (MCC) Lounge opened to campus, the doors of its office and theater — which can only be accessed through the office — are still locked.
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Vista Point: Weekly goings-on in, around Isla Vista

Weekly goings-on in and around Isla Vista.
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U-Mail: Isla Vista Won’t Stop Staring

Riley Burke noticed that people in Isla Vista like to stare at each other... lovingly, we hope.
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ChatGPT: The new cheat code

Tara Mandrekar reflects on their experience learning more about how ChatGPT affects students across campus.
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UCSB MultiCultural Center: A Brief History and Vision

The last MCC board reflects on the history of the center and a vision for the future.
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Gauchos Lose Extra Innings Thriller to UCLA

After losing twice in a three-game series against California Polytechnic State University and San Luis Obispo, the UC Santa Barbara baseball team took a break from Big West competition and traveled to...
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Men’s basketball loses big on the road against UCI

The UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball team went on the road on Feb. 22 to face the top team in the Big West Conference, UC Irvine. After a dominant first half from the Anteaters, their lead was ...
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Women’s basketball starts slow in loss to UCI

After traveling out of state and losing to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, the UC Santa Barbara women’s basketball team returned to the Thunderdome to take on the UC Irvine Anteaters. After a...
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An overview of the Santa Barbara art scene through 1st Thursday Art Walks

On chilly Thursday evenings during the winter, Santa Barbara’s art world opened up and welcomed visitors to explore its galleries, studios and performance venues amidst light snacking and wine.
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Negar Farajiani weaves “Red Web[s]” in the Red Barn

On March 11, Iranian-born artist Negar Farajiani opened her solo exhibit at the Red Barn Project Space: “Red Web,” located in UC Santa Barbara’s Old Gym.
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“Shoot for the Moon:” Sierra Ferrell performs at Campbell Hall

Known for her blend of country, folk, tango and gypsy music, to name a few, Ferrell has become a breakthrough star for her unique combination of genres and her angelic voice.
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Unveiling the climate crisis in Santa Barbara

Unveiling the climate crisis in Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara has warmed by 2.3 degrees Celsius since 1895.. Efforts to reduce emissions saw an increase by 14% despite the City Council's goal of carbon neutrality by 2035.
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OPINION: ChatGPT: Friend or Foe?

It’s 10:37 p.m. on a Thursday, and you just remembered you have a discussion post due at midnight. You’re struggling to craft an acceptable response in time to catch the last Bill’s Bus down...
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Simply Stated: Do we really only use only 10% of our brains?

Nestled within the fortress of our craniums, the human brain stands as one of the most complex structures in the known universe. It orchestrates our thoughts, emotions and behaviors with a level of so...
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Top 5 best moments from the 2024 Academy Awards!

The Academy Awards came around and, just like every year, people saw them.
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DJ “Spinning Tonight” Falls Over

Kim announced via an Instagram story that he was performing at Baja Sharkeez tonight from 10-11, but the night took an unfortunate turn.
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Top five women I’d make history with

To kick off this March, here’s a list of the top five women that you already know I’d make some good history with. 
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In Photos | Gregory Alan Isakov at The Arlington Theatre

Indie-rock and folk artist Gregory Alan Isakov performed at Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theater on March 8, 2024 while on tour for his newest album, “Appaloosa Bones.”  The show was opened by...
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In Photos | I.V. Sunset Walk

Every night, UC Santa Barbara students and Isla Vista residents can be seen walking down Del Playa Drive to the bluffs at Devereux Beach. They participate in what I.V. residents coin as the “sunset ...
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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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Free tacos from local vendors attract hundreds at Deltopia

Hundreds of hungry students descended upon the tents serving tacos at the Isla Vista Spring Festival, and one could practically feel the hunger radiating from these jaded party-goers. Four brave local...
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Protein-packed snacks

With the plethora of snack options available, how do you ensure you're getting enough protein without sacrificing taste or convenience?
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Spring into spring quarter with KOZY’s new spring drinks

After the success of its specialty winter menu, KOZY Coffee has recently transitioned into a new spring menu that is full of refreshing drinks perfect for the new season. The spring menu is quite dive...
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