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Lawmakers Introduce New Bill To Make College Free and Eliminate all Student Debt

To make tuition free, the act would provide $47 billion per year — 67% of which would be covered by the federal government and 33% by the states — to universities.
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UC Regents Elect Former State Politician as New Chair

Prior to assuming the role of board chair, Pérez worked as a regent after being appointed to the position in 2014 by former California Gov. Jerry Brown.
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New Initiative Aims To Address Basic Needs and College Affordability through Marijuana Cultivation Tax

UCSB students have rallied behind a new initiative calling for the redirection of a year-old cultivation tax, asking that the money collected from the tax be used to address college affordability.
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Hey Vegans: Meat Shaming Isn’t the Move

Resident vegan Paige Holloway calls upon other vegans to change their approach.
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The Customer is Always Right … Right?

Drawing from his experiences as a student worker, Grant Jamison studies customer behavior.
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Should Past Mistakes Define a Person’s Future?

Social media posts are often perceived as private and impermanent. Reflecting on two recent news items, Joshen Mantai insists that they are anything but.
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Free Agency Creates Pressing Questions About Player Movement

 It’s very apparent that for the elite-level players, the financial incentives presented by the CBA are not enough to mitigate their movement.
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How the West Stacks Up: Conference Seeding Predictions

Here are the favorites even amongst a high-parity Western Conference.
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Despite Lack of Media Attention, Retooled Kings Poised to Make Noise in West

The Kings made a myriad of shrewd signings to provide the team with the talent and depth necessary to compete in a loaded western conference.
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The Friday Review: ‘Oasis’ by Bad Bunny and J Balvin

As far as feel-good summer releases go, the album is perfection. 
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The Year of the Musical Biopic

These blink-and-you-miss-them genres will always be a part of film. Right now, we’re in the era of the musical biopic.
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Looking Back on Avatar: The Last Airbender

We all have a tendency, whether we admit it or not, to look back on the past with rose-colored glasses.
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Forming and Fueling Galaxies

"Our study was about trying to find the reservoir of gas that feeds galaxies like the Milky Way,” Martin said.
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UCSB Researchers Uncover Conditions Leading to Unusual 2015 Algal Bloom

It was especially fortuitous that the bloom occurred in the Santa Barbara Channel, a strip of coast which has been subject to close monitoring. 
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Monitoring by NGOs Helps Increase Compliance with National Mandates

One significant takeaway from the research is that NGOs can still play an integral role even in an authoritarian country like China.
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Second-Year With Internship Reportedly “Loves Corporate Life”

  Second-year communication major Luke Hampton is spending his summer on the lowest possible rung of the corporate ladder and is having a really awesome time, in case you were wondering. Accordin...
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What Your Backpack Says About You

  A little known fact about college is that it’s actually just like high school, if you can’t get in with the cool kids, you may as well be out. As the social hierarchy of our fine university...
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Girl with Nipple Piercings Applies for DSP

With summer just starting up, UCSB students are searching for that perfect darty outfit staple. One student, Teah Tee, found one that she claims “totally finishes all of her outfits” — a piercin...
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In Photos | Father John Misty at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Indie-folk artist Father John Misty co-headlined Santa Barbara Bowl this past Friday night with Jason Isbell and the 400, and special guest Jade Bird.
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In Photos | Real Estate at SOhO

Last Wednesday, New Jersey beach rockers Real Estate took to the stage at SOhO for a late night show.
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In Photos | “Get out of my personal space.”

One of this quarter's projects is titled "Get out of my personal space" and tackles the recent Alabama law that banned abortion in the state.
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Oustanding Oakland Eats

These are the perfect places to dine at after an extensive drive up to Oakland.
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A Simple Guide to the Best Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

Some of the easiest and tastiest snacks that will help you get the most out of exercising!
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Restaurant Reviews from International Students

These international students have highlighted their favorite restaurants spanning from Isla Vista all the way to downtown Santa Barbara.
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