Gaucho Water Polo Closes Out Season With Loss

The #7 UCSB men’s water polo team (12-12 overall) concluded its 2010 season with a disappointing sixth-place finish in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Conference Tournament.

Daily Nexus Fall 2010 Photo Edition

Santa Barbara County Applies New Alcohol Law

To cut down on underage drinking, county officials will begin enforcement of a new ordinance next month that allows officers entry into residencies if they suspect minors are drinking on the premises.

Study Explores Sex-Related Drug Preferences in Rodents

UCSB psychology graduate student Kerri Kerstetter recently found that female rats prefer a cocaine high to a food coma.

Deli Deals To Aid Homeless

The Santa Barbara based Transition House is partnering with (805) Deli for the third year in a row to offer their week-long buy one, donate one benefit for needy families.

Professor Visits Military Trial to Analyze Torture

UCSB sociology associate professor Lisa Hajjar was present at the Guantánamo Bay last month for the trial of a former child soldier.

Campus Scholar Accepts Social Science Honors

UCSB sociology assistant professor Victor Rios recently received the American Society of Criminology’s New Scholar Award.

The Balancing Act: Working Mothers at UCSB

Laurel Wilder is the assistant director of Institutional Research & Planning at UCSB. She works an eight-hour day and exercises during her lunch hour.

One Blown Call, All Hopes Dashed

That, my friends, is a punch.

Bacteria Gain Evolutionary Edge With Toxic Darts

Biologists at UCSB have published a study in the journal Nature that found that certain bacteria fight for evolutionary dominance using “toxic darts” to attack and disable their competitors.