News both Domestic and International from the week of March 1.
Davidson Library hosted a panel discussion on prisoner re-entry into society on Wednesday as part of the UCSB Reads 2015 program, bringing together university affiliates and Santa Barbara residents to discuss Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.
The Pollock Theater screened Academy Award-winning film “Citizenfour” Wednesday night and held a discussion led by professors of film and media studies Lisa Parks and Jennifer Holt on former system administrator for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance disclosures in 2013.
Last night’s A.S. Senate meeting in the UCen passed several bills, discussed Spring Quarter programs and future endeavors
The office of Santa Barbara Assemblyman Das Williams held the third Isla Vista self-governance town hall of the year to determine the governance structure of a potential community services district (CSD) in I.V., which would potentially levy taxes in order to provide local services and infrastructure to I.V. residents.
The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships is no longer examining the possibility of reducing financial aid award letters to students who waive Gaucho Health Insurance (GHI).
Associated Students held a Declaration of Candidacy Meeting Thursday afternoon for students running for A.S. office in the Graduate Students Association Lounge.