The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors met Tuesday morning at the County Administration Building and voted 3-2 to support Assemblymember Das Williams’ Isla Vista Self Governance Bill, Assembly Bill 3 (AB 3), on the condition that it be amended to include a six-year limit on the implementation of a Utility Users Tax (UUT).
The Associated Students Senate met Wednesday night in the UCen’s Flying A Room to discuss legislation in the last meeting of the current Senate’s term.
International Association for Political Science Students (IAPSS) and UCSB History club co-hosted a talk titled “ISIS: A Historical Perspective” at Buchanan Hall Wednesday night during which UCSB history professors discussed the origins of the terrorist group, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
UCSB Arts & Lectures and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center (IHC) co-hosted a debate titled “The 2015 Arthur N. Rupe Debate: The Use of Genetically Modified Organisms in Food” at Campbell Hall Wednesday night to deliberate the harms and benefits of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
The Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) will host the Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Walk this Saturday in Storke Plaza as part of a series of events in remembrance of the events of May 23 last year.
On Tuesday, ruptured pipelines operated by Plains All American Pipeline leaked approximately 21,000 gallons of crude oil onto the Santa Barbara County shoreline near Refugio State Beach.
Fathers of two victims of the events of May 23 last year spoke at an event titled “Turning Tragedy into Activism: Why We Got Involved in the Gun Safety Movement – A Conversation with Richard Martinez and Bob Weiss" at Isla Vista Theater on Monday afternoon to advocate for gun control legislation across the United States.