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Goleta Ice Rink Plans Move Forward With Help of Recent Grant

The Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association recently received a $350,000 grant from local attorney Christina Djernaes and the Kind World Foundation to fund the development of a new ice rink in G...
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UCSB’s Most Useful Majors

In continuation of yesterday’s installment of UCSB’s Most and Least Useful Majors, as compiled by Newsweek using U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data, today the Nexus provides the Six Most Useful ...
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UCSB’s Least Useful Majors

Citing data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Newsweek recently released a list of what it considers the 13 Most Useful and Useless college majors after weighing factors such as employm...
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Finance Board 5/1/2012

The UCSB Associated Students Finance Board granted $1,235 to the campus Sociology Association last night during its weekly meeting. The group initially requested $1,485 to finance its Isla Vista Cultu...
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City Funds Nonprofit Agencies

The city of Santa Barbara recently offered grants collectively worth $1.3 million to dozens of local community service organizations. City officials allocated over half a million dollars to capital pr...
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Web Courses To Offer UC-Caliber Learning at Home

UCSB will offer its first fully online courses during this year’s Summer Sessions for students seeking the convenience of a UC education from home. Session A will feature Geography 8: Living with Gl...
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A.S. Funds Aid Humanitarian Efforts

During last night’s Associated Students Finance Board meeting, the campus chapter of the Global Medical Brigades requested $4625.02 from the board’s unallocated funds for medication to be distribu...
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New Book Finds UCSB Surpasses Federal Standard

The College Success for Students with Physical Disabilities guide recently named UCSB one of the top disability-friendly colleges in the nation. The book, released Feb. 1, compares prospective schools...
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Election Bill Veto Sparks Controversy in A.S. Session

The Associated Students Legislative Council spent the majority of last night’s meeting debating A.S. President Harrison Weber’s veto of the organization’s amended Elections Code. Weber struck th...
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Food Bank Splurges on Awareness

During last night’s Associated Students Finance Board meeting, the A.S. Food Bank requested an allocation of $11,300 for the upcoming 2012-13 school year. The organization’s proposed budget includ...
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Litigation Brings Modifications to DSP Application

UCSB’s Disabled Students Program modified its online application system in response to a lawsuit filed last quarter by fourth-year global studies major Alexander Stern. Stern filed litigation agains...
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Campaign Promotes a Smoke-Free UC

UC President Mark G. Yudof announced that the UC system will launch an official campaign to make all 10 UC campuses smoke-free by 2014. Yudof formally announced the decision to prohibit smoking in a l...
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Beloved Psychology Professor To Deliver Pseudo-Final Lecture

Psychology professor Alan Fridlund, best known by students for his popular Introduction to Psychology course, will consider the approach of his death and give his ‘last lecture’ at 8 p.m. in Embar...
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Campus Ad Request Causes Controversy

Student government representatives grappled with the issue of restricting on-campus advertising by Crisis Pregnancy Centers during last night’s Associated Students Legislative Council meeting. If pa...
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Student Sues UC Over Employment Policy

Fourth-year global studies major Alexander Stern has filed a case against the UC regarding the employment policy of the Disabled Students’ Program, which allegedly bans disabled people from applying...
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