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Callista Tai, Student at UCSB

Callista is a second-year student at UC Santa Barbara majoring in linguistics with an emphasis in language and speech technologies. She is from the Peninsula Bay Area and has an identical twin sister. Callista enjoys doing gymnastics, horseback riding, and singing with her sister.

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Summer Classes at UCSB: A Student’s Take on Pros and Cons

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.

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A Gaucho’s Guide to Public Transportation at UCSB

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.

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UCSB College Student … and Pet Owner? What to Consider Before You Buy

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.

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You Won’t Believe It’s Not Starbucks: 5 at-Home Caffeine DIYs

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.

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A Healthier Guide to the UCSB Dining Commons

Constantly reaching for those extra fries at the DLG? Find better alternatives in the dining commons that will leave you sustained and energized.

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Short-and-Sweet Netflix Shows for Your Study Break

Want to stay on top of studying but not let your Netflix subscription go to waste? The shows on this list can help you unwind—without tempting you to binge.

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Apartment Hacks to Get Your Security Deposit Back

Landlords are looking to see that you've left your apartment the way you found it on move-in day. Here's help for showing them you deserve your money back.

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5 Inexpensive Ways to Create a Cozier Dorm Room

A cozy dorm room can be achieved without overspending on decorations. Here are 5 ways under $20 to create a space that feels a little more like home.

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