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YOUR FAVORITE WORD ~ FREE ~ I.V.’S FREE ACTIVITY DAY! Join I.V’s Food Co-op for some fresh air and free activities on Saturday, Sep. 22 at 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The activities are hosted by ...
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Four Arrested After Paintball Gun Injures Pedestrian

The men are currently in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail on $30,000 bails.
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Former I.V. Landlord James Gelb Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge of Disturbing the Peace

Gelb was charged with the misdemeanor after he was recorded yelling profanity at Ethan Bertrand, I.V. Community Services District (CSD) president.
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What Does “Self-Care” Actually Mean for College Students?

In anticipation of the new school year, Laurel Rinehart shares her tips for attaining a physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy college lifestyle.
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Why I Hate Cigarettes

Sanya Kamidi opens up about her fear of addiction and the ever-present temptation of nicotine.
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Jew-ish: The Gray Area of Being a Modern Jew

Hannah Jackson reflects on her experiences to explore the religious, cultural and ethnic nuances involved in identifying as Jewish in America today.
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UCSB Men’s Soccer Takes Down No. 23 Bruins

The Gauchos continue their trend in the right direction as Big West Conference play gets set to begin with an upset over No. 23 ranked UCLA.
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Gauchos Look to B(Ruin) UCLA’s Top 25 Ranking

Sports Editor Omar Hernandez previews the biggest game of the season so far for the men's soccer team, and what the Gauchos have to do to lock up a win.
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Big West Preview: Women’s Volleyball

Women's volleyball in the Big West conference, previewed by staff writer Spencer Ault.
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Bloom by Troye Sivan: A Mature Leap Toward Pop Stardom

Sivan’s bright, fruitful and flowery imagery subverts the typical masculine pop archetype, perhaps ushering in a new era of artists who reject toxic masculinity and embrace vulnerability.
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Get Your Be-hinds Ready for Hinds

Fresh off the release of their second studio album, I Don’t Run, Hinds will be taking the stage of Santa Barbara’s very own SOhO on Sept. 22.
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Miguel to Elevate the SB Bowl

After a year of touring off of his recent success, and with special guest DVSN along the way for this stretch, the SB Bowl stage is set for a wavy end to the summer.
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UCSB Researcher Works toward Island Restoration

Understanding how to effectively restore an ecosystem after it has been altered by an invasive species is one component of UCSB research Hillary Young’s work.
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Citizen Scientists Help Track Endangered Fish in Unique Project

The project relies on citizen scientists who upload pictures of the giant spotted sea bass in the wild and a powerful algorithm that accurately identifies individuals.
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Fishy Business: Wealthy Nations Overrepresent in Industrial Fishing

The dominance of wealthier countries in global industrial fishing can be highly detrimental for low-income countries that predominantly rely on seafood for nutritional sustenance.
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5 Girls You Will Meet at UCSB Based on Bathroom Graffiti

Based on real UCSB bathroom graffiti, here are the 5 UCSB girls you will meet based on these quotes somebody probably wrote while they were pooping!
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Freshman Wonders if Beach is More Than Just Background for Hot Bikini Pics – Decides No.

It was recently reported that freshman and licensed blonde person Nikki Ehrlich had half a revelation over the weekend during an excursion to Sands with friend and beta brunette Claire Graisman.
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Local Catcaller To Take Leave of Absence After Recently Learning None of the Women He Harasses Actually Want His Dick

In what has so far been a trying week, local catcaller Steven Johnson released a statement on Monday declaring that he would be taking a personal leave after word broke that none of the women he haras...
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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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In Photos: UCSB PRIDE Drag Show ft. Trixie Mattel

The Associated Students Queer Commission hosted this year's Pride Week at UC Santa Barbara which included a drag show at Campbell Hall. Below our photographer captured some of the scenes, including  ...
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An Incredible Experience: Pixar Fest in Review

"Fish are friends, not food." Lobster nachos don't count, right?
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15 Ways to Fight Freshman 15

The Freshman 15 is very real, but that doesn't mean you can't avoid them.
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Take a Bite out of Isla Vista

Enjoy a taste of life at UCSB.
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