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UCSB Aids Air Force in Research

The United States Dept. of Defense is awarding $14.5 million to UCSB through several grants over the next five years. The Air Force Office of Scientific Research allotted more than 7 percent of the Mu...
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Technology Reopens ’80s Murder

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Dept. found new evidence last week linking the three-decade-old case of a notorious serial killer and rapist to the murder of a Goleta couple in 1981. The departme...
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Venture Contest To Begin Final Round

Six teams were chosen as finalists in UCSB’s 12th annual New Venture Competition and will compete for cash prizes and investment opportunities next Wednesday at 3 p.m. in Corwin Pavilion. The conten...
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Government Briefs

Local government councils will consider a scope of issues today during their weekly meetings.   Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors   The board will listen to recommendations regarding...
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Student Officer Transition Starts With Transparency

Associated Students’ current and incoming executive officers will host an open forum today at 5 p.m. in the MultiCultural Center Lounge as a medium for students to inquire about the executive board...
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Flexible Brains Bring Better Learning Skills

A recent study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences may provide researchers with a framework to help determine a person’s learning capacity for motor activiti...
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Angry Bees Cause Buzz on Campus Bicycle Path

A swarm of bees engulfed the bike path near the Student Resource Building yesterday morning, disrupting students’ routes and causing at least one collision. The incident occurred around 10 a.m. near...
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Government Briefs

Santa Barbara City Council   The council will examine the city’s effectiveness in enforcing existing state laws and city municipal ordinances regarding transient-related street crimes such as p...
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Students Reject Bulk of Fees

The results of the Spring Elections’ Campus Elections Commission ballot were released Friday, establishing one new fee and upholding five reaffirmations. Students approved a fee increase of $4.24 pe...
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Study Makes Top 40 List to Help Focus Research

A plethora of scientists have released a set of 40 questions that they believe will help guide collaboration between scientific researchers and policy makers on conservation issues in the U.S. The com...
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Art Class Project Exposes Media Vulnerability

Students in teaching assistant Desiree D’Alessandro’s Art 7A section posted partially fictional online responses to Daily Nexus articles last week for a class assignment.
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UCSB Gives Students Insight

Thousands of prospective students toured campus Saturday for Spring Insight, acquainting themselves with the academic atmosphere.
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Driver Strikes, Kills Black Bear Crossing Local Bridge

The California Highway Patrol reported that a bear was struck on the SR-154 highway yesterday as it attempted to cross Cold Spring Bridge.
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Beach Closures To Continue

All beach entryways along Isla Vista and campus will be closed once again this weekend to prevent the possibility of Floatopia, the Santa Barbara County Parks Dept. announced yesterday....
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Police Barricades Capsize Floatopia

While increased police presence successfully prevented the occurence of a possible Floatopia this past weekend, the county may decide to prevent beach access again this weekend.
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