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Competition gets robotic

By: Ahmad Abdo, Staff writer

June 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

The Curtis Cyber Warriors are adept at remaining optimistic in the face of doom and gloom. In Long Island, New York, the team competed against local robotics teams. Unfortunately, they did not end up doing as well as they hoped. “We...

What they call themselves

By: Kelly Murray, contributor

June 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

Student, Winnie Qui said, “I’d rather they get my ‘fake name’ correct than my real name wrong.” It’s common to meet someone from another country that has either changed their names legally or are addressed by a nickname....

Law banning underage tattoos and piercings largely ignored

By: Cedeem Gumbs, copy Editor

June 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

Despite the fact that getting a tattoo is an extremely painful process, people get them all over their bodies, whether it be their face, torso, or in some extreme cases, eyeballs. Since the popularity of tattoos has risen in...

Twitter #yesallwomen goes viral

By: Carmen Quang, Back page editor

June 11, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

  Twitter exploded this weekend when #YesAllWomen  went viral after a stabbing and a related drive-by shooting that killed six UCSB students and injured  thirteen. Soon after, the 22-year old former student and would-be...

Students’ start up company creates a buzz

Ahmad Abdo, staff writer

April 4, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, News

In their latest endeavor, Diana Nguyen and Julia Luppino have started a new business. Their business, The Little Jewelry Shoppe, produces hand-made jewelry.  Their motivation for starting the business was to save up for col...

Popular smartphone games take over

Cedeem Gumbs, Copy Editor

April 4, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Op-Ed

It is impossible to resist when you’re out, your smart phone is in your hand, and all you can think of nothing else but beating your high score in Flappy Bird, Temple Run, or even Subway Surfers. Lets face it, whether it be mobile games, P...

From frigid to balmy

Caroline Gottlieb, Editor in Chief

April 4, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle

You walk into your classroom, and it is so hot that you could have walked in with a T-shirt and shorts and would still have been sweating. It is uncomfortable, distracting, and the entire class, including the teacher is complaining...

That was so last season

Nisuri Kariyakawana, Staff Writer

April 1, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Op-Ed

This winter was very harsh with cold temperatures and massive snowfall, but that didn’t stop a lot of people from keeping up with the latest fashion trends.  Even with the prolonged winter, people didn’t have to sacrifice...

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Events tackling summer boredom

Kenny Clemons, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013

Filed under Entertainment, Lifestyle

Summer is almost here and its about time to break out the sun screen, beach balls, and swimsuits, but the highlight of the season are the frozen treats. Two highly popular frozen delicacies are ice cream and frozen yogurt. Many...

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