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Lois Capps Pushes for Passage of House Bill

Congresswoman Lois Capps, representative for California’s 24th district, moved to pass comprehensive immigration reform bill House Resolution 15 on Wednesday by joining other House Democrats in sign...
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Recognizing Religion in Conflict

Najeeba Syeed-Miller, an internationally recognized author and assistant professor of interreligious education at Claremont School of Theology, gave a talk about religious conflict and mediation at th...
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UpJoy Promises Stress Relief

Two students in UCSB’s psychology department played a part in launching a new website called UpJoy.me, a site that works to promote positive moods, productivity and relaxation after just a few minut...
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UCSB Professor Weighs in on Civil Unrest in Ukraine

The Daily Nexus’ Senior Staff Writer David Jackson sat down with political science professor Cynthia S. Kaplan to discuss the deteriorating situation in Ukraine, the reasons behind it and its ramif...
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A.S. Senate Discusses New Vaccine, Future Projects

Wednesday night’s Associated Students Senate meeting focused on new information about the upcoming meningitis vaccine and its financial impact on UCSB, amongst other issues.
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A.S. Senate Debates Marijuana Legalization Bill, Other Issues

A heated debate surrounding a bill to support the legalization and taxation of marijuana in order to fund higher education dominated last night’s five-hour-long Associated Student Senate meeting.
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Professor Discusses Industrialized Racism

As part of UCSB’s MultiCultural Center lecture series “Race Matters,” visiting Ithaca College professor Paula Ioanide spoke yesterday about the interplay of racism, education and the prison syst...
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A.S. Senate Discusses Energy; Debates I.V. Center, Logo

During last night’s Associated Students Senate meeting, Third District Supervisor Doreen Farr gave a presentation to students, senators discussed ongoing projects such as the Pardall Center and Chil...
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Don’t Wait – Vaccinate! UCSB To Offer Free Meningitis Inoculation

On Feb. 24, Student Health Services will begin offering select students and faculty an experimental meningitis vaccine that is not licensed for use in the U.S., following the use of a similarly unlice...
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Governor Declares California Drought Emergency

After the driest year on record for California and over two years of below-average rainfall for the majority of the state, Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency.
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A.S. Senate Focuses on Budgets, Deltopia, Other Projects

Associated Students Senate met Wednesday night to review California’s state budget, discuss upcoming events for the quarter, such as Deltopia and examine food budgets for different campus Boards, Co...
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Visiting Professor Speaks on Medical Ethics in Guantanamo Bay

Boston University Professor Sondra Crosby spoke about the ongoing human rights crisis in GuantanamoBay in a lecture called “Medical Ethics at GuantanamoBayDetentionCenter” yesterday at the Humanit...
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A.S. Senate Calls For Sexual Assault Policy Reform

Associated Students Senate unanimously passed a resolution calling on the university to reform certain aspects of its sexual assault policy and discussed the status of the association’s Pardall Road...
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First Female Federal Reserve Chair Confirmed

The U.S. Senate confirmed last Monday the next Chair of the Federal Reserve as Janet Yellen, the first woman ever appointed to head the central bank of the United States.
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UCPD Chief Explains Tobacco Ban to A.S. Senate

Associated Student Senate reconvened for the first meeting of the year last night, covering a wide range of topics including the University of California Student Association — or UCSA — budget, th...
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