Gauchos Advance to MPSF Finals

The UCSB men’s volleyball team established the program’s reputation as one of the best in the nation with a dominating 3-1 (25-17, 26-28, 25-20, 25-23) victory over No. 3 Long Beach State in the semifinals of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation tournament. The Gauchos now advance to the Conference Championship Match for the first time since 1996.

Gauchos Host Sixth Seed Long Beach in Conference Tournament

This weekend, UC Santa Barbara will host the 2011 Big West Championship Tournament for women’s water polo. After finishing the season ranked No. 16 in the nation with a record of 16-11 overall and 3-2 in conference, the Gauchos received the third seed in the tournament and will face sixth-seeded Long Beach State in the second game of the tournament.

UCSB to Begin Seven-Game Roadtrip

Following a 4-1 home stand, the UCSB baseball team will now pack up its bags for a seven-game road trip starting with a three-game series at Riverside today.

Scientists Seek to Establish Community Fishery

The UCSB Marine Science Institute is collaborating with several organizations to create a community-supported fishery in Santa Barbara by 2012. The institute will work alongside Commercial Fishermen Santa Barbara, the California Sea Grant Extension Program and the Santa Barbara Sustainable Seafood Program to sell local fishermen’s bounty and educate the public about the benefits of […]

Students To Seek Job Advice at Annual Career Day

The UCSB Dept. of Communication is hosting its third annual Career Day this Saturday to offer free job advice to all students. The event will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Phelps Hall and will feature a series of career panels led by volunteer graduates including Executive Vice President of Worldwide Marketing […]

Two Campus IT Departments To Merge

The College of Letters and Science Information Technology department will merge with the Office of Academic Programs’ Instructional Computing on May 1 to streamline the university’s electronic resources. The consolidation will not affect employment or available technological services in either department. Instructional Computing Director Bill Koseluk will lead the collaborative institution. Koseluk said the convergence […]

Gauchos Prepare for Big West Championships

With the Big West Tournament set to begin today, the UCSB men’s tennis team is looking to channel some of its recent postseason magic that has helped it capture four of the last five league titles.

UCSB Heads to Indian Wells for Conference Tourney

This weekend, the No. 64 UCSB women’s tennis team travels to Indian Wells for the Big West Championship Tournament. The Gauchos (13-9 overall, 5-3 Big West) are the fourth seed and will take on fifth-seeded Pacific (8-11, 4-4) in the first round on Friday.

Cops Are Elected To Keep Order, Not Create Chaos

Sometimes I fear for the Bear Flag Republic. I was walking through our beloved Isla Vista around midnight. It was a weekday and the streets were quiet. The air was warm and peaceful, pregnant with the reek of the juicy, dank joint I had in my front pocket. I was going to the beach. I […]

Passive Aggression On Facebook Stagnates A.S.

Tucked away in the corner of the Associated Students Main Office is the Office of the Student Advocate (OSA). If you don’t know where that is, I won’t hold it against you. Being a caseworker in the PR Dept. of the OSA, most of my time is spent taking cases or meeting with students who […]