Breaking News

Thomas Fire Now Officially Fourth Largest in State History (Santa Barbara Independent)
Activists to Feds: Closing Private Prisons Won’t Help Most Inmates (TakePart)
#MillionStudentMarch: Students Rally in Support of Higher Education Reform (The Bottom Line)

Politics Writing

Isla Vista Community Services District Pushes Again for Taxation (Santa Barbara Independent)
A.S. Attorney General, Senate to Investigate IFC Allegations (The Bottom Line)

Business Writing

Mixed Feelings Expressed About Mixed-Use Zoning (Santa Barbara Independent)
Student Health Offers Prepaid Access Plan to Fill Student ‘GAPs’ (The Bottom Line)

Feature Writing

Local Reporting Is Dying. This Training Corps Wants to Bring It Back. (Pacific Standard)
A Dreamer’s Best Friend (San Francisco Magazine)
How A Former Detainee is Advocating for Prison And Immigration Reform (TakePart)

Science & Tech Writing

iClickers and UCSB Students Have a Love-Hate Relationship, Study Finds (The Bottom Line)
Two Designers Are Stitching Zika Protection Into Fashion (TakePart)


What Designer Bags Have Meant to My Immigrant Family (PurseBlog)
Seeing Strong Women on TV Changed My Life (HelloFlo)

Content Writing

How the U.S. Presidential Candidates Stack Up on Women’s Issues (HelloFlo)
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg Became a Pop Culture Phenomenon (HelloFlo)