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Vista Point: Weekly Goings-On in Isla Vista

Little excerpts of events happening around Isla Vista this week; go out, join your neighbors, and have fun!
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A.S. Food Bank Now Open on Fridays

A.S. Food Bank’s status as a non-profit allows the organization to offer special prices for assorted dry goods, low prices such as 16 cents per pound of bread and free produce.
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A.S. Senator Promotes Social Activism Through T-Shirt Design

The T-shirts were created by Carlton-Carew to promote the upcoming premiere of her documentary series.
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Argument in the Office: Are Celebrities Obligated to ‘Speak Now’ On Politics?

Opinion editors Laurel Rinehart and Harper Lambert discuss Taylor Swift's political Instagram post and debate the role of celebrities in civic discourse.
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From Frat House to White House, Rape Culture Reigns Supreme

Brett Kavanaugh's alleged history of sexual misconduct left the nation in shock. But on college campuses, behavior like this is the rule, not the exception.
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Where Birthright Went Wrong

Following her visit to Israel, Harper Lambert counters the narrative that the trip is politically neutral and propaganda-free.
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Gauchos Head North for Pair of Road Games

UCSB men's water polo will look to continue GCC momentum as well as take a shot against Cal during this weekend's set of games.
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UCSB Heads Into Weekend With Must-Win Mentality as Conference Play Nears End

Editor in chief Jorge Mercado previews the women's soccer team's big upcoming weekend slate against CSUF and Hawai'i.
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UCSB Volleyball Faces LBSU, CSUN

women's volleyball

Amidst their longest road trip of the season, the Gauchos face Long Beach and then CSUN in a pair of Big West match-ups this weekend.
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Desert Daze 2018: In Review

Though there were some pretty big hiccups with the organization and execution of this festival, Desert Daze still gave its attendees a great playground to meet new people, camp, swim and, of course, e...
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Yes, You Should Go See ‘A Star Is Born’

Bradley Cooper, who also directed and produced the film, plays disenchanted country singer Jackson Maine in earnest, performing all of the songs and even earning a few writing credits on the soundtrac...
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Cuco Welcomes Students Back in Annual Storke Show

Cuco is not motivated by money or “making it big” with a record label; he’s doing music because that’s what he’s always wanted to do.
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UCSB Researcher ReFINes Method to Detect Sharks

Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have made developments for a relatively new technique to track sharks with a sample of water. Specifically, they set out to create a more sensitive surveillance assessm...
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UCSB Researchers Develop Smartphone App to Efficiently Diagnose Urinary Tract Infections

A new smartphone app that identifies urinary tract infections was developed by UC Santa Barbara professor Michael Mahan’s team and Stanford professor Tom Soh’s team. Additional collaborators inclu...
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UCSB Researcher Studies Possibility of Greater Wildfire Frequency in Future

California’s wildfire season began earlier than usual in 2018, with the Mendocino Complex Fire burning nearly 460,000 acres total beginning in late July. It surpassed the Thomas Fire, which occurred...
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“It’s My Year!” Exclaims Aggressively Single Friend Looking For Love, But Will Most Likely Remain Single

Despite her unattainably high expectations for the opposite sex, third-year Mackenzie Carlton is confident that it is her time to find love.
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Dear Professors: Midterms Mean They Happen in the Middle of the Term Not Week Fucking Three

This past Wednesday, fourth-year global studies major Roger Rodgers was seen sobbing on the fourth floor of the library. When approached by a concerned fellow student, Roger just kept crying and was p...
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Abroad Bros Realize International Women Hate Them Too

Truly devastating developments have come out of Paris, France today as local “bros” Chad Brohanski and Michael Sendet have realized that European girls hate them even more than American girls back...
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In Photos: The Edible Campus Program, featuring Jack Johnson & Henry Yang

The Edible Campus Program, under UCSB Sustainability, celebrated today the groundbreaking of their new community field – The UCSB Edible Campus Program Student Farm.  UCSB alumni Jack & Ki...
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Campus Comment: Santa Barbara Weather Galore

This year, the UC Santa Barbara campus has been hit by myriad of weather phenomena. From ashes to heavy rain, it seems like the only thing that hasn’t fallen from the sky is hail (knock on wood)...
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In Photos: A.S. Elections 2018

This year's Associated Students election saw tears of joy and of disappointment. Relive the night below:
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Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice

“Nothing beats the cookie season, that’s the truth!”
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Santa Barbara Gelato Festival 2018

Get the insider scoop on this year's coveted gelato flavors.
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Cold Brew in Review

This is for all you caffeine addicts.
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