IVRPD hosts bike tour, discusses park amenities

Throughout the tour, board members discussed ways for community members to enjoy the parks while seated, highlighting seating materials and forms.
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SBIFF 2024: Academy Awards-nominated producers convene at Producers Panel

On Saturday, Feb. 10, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival held its annual Producers Panel at the Arlington Theatre.
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AITO: The Quarter System

The age-old question.
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A third-year’s guide to the best IV restaurants

As a proud resident of Isla Vista for the last two years, I’m happy to say that I have consumed meals from a substantial number of restaurants in the area. What’s a student to do when confined to ...
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My freshman experience: Spring quarter and a year’s worth of takeaways

Amitha Bhat's three-part retrospective continues as she recounts her revitalizing spring quarter.
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U-Mail: I don’t miss you, I remember

Amitha Bhat remembers all of it.
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My freshman experience: The horrid winter quarter

Amitha Bhat's three-part retrospective continues as she recounts her turbulent freshman winter quarter.
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Argument in the Office: Passion’s place in the workplace

Amitha Bhat and Toni Shindler-Ruberg debate passion's place in the workplace.
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My freshman experience: The fall quarter of denial

Spoiler alert: Amitha Bhat's freshman experience didn't go exactly as planned...
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A Case Study for the Ages: Passion v. Profit

Amitha Bhat explores the painful importance of weighing one's desire for passion and profit.
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SBIFF 2022: Oscar-Nominated Screenwriters Gather at Writer’s Panel

On Saturday, March 5, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival held its annual writer's panel at the Arlington Theatre.
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2, 4, 6, 8 … Which UC Mascots Do We Appreciate?

Amitha Bhat issues her definitive ranking of the UC mascots, all of which are unsettling in one way or another.
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10 Rom-Coms to Soothe Your Lonely, Bitter Heart Post-Valentine’s Day

This year’s V-Day may have come and gone, but for those of you who can still feel the love in the air, here are 10 flicks to keep you in the romantic spirit.
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In Review: “Tick, Tick… Boom” is a Love Letter To Jonathan Larson and All Creatives

“Tick, Tick… Boom” revitalizes one’s creative nature, validates the idea of pursuing your passion and urges the audience not to give up just yet: There’s more to come. 
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