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A Goodbye to the Oil Rigs?

A Goodbye to the Oil Rigs?

Hudson Mayfield November 30, 2022

Eight oil platforms stand like ancient monolithics just miles off our coast, predating many current Santa Barbara residents. Things are set to change however, with three of these local rigs, Habit, Hogan...

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Dug Uyesaka’s Piece Featured in Westmont Ridley Tree Art Show

November 16, 2022

Dug Uyesaka (American, b. 1953) guided by voices ll, 2010 Light bulb, artist's wooden hand model, hardware, magnifying glass Collection of Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art According to Uyesaka, guided...

Junior Sarah Woodhouse hits the ball on Senior Night.

Sarah Woodhouse Leads Laguna Blanca to First-Round Playoff Win over Wildwood

Sarah Woodhouse led Laguna Blanca with 20 kills in a 3-2 first-round CIF-SS Division 7 playoff win Thursday at home against Wildwood. Set scores were 25-16, 16-25, 25-19, 18-25,...

The Voice of a Generation: Bobbi Jean Three Legs

The Voice of a Generation: Bobbi Jean Three Legs

Molly Morouse '23, All Voices Heard member October 20, 2022

The Voice of a Generation: Bobbi Jean Three Legs Bobbi Jean Three Legs is a member of the Standing Rock Nation Sioux Tribe, a mother, and a Standing Rock activist. In March 2016, at the age of twenty-three,...

Political Advertising Reaches Santa Barbara County

Political Advertising Reaches Santa Barbara County

Luca D'Agruma October 14, 2022

In the 2022 midterm elections, political advertising has already broken records. Even in California, a deeply-liberal state with few competitive races, political advertising spending has almost reached...

The Banning of Private Jets

The Banning of Private Jets

Aden Meisel October 10, 2022

Private jets, or private charters, according to an article in Time Magazine, make up for 2.5% of global CO2 pollution, with “just under one billion tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually.” Additionally,...

Luca DAgrumas Predictions for the Senate Midterm Election Map

My Midterm Predictions: Can Democrats Keep the Senate? (PART 1)

Luca D'Agruma, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2022

Though there are 34 Senate seats up for re-election, less than a dozen can be called competitive. Despite facing economic headwinds and a historically challenging presidential midterm, Democrats have proven...

A Look into Ukraine

A Look into Ukraine

George Nicks June 12, 2022

On Feb. 24, Russia launched an all-out invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea.  The roots of the war began when the Ukrainian people protested their corrupt government and began to demand reform...

The Future of Transplants

The Future of Transplants

Jinling Wang June 11, 2022

Jan. 7 a regular day for most, but not for the doctors performing a life-changing procedure: transplanting the first genetically modified pig heart to a human.  Researchers celebrated this milestone,...

The Future of the Court

The Future of the Court

Myles Hazen June 11, 2022

Justice Breyer, one of the most powerful men in the United States, recently announced his retirement from the Supreme Court, creating a battle for the nomination of the next justice.  The Supreme Court...

Microplastics Found in Our Blood

Microplastics Found in Our Blood

Remember that Amazon package you opened last Friday or the Starbucks cup you tossed out at lunch? Yeah, those. Did you know that they are full of microplastics? Well, not yet.  While both are made out...

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