This Boner’s Down for the Count

So “Boner” from “Growing Pains” (I mean, Andrew Koenig) died.

Rove Cracks Jokes, Defends Iraq War on Campus Visit

“Let’s remember what this is all about,” Karl Rove said to a packed audience in Campbell Hall as 150 protesters stood outside. “It’s about our country, and this is a shared experience.”

UCSB Sweeps Up Ivy Leaguers

The UCSB men’s volleyball team easily handled Harvard Thursday night, beating the Crimson on the road in Cambridge. The Gauchos schooled the Ivy Leaguers, winning in straight sets 30-26, 30-22 and 30-21.

Save the Planet with Meatless Monday

Meatless Mondays have arrived on university campuses across the nation, usually led by student groups advocating for reduced consumption of meat — beef, in particular — in the name of environmental stewardship.

Nature To Take Center Stage in UCSB Exhibit

Local artist and UCSB alumna Ann Diener will showcase her latest project today: a mural painted directly on a wall in the University Art Museum.

SB Heads to San Jose

After winning 18-4 against their neighbors at Westmont, the Gaucho baseball team plays their first game of a seven-game road trip at San Jose State, where they will play a double header on Saturday and one more game on Sunday pending rain.

“Fat Talk” Fosters Unhealthy Ideals

Last week I asked the deli woman for a quarter pound of their red, white and blue potato salad. The women in line with me said, “Have you tried that?” I said, “Oh yes, it is tasty. If you like blue cheese…” “And bacon, and all the bad stuff,” she interrupted me with a knowing smile.

Craigslist Hoax Swindles Pupil

A UCSB student was conned out of $3,000 earlier this month in an online scam, highlighting a trend of Isla Vista residents falling victim to Internet fraud.

Tourney Foes Throw Out ‘Chos

UCSB softball suffered back-to-back losses on the opening day of the Gaucho Classic, falling to Drexel 4-2 and North Dakota State 2-0 to extend its losing streak to eight games. The Gauchos have been shut out in four of the eight games during a streak dictated by struggles at the plate.

Professor Hosts Free Conference

UCSB will host a free conference today discussing the centennial of the Mexican Revolution.