On one hand, you could get ahead. On the other? It’s summer. Here are the real pros and cons of taking summer classes at UCSB.
By students, for students
Looking for an amazing spot near Santa Barbara to take your Instagram to the next level? Here are 5 sweet spots to meet all of your photo shoot needs.
Attention UCSB students: A free ride to State Street (and elsewhere) is a flash of your ID card away! Here’s your guide to the bus system in Santa Barbara.
Graduation photos are a necessity—but they don’t need to be boring. Here are some of the most scenic places to take your graduation photos at UC Davis.
Running, hiking, swimming, biking, yoga—summer in Berkeley is a perfect time to get fit outdoors. Check out some of our favorite options and locations!
Looking to build your resume and stressed about your GPA? This expert from the UC Davis ICC says your college experiences can provide the polish you need.
Craving something sweet? This roundup of super-fast recipes includes bubble tea, cookie dough, and brownies with a surprising ingredient!
It's time to get some hands-on work experience! If you have a job or internship this summer, these tips will help you make the most of it.
Puppies and kittens are irresistible, but is ownership a smart choice for college students? Here’s what to know before considering any kind of pet at UCSB.
There's lots to experience in Santa Barbara. If you're a UCSB senior, be sure to check these gaucho must-dos off your bucket list before you graduate!
Staying in Davis for the summer session? There's more to do here than you might think! Keep yourself entertained with these fun events and activities.
These awesome on- and off-campus picnic spots offer free admission, so gather some friends and enjoy the Bay Area sunshine!
Prefer to study in solitude? Looking for a good group workspace? We've got you covered with these great study spots around the UC Davis campus.
ASUCD’s Experimental College offers a new take on martial arts, music, meditation, and more. Take an enriching course with other Davis community members.
Need a break from Isla Vista’s beaches? The Santa Barbara coast has plenty to choose from! Check out these fabulous alternatives right in your backyard.
With big-name artists regularly visiting UC Davis, every Aggie should know how to prepare for the best and most stress-free concert experience.
Do you wonder how to prep for interviews? Do you go blank when the questions start coming? Use this guide to head into your next interview with confidence.
Tired of the library and looking for a new place to study? We’ve ranked some of the best coffee shops in Goleta where you can get that work done.
Think you know your campus? Check out these overlooked or little-known UCSB treasures and make them part of your personal Gaucho lore.
You don't have to look far to find a hero—or a comedian! Check out these favorite “dad stories” from fellow Aggies.
Whether you’re staying in Berkeley this summer or headed back home, your level of productivity doesn’t have to decline. Take advantage of these...
Planning to hit up San Francisco post-finals? Check out this guide first, to maximize fun and minimize spending while you’re in the city.
Congrats on surviving finals! Exams may have left you physically and emotionally exhausted, but here are ways to recuperate after a long school year.
Make sure you check off all the classic Davis activities before you graduate! Here is our list of the top 10 must-dos before you leave campus.
Being an introvert in college isn't always easy. Check out these activities to attend at Davis to help you get out of your comfort zone and have fun.
Seniors are packing their bags as graduation nears. But where to go from beautiful UCSB? Here, a Gaucho’s guide to finding a new home after college.
Customize your browser to maximize your college experience: There’s even a UC Davis add-on for you!
Have your own personal barista, right in your dorm room or apartment: you! These easy coffee and tea recipes will get you revved up on the cheap.
Looking for a romantic spot? Take your partner out for a solid date at one of these hidden gems on or near campus.
Constantly reaching for those extra fries at the DLG? Find better alternatives in the dining commons that will leave you sustained and energized.
Want to know where you stand and what you need to do next? Here are the ABCs of checking your GPA, units earned, degree requirements, and advising...
Don’t wrinkle your nose! New-to-you clothing stores mean you can keep up with high fashion at lower cost. Here are some great spots to up your garb game.
College is all fun and games until you sprain an ankle. If you find yourself stuck with crutches or a cast, check out these resources to help you stay on top...
Amid classes, homework, and exams, worrying about career experience can be overwhelming! Here’s how to make it easier to find meaningful on-campus work.
These easy tips for decluttering your tech, living spaces, and cranium are well worth the very minimal effort. Get ready for a less stressful quarter!
Turns out, your student ID is good for more than just meal swipes. Check out these spots near UCSB that give the best student discounts.
Smartphones don't have to waste your time. Use these downloads to stay hyper-focused and conquer finals season, one productivity app at a time.
Uh-oh: Spring semester's almost over and you're not sure where you'll intern this summer? Don’t panic! Here are some tips to nab a great job experience.
Is UC Berkeley really the hippie campus everyone makes it out to be? Students share their views on common stereotypes — and why they're proud to be Bears!
Spring break is long gone and summer vacation is weeks away. Yes, the Berkeley grind is tough, so here are some tips for staying motivated till you’re done!