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Over 1,000 UC Santa Barbara Students Protest After Trump Elected President

Approximately 20 officers from the University Police Department were present at the protest, but no arrests were reported and the gathering remained peaceful for its entire duration.
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Trump Claims Swing States for an Executive Seat

A wave of red swept the electoral map Tuesday night as Donald J. Trump won in a stunning upset the 2016 Presidential election with a victory in 30 states.
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Postdocs Petition For UC-Wide Improvements

Postdoctoral scholars across the University of California system hand-delivered over 3,000 signatures to executive vice chancellors at seven different UC campuses on Monday to demand a fair contract a...
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Santa Barbara Ad Aims to Rebrand Isla Vista

The Isla Vista Safe Committee recently developed an ad campaign to be released this week in an effort to rebrand I.V. as safe and to notify the public of changes, including additional lighting, fences...
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Rape Crisis Center Receives Grant From the Fund for Santa Barbara

The Fund for Santa Barbara awarded a multi-year grant to Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center (SBRCC) a few weeks ago, which will provide SBRCC with $10,000 per year for the next three years to expand ser...
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Local Politicians Plan New Legislation in Response to Spill

On Tuesday, Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson and Assemblymember Das Williams announced plans to propose new legislation to prevent future oil spills and improve reaction times to spills following the Gavio...
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Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts Continue

Volunteers can now undergo training to participate in cleanup efforts underway after the fractured oil transportation pipe owned by Plains All American Pipeline leaked crude oil onto Refugio State Bea...
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Students, Environmental Groups Protest Fracking

Local grassroots climate justice organization, 350 Santa Barbara, hosted a demonstration and press conference at Santa Barbara County Courthouse Thursday to protest against hydraulic fracturing and ot...
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Pipe Spills 21,000 Gallons of Oil

On Tuesday, ruptured pipelines operated by Plains All American Pipeline leaked approximately 21,000 gallons of crude oil onto the Santa Barbara County shoreline near Refugio State Beach.
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Fathers Speak on Gun Safety, Control

Fathers of two victims of the events of May 23 last year spoke at an event titled “Turning Tragedy into Activism: Why We Got Involved in the Gun Safety Movement – A Conversation with Richard Marti...
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Napolitano, Attorney General Work to Improve Sexual Assault Policies

University of California President Janet Napolitano and Attorney General Kamala Harris developed a Model Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Wednesday to ensure cooperation between higher education a...
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A.S. To Fill Posts After Resignations

UCSB Associated Students (A.S.) is currently recruiting students to fill two vacant on-campus senator positions for the 2015-2016 school year.
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Art Installation To Light Campus

Media Arts Technology (MAT) Program professor Marcos Novak, Academic Senate Chair and sociology professor Kum-Kum Bhavnani and Academic Senate Vice-Chair and physics professor Omer Blaes will host “...
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LAFCO Opposes AB 3, Calls For Amendments

The Santa Barbara County Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) voted Thursday to oppose Assembly Bill 3, Assemblymember Das Williams’ initiative for Isla Vista self-governance through a Communit...
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Guerry Awards Honor Efforts of Community Police

For their responses to the events of May 23 last year, Santa Barbara Co. Sheriff’s Department (SBCSO) deputies and UCSB Police Department (UCPD) officers were commended at the 46th annual H. Thomas ...
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