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Storke Tower Celebrates 40 Years

Yesterday afternoon, the Storke Tower carillon rang out in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the tower’s erection.

Police Increase Patrol to Enforce Ordinances

The Isla Vista Foot Patrol will kick off the school year by crack¬ing down and doubling the number of deputies on patrol this weekend.

Those Regents Are So Mean

Did everyone catch the civil rights protest yesterday? I had heard rumors about a faculty walkout, but when I showed up I was met with singing, clapping, what sounded like gospel music and what I can only assume was a poetry reading.

Lasers Trigger Drug Delivery

Scientists at UCSB have developed a nanoparticle-based drug delivery system that uses non-harmful lasers to send chemicals directly into cells, which may lead to improved drug efficacy and fewer side effects.

Cuts Spur Rally

Over 350 students, faculty and staff gathered in the Arbor yesterday to protest the UC’s handling of its current financial crisis.

SB Seeks ‘Eater Revenge

The weekend slate includes a Friday game in San Diego, followed up by a home match with conference rival Irvine on Sunday. While Sunday’s Big West opener may loom large on the horizon, getting past the Aztecs first will be no easy feat.

U.S. Needs Affordable Education

I know that beyond the excellent academic credentials you needed to get accepted to UCSB, you also had to figure out how to pay for it. This is no small feat, especially in an economy where families are facing rising costs and are being asked to stretch fewer dollars farther.

Island Marine Sanctuary at Risk

A report released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has identified several threats to the health of California’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

Gauchos Fight for UC Supremacy

What a difference a year can make, after an unkind 2008 campaign that tagged UCSB women’s volleyball team with their second losing season in school history.

UC Buildings Go Green

Construction on the newest addition to UC Santa Barbara’s campus is now complete, just in time for Fall Quarter.