The Bottom Line

Race Matters: UCSB Joins in Solidarity with the University of Missouri

“It’s important to put people in the situation of being uncomfortable,” one anonymous Westmont College student said. “People need to be forced to think about things they wouldn’t otherwise consider. It’s one of the most impactful things a movement like this can do.” more

Student Housing Crisis Hits IV

As fall quarter began, students learned that finding housing in Isla Vista would be harder than they thought possible.While freshman were being accommodated and placed in dorms, international students from programs such as the International Study Programs, as well as continuing students, stressed over housing during the month of September and even at the start of the quarter….“It’s a combination of city college, [and] Westmont [College] coming back,” said Community Housing Office Manager Roane Akchurin. “There’s also a lot of building going on in the community.” more