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It’s time for downtown SB to open more adoption centers

Sarah Maninger, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Santa Barbara has always welcomed pets with open arms, but with the lack of animal shelters downtown, the city has yet to reach its potential to be the most pet-friendly city on the Central Coast. Santa Barbara’s reputation...

It’s bittersweet for me to watch the Warriors dominate the court

Neil Erickson, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Watching the Warriors shatter every record, wipe house in the playoffs and crush the spirits of other teams is mind blowing to watch. But as a lifelong Warriors fan, it feels bittersweet. I was ecstatic to see my first NBA ga...

Middle College student says vote for Prop. 2 to support homeless

Julia Hinton, Middle College student

November 5, 2018

Filed under Letters to Editor, Letters to the Editor, Opinion

With the upcoming election on November 6th, there are a lot of important decisions to make regarding our community well-being. One of those decisions is Proposition 2, which offers funding to the organization, There’s No Plac...

With Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court, women must stand as one

Christy Tomerlin, Associate Editor

October 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Brett Kavanaugh was recently appointed as a Supreme Court Justice, planting fear in many women’s hearts. His appointment was not without controversy, as Christine Blasey Ford alleged she had been sexually assaulted by him....

The oil and plastic pollution in Santa Barbara break my heart

Valerie van den Broek, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The first time I arrived in Santa Barbara I was amazed by its beauty and relaxed lifestyle. But, it’s not as clean as you think. While walking on the beach last year, I immediately noticed black oil sticking to my feet and I ...

Part Mexican, part Dutch – how I’ve been alienated from society

Giancarlo Van Hemert, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Growing up with a mixed heritage, I never felt like I belonged. I found myself juggling two cultures, neither of which quite fit me. While I’m proud of my mixed heritage, I didn’t give much thought to my ethnic background unti...

Microaggressions aren’t harmless – they cause great distress

Sierra Shelton, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018

Filed under Columns, Opinion

No, you cannot touch my hair. It may be long, coily and braided, but my hair isn’t something for you to pick at, grab and announce in the ice cream section of Albertsons. Seriously, that’s just downright rude. Microag...

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