Capitalism Not All To Blame for Economic Woes

At this moment – at the culmination of an age of unfettered capitalism and the dawn of an era of government activism – we are begged to consider the constitution of our financial markets. I think we can all agree that capitalism is an intoxicating brew, and, like other fine ales, it’s capable of eliciting the best and worst attributes within our collective human character.

FDA Approves UCI Scientist Stem Cell Therapy

Irvine – On Jan. 23, the first treatment derived from embryonic stem cells was approved for human clinical trials. The treatment, discovered by a group of researchers at UC Irvine, may be able to heal acute spinal cord injuries.

SB Visits Vegas

The UCSB swimming team will travel to Las Vegas to swim against UNLV on Saturday in a dual meet at the Buchanan Natatorium in their last dual meet of the season on the road.

Wage Complaints Came at the Wrong Time

On Jan. 26, 2009, 50,000 people in the United States were laid off. On Jan. 27, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees on UCSB’s campus asked for a $6,000 raise per employee as unemployment hit a record high of 9.3 percent in California, 2 percent higher than the national average.

UCSB Researchers Delve Into Retinal Disorder

Thanks to a $240,000, three-year research grant, UCSB scientists will now have the opportunity to examine a degenerative retinal disease – central serous chorioretinopathy.

UCSB Set to Quake CSUN

Tonight the UCSB men’s basketball team will shoot to rebound from a pair of bad losses in the friendly confines of the Thunderdome. The Gauchos (8-11, 2-5 Big West) need to snag a win in the ESPNU-televised match against a hot Northridge squad (7-10, 4-3 Big West) after going 1-2 in their last road trip.

UCSB Professors Perpetuate Liberal Bias

There is something very disturbing happening on this campus. I believe that some of our professors are using their prestigious positions as academics to pass off biased and partisan political positions as objective truth.

Pricey Paving Project Presses On

Despite the current economic crunch, the $53 million construction project along Highway 101 between Milpas and Hot Springs Roads will continue as scheduled — at least for now.

Gauchos Destroying Big West

For the first part of the Big West season, the UCSB women’s basketball team was winning games with defense, not offense. Now, transitioning into the second leg of conference play, it appears the Gauchos have a new strategy: win with both.

Gaza Display Misrepresents Truth

Editor, Daily Nexus,