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No Additional Mountain Lion Sightings Since Thursday Morning, UCSB Says

The alert still cautioned students to "be aware of [their] surroundings and report sightings."
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Upcoming Year Will Be UC President Napolitano’s Last In Office

Napolitano, who announced her decision at the UC Regents meeting at UC Los Angeles, took over as UC president after former President Mark Yudof resigned in 2013.
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Second Sighting of Mountain Lion Reported By Devereux Lagoon

The alert warned students to avoid the area for the time being. 
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My Struggle to Treat My OCD

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Lily Day opens up about her struggles with her self-diagnosed OCD and her quest to find a self-treatment for her compulsions.
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Hey Amazon, Bring Back our Bookstores

Komal Surani confronts the case of the disappearing bookstores.
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Legalizing Psychedelics is the Key to Safe Tripping

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Carley Weiler argues the pros of the federal legalization of psychedelics.
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UCSB Defeats Seattle University at Home, Extends Win Streak to Three in a Row

Still, UCSB managed to hold off Seattle University for a solid 1-0 victory at Harder Stadium and they’ll look to take this momentum into this weekend’s matchup. 
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No. 2 UCSB Men’s Water Polo Sets Program Record For Best Start to The Season

With the win, the Gauchos are now 10-0 in the season and officially hold the school record for best start to a season beating the 1988 UCSB team which also started 9-0.
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UCSB Women’s Volleyball Takes Down UCLA for First Time Since 1998

After a season that saw individual efforts win some games, the Gauchos have surged up the standings 10 games in and have proven to be cold-blooded killers.
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Artsweek Ranks This Summer’s Blockbusters

Check out this list for the best and worst movies to come out of summer 2019!
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Queen of Summertime Sadness Strikes Again with ‘Norman Fucking Rockwell!’

Lana Del Rey's style remains festooned with glamor, tranquility and an air of disenchanted stardom. 
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‘Blinded by the Light’: A Brilliant Tribute to the Boss

“Blinded by the Light” reminds all of us to not let the world get us down.
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UCSB Researchers Discover Mechanism Potentially Accelerating Progression of Polycystic Kidney Disease

While researchers in the natural sciences field studying kidney stones have observed dilated tubules before, “it has not previously been recognized as an active protective mechanism,” the paper st...
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Evaluating Cumulative Human Impacts on Marine Ecosystems

Recently, UCSB researchers published a paper that addressed for the first time the combined impact humans are having on our marine ecosystems.
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Epigenetics, Corals and Climate Change

Moeller and other marine scientists received a $3 million, five-year funding from the NSF to set up long-term research on the coral reefs around Moorea in French Polynesia. 
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Freshman Lauded as “Hall Genius” After Repeatedly Revealing ACT Score and High School GPA to His Floormates

  Lately, word has gotten around about so-called FSSP “Hall Genius,” Albert C. Todd, romping the halls of  San Nicolas.  “Yeah, we were just playing truth or dare… and drinking,” whis...
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Breaking: The Boys’ Fat Clouds Cause of I.V. Summer Fog

ISLA VISTA, Calif. – After weeks of research conducted by UCSB’s Department of Environmental Studies, scientists have finally been able to pinpoint the cause of Isla Vista’s unusually foggy summ...
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Oops! Barefoot Granola Girl Gets Broken Glass in Toe While Walking in I.V.

  Medics were called early this week to the aid of third-year Gabby Trinkino, whose bloodied foot was hard to ignore by many who passed her by on Pardall.  Trinkino, an environmental studies maj...
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In Photos | Newest I.V. Food Stand Hops Between Del Playa Houses

Muñoz works the stand along with his nephew and his friend, preferring to maintain a small team in order to ensure quality of the food he serves.
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In Photos | Santa Barbara Mourns Victims of Gilroy, El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

On Monday, Santa Barbara County residents gathered in eastside Santa Barbara to mourn the lives lost in the three mass shootings that happened last week.
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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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Get a Taste of the Bold Flavors of Mexico at Los Agaves

"It was a mixture of something comforting but also a little bit fancy."
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Get Hooked on Santa Barbara’s Locally-Sourced Fishery Program

Check out this convenient option for students to eat more healthy and environmentally-friendly.
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A Decadent Guide of San Francisco’s Best Desserts

Whether you have a big sweet tooth or not, San Francisco has something for everyone.
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