Shattering Stereotypes: A Sorority Sister Speaks Out

Shattering Stereotypes: A Sorority Sister Speaks Out

The women of UCSB Kappa Kappa Gamma with new members on Bid Day 2017. “Women of all shapes and sizes feel accepted and can have fun without feeling judged for who they are or how they look.”

Building Identity in College: Chicana/Chicano Studies

Building Identity in College: Chicana/Chicano Studies

When I started college I was a third generation Mexican-American whose attachments to his culture of origin were made of glass—fragile and transparent. Assimilation had worked its way into the lives of my grandparents and parents and poured bleach over our cultural memories...

MONTAGE 2017

MONTAGE 2017

ark your calendar's for the UCSB's Department of Music 4th annual showcase "Montage!" Sunday,...

The Eye of the Beholder: Of Plant Engravings, Captain Cook, Art and History

The Eye of the Beholder: Of Plant Engravings, Captain Cook, Art and History

On the third floor of the UCSB Library, I stop by a new exhibition put on by the Special Research Collections. Its sign has a fancy name —something complicated about botany and science—and I’m wondering what this could possibly have to do with me, an Art and English student...

The Reversal of the Sun

The Reversal of the Sun

Early this morning, thousands of druids and pagans met at Stonehenge to celebrate the sunrise after the longest night of 2015. This is because today is the shortest day of the year: the Northern Hemisphere’s winter solstice...