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IHC Hosts Lecture on Japanese Cultural Shift Towards Cattle

Yale University history professor Daniel Botsman gave a talk yesterday entitled “From Sacred Cow to Kobe Beef: Japan’s Bovine Revolution” detailing the transformation of social and religious cus...
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UCSB Professor Recognized for Outstanding Research

The Academic Senate recently awarded UCSB physics Professor Joseph Polchinski the title of 2014 Faculty Research Lecturer, the highest honor a professor can receive from the university body.
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CCS Physics Student Wins Goldwater Award

Third-year College of Creative Studies physics major Ilan Rosen received the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in recognition of his research on condensed matter, while second-year CCS math major Mark Ry...
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Prestigious Academy Elects UCSB Professors to Join Ranks

UCSB religious studies professor Catherine Albanese and physics professor Anthony Zee were recently elected to be members of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences, making them two of j...
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UCSB Admits Record Number of Students

The UC system was more selective and admitted more prospective first-year students than in previous years, and Latino students reflected higher admission rates than white students for the first time i...
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Proposed Initiative To Promote Sustainable Agriculture, Reduce Waste

The Associated Students Department of Public Worms has proposed a new $1.29 fee initiative titled Composting Program on the Spring ballot for the ongoing A.S. elections in an effort to further develop...
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Queer Commission Fees To Appear on Upcoming A.S. Ballot

The upcoming Associated Students election ballot will include a new lock-in fee initiative of $2.12 per quarter for undergraduate students to support the Associated Students Queer Commission, an educa...
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UCSB Professor Explores Effects of Hidden Shame

UCSB Sociology professor Thomas Scheff published an examination on the topic of hidden shame in an article released in a February issue of the peer-reviewed academic journal, Cultural Sociology.
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Journalist Sasha Abramsky Lectures on Poverty, Inequality, Government

Acclaimed journalist Sasha Abramsky gave a talk titled “The American Way of Poverty” at the McCune Conference Room Tuesday afternoon, with his presentation honing in on the epidemic of poverty in ...
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Fairy Tale Fashion Show

Students dressed as Tinker Bell, Cruella de Vil and Superman turned fairytale norms upside down last night as they walked in the Enchanted Fashion Show in Corwin Pavilion.
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Fate of Local Restaurant Ownership Depends on Competition Results

The owners of Pace Food and Drink, a popular State Street restaurant serving up classic American cuisine, recently announced an open contest — with an entry fee of just $500 — for full ownership o...
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NCEAS Study Suggests Surprising Biodiversity in Cities

A recent study conducted by UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) found that urban environments are more supportive of biodiversity than previously thought, with a sur...
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Study Suggests Peaceful Alliances Can Override Racial Boundaries

UCSB researchers recently published a study on the relationship between racial categorization and peaceful cooperation in the academic journal PLOS ONE, with the paper’s findings suggesting that dif...
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A.S. Events This Week Inform Students About Debt

Students will have a chance at scoring some cost-free Ramen noodles at the Arbor today, as part of a series of events this week called “Week of Revenue,” which aims to provide students with educat...
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Bliggity is the New Black

“Blackness is beautifully nuanced,” said Mahader Tesfai, an Eritrean artist whose work will be featured at the art exhibit “Bliggity Black: Blacker Than Black” at the MultiCultural Center unti...
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