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UC Student Association Advocates For Consent

Students across the UC system voted to launch UConsent last week, a UC Student Association (UCSA) campaign that aims to support student survivors of sexual assault through student education and advoca...
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Study Suggests Admonitions Against Obesity May Be Ineffective

A new study by UCSB psychology professor Dr. Brenda Major shows that the media stigmatization of overweight people is actually counterproductive.
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UCSB Professor Gives New Point of View to Current Trend of Mastectomies Used to Reduce Cancer Odds

A UCSB feminist studies professor is offering a new perspective on the growing use of prophylactic mastectomies, the surgical removal of one or both breasts, as a possible key to breast cancer prevent...
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ECE Professor Wins Prestigious Faculty Award

UCSB professor of electrical and computer engineering and materials John Bowers recently received the Faculty Research Lecturer award — the highest honor that the UCSB faculty can bestow upon one of...
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UCSB Biologists Find Contradictory New Organism With Unique Function

Researchers in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology have discovered a line of marine organisms that actually increase their calcification, or creation of new shells, in ocean waters...
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Coastal Fund Awards Grant for Watershed Restoration

The Associated Students Coastal Fund recently announced they will be granting the Environmental Defense Center a $7,000 grant to support the center’s work restoring the Goleta Slough Watershed. Loca...
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Associated Students Holds Student-Run Textbook Trade

Haley Kulik Staff Writer   Associated Students Office of the President and Academic Affairs Board will host a Textbook Marketplace this afternoon in Storke Plaza from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., in w...
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Student Group Raises Funds to Provide Aid in Central America

This summer the UCSB Global Medical and Dental Brigades will travel to Honduras to provide free health services to communities with limited access to medical care. Although the volunteer organizations...
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Organization Educates Students About Stress, Eating Disorders

Yesterday, Active Minds hosted the first in a series of three informational events from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. across from the Student Resource Building as part of this year’s National Eating Disorder...
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Universities Take Students With Debts to Court

Several prominent universities, such as George Washington University, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University, are suing former students for defaulting on Perkins student loan repayments, accor...
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UC SHIP Projects Possible Plan Deficits for 2013-2014

UC Student Health Insurance Plan premiums could increase for the 2013-2014 school year due to a projected 57 million dollar deficit reported by actuarial firm Alliant Insurance Services last month. Ac...
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Manual Merges Alcohol Dependence, Abuse

Many college binge drinkers may soon be considered alcoholics, according to the changes that will be implemented in the newest version of psychiatry’s diagnostic manual. In the current psychiatric d...
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UCSB Installs New Alarm Speakers

UCSB administrators have installed five new emergency speakers to alert campus members of oncoming tsunamis and other emergency situations and disasters, testing the new devices on Monday. The univers...
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