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Eye on Isla Vista

’Tis the Season to Be Jolly and Quiet

After a skate party/winter formal and other more usual revelry, peace descends upon Isla Vista. Read story.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

A Time for Thought

Eye on Isla Vista roams from the Occupy movement to the sports arena. Read story.

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Occupying Isla Vista

Eye on I.V. attends a general assembly meeting in People's Park. Read story.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Blue Horizons, Blemished Beaches

A UCSB film program encourages students to pay attention to the environment. Read story.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Parks and Rec: Isla Vista Edition

A new ranger is cleaning up Isla Vista. Read story.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

When Good Parties Go Bad

During a typical weekend you can find party after party with the music blaring, crowds of people laughing, and the drinks flowing. For new students, this must seem like paradise, but it can quickly become a living hell. Read story.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

New Students

Every year a new influx of students moves into Isla Vista and takes over. They bring with them their ideas about partying, home maintenance, and their responsibility for the social good. Read story.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

UCSB’s Often Untapped Resources

Eye on Isla Vista reminds us to take advantage of UCSB's stunning menu of cultural offerings. Read story.

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Fiesta Cruisers Run Roughshod over Bluffs

Eye on I.V. is not amused by disrespect for sensitive environment. Read story.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Not Just a Party Town

Eye on Isla Vista reflects on the wonderful diversity of people there. Read story.

Saturday, August 6, 2011

Bringing Out the Best in I.V.'s Unique Parks

Eye on I.V. appreciates Isla Vista's wealth of beautiful parks, each with its own flavor and particular characteristics. Read story.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Isla Vista Idylls

Eye on I.V. finds herself in a paradise of quiet streets, spectacular beaches, and ripe fruit hanging in abundance from trees and bushes. Read story.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Turning Trash into Treasure

Eye on I.V. gives high marks to the GIVE benefit sale, where great bargains can be had as students offload valuable items during mid-June's move-out days. Read story.

Saturday, June 25, 2011

In My Life

Eye on I.V. finds the "whole thing"—leaving school, friends, and the charming snow globe of natural beauty, drunkenness, and muted dubstep that is Isla Vista—much too big for a pithy little phrase to encapsulate. Read story.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Discover Devereux Slough

Some of the best places in the world are hard to get to. The list is long, including Mt. Everest, the Amazon, and Machu Picchu. While only the truly dedicated and adventurous reach some of these exotic destinations, we have some extraordinary places much closer at hand. Read story.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Vaud and the Villains

This 19 piece 1930s New Orleans orchestra and cabaret will ... Read More