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Students Discuss Environmental Racism, Environmental Justice, Flint Water Crisis

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Approximately 50 students discussed the meaning and future implications of environmental racism and environmental justice at an event titled “What is Environmental Racism?” Monday in the MultiCult...
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South African Students To Host Talk on Apartheid

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Black South African students Jamie Mithi and Khanyisa Pinini will host “Let’s Talk about Apartheid” at Isla Vista Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 9, where they will share their experiences with aparthe...
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UCSB Anscombe Society Hosts Event Debating Constitutional Right of Same-Sex Marriage

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The UCSB Anscombe Society, an organization advocating against same-sex marriage, hosted a debate titled “After Obergefell: The Impact on Marriage and Religious Liberty” Thursday night in the Psych...
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Your Merchandise Doesn’t Cure Cancer (Nor Will It)

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In 2016, an estimated 1,685,210 new cancer cases will develop in America, killing 595,690 men, women and children. That’s 1,632 deaths a day — surpassing the death toll of Syria’s civil war ...
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Identity Crisis: The Confusions of Being an Iranian-American Woman

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Leilani Riahi addresses her different identities as an Iranian-American woman.
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To Be or Not to Be… Vegan?

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Whether you go vegan or not, it's time to become educated on what it means to eat meat.
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Gauchos Can’t Stop BYU, Extend Losing Streak to Three

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Playing back-to-back games against No. 3 BYU, the Gauchos couldn't find an answer.
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No. 48 UCSB Able to Capture 4-2 Victory Over No. 43 Pepperdine on Sunday

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Still on its road journey, the No. 48 UCSB men's tennis team was able to earn its second consecutive win with a 4-2 win against No. 43 Pepperdine on Sunday.
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Gauchos’ Resurgent Second Half Performance Earns 81-68 Win vs. CSUF

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A total of 54 points scored in the second half helped the UCSB men's basketball team to overcome a seven-point deficit coming out of halftime. Forty-five points from the Gauchos' backcourt duo of Gab...
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Battle of the Bands Brings Large Turnout to the Hub

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Rock & roll blasting through speakers, flashing multicolored lights and densely packed students jumping in every direction made Thursday night’s Battle of the Bands a beacon of excitement amongs...
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Chainsmokers Tackle Earl Warren Showgrounds

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Earl Warren Showgrounds became a playground for Gauchos on Tuesday for the highly anticipated, sold-out Chainsmokers show. The event was put together as a collaborative effort between the Chainsmokers...
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Citizen Cope to Bring the Love at SOhO

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This Friday at 9 p.m., Feb. 12 at SOhO, love will certainly be in the air, in the form of a soulful acoustic performance by none other than Citizen Cope. The singer/guitarist/songwriter will be perfor...
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Clam-tastic Solar Power Technology

Giant clams reflect white by color mixing analogous to RGB-pixelation in televisions, cell phones and other electro-optical displays. As one component of this mechanism, bright blue reflects from nano-scale structures in cells of a giant clam's epithelium.

Giant clams contain light-reflecting cells, called iridescent cells, on their exposed epithelium that allow the giant clam to reflect incoming sunlight into vivid shades of gold, blue and green. The g...
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The Search for Dark Matter

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One of the greatest mysteries in modern astrophysics is dark matter. While it makes up about 80 percent of the matter in the entire Universe, its detection has eluded physicists and scientists since i...
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The Oscar of the Marine World

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In the world of science, there are few honors that are significant enough to be compared to something as prestigious as an Academy Award in the film industry. One award noteworthy of paralleling this ...
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More Drink, Less Think: Drinking Games for Midterm Season

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Stay under the influence and above the curve.
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An Ode to Sands

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It’s not yet sunrise but my coffee is brewing, stoked for what’s coming, can’t wait to start cruising. “Goin’ to class?” my awakened roommate asks. “Hell no,” says I, “El Niño is he...
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11 Isla Vista Keys to Success

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DJ Khaled's keys to Isla Vista success. Bless up.
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Campus Comments: New Year’s Resolutions

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Azeem and Underbelly are back in the cave for the Season Premiere of Batcave Sessions at the Daily Nexus.
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Campus Comments: The Problems with Biking

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Another episode in which students are asked what frustrates them most about their fellow peer bikers.
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Foods To Love This Valentine’s Day

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Give your belly some love this V-day and try these delicious dishes
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San Rafael’s Food Justice Talks

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UCSB group Food, Nutrition, and Basic Skills host an event entitled "Food Justice" and provides some great insight on our. nutrition
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Fun Facts about Football Foods

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It has become an American tradition to sit in front of the TV on Super Bowl Sunday and eat away while anxiously watching the game. However, do you ever feel a little guilty when you’re sitting there...
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