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UCSB Students Celebrate ‘May Day’ With Rally and Teach-In

Three student groups organized a “May Day” rally and teach-in in front of Storke Tower on Monday to protest workplace exploitation.
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Finding Permanence in Ink

Strength, recovery, liberation and ink: Students get ‘tatted’ to find stability as they navigate ever-changing college environments
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Paleontologist Finds ‘The Lost Giant’ on Expedition to Sahara Desert

In 2008, National Geographic paleontologist Nizar Ibrahim was on an African expedition when he and his team found “the lost giant” of the Sahara—the Spinosaurus—he told UCSB students Sunday.
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National Geographic Photographer Speaks at Campbell About His Work With Big Cats

Photojournalist and author Steve Winter presented On the Trail of Big Cats: Tigers, Cougars, and Snow Leopards, a chronicle of his work photographing wildlife throughout the world, during a lecture Su...
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Renowned Photographer Speaks in Santa Barbara About New Project, Environment

Professional photographer and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sebastião Salgado and author Pico Iyer spoke Wednesday evening at the Arlington Theatre about Genesis (2013), Salgado’s most recent phot...
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UC Launches New Presidential Public Service Fellowship

The University of California announced the new Presidential Public Service Fellowship on Feb. 18, encouraging undergraduate students to apply for public service internships through the UC Washington (...
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UCSB Peace Corps Rank Rises

UC Santa Barbara’s rank among universities producing Peace Corps Volunteers rose from 18th to eighth place in 2015.
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How to Fill a Seat on the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead on Saturday at a Texas resort at the age of 79, raising questions about nominating new justices and the presidential appointment process follow...
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UCSB Students, Faculty Discuss ISIS and Refugees

Professor Mark Juergensmeyer, Director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, spoke to students and faculty Tuesday evening at Carrillo Dining Commons about the rise of both the I...
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Conference Commemorates Fifth Anniversary of Egyptian Revolution

Professors and students gathered on the fifth anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution Monday for the After Tahrir: Egyptian Revolutionary Experiences and Future Visions conference in the McCune Confere...
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Creator of Khan Academy Speaks About Education

Salman Khan, founder of Khan Academy, spoke Sunday at the Granada Theatre about his nonprofit academy aimed at providing free, world-class education around the globe.
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Emergency Training Program To Prepare Students for Disasters

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will hold a free Emergency Training program on disaster preparedness and medical operations throughout January and February.
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California Raises Minimum Wage to 10 Dollars

California’s minimum wage rose from $9 an hour to $10 on Jan. 1 becoming the second highest national rate with the exception of the District of Columbia.
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International Students Share Thanksgiving Experiences

Thanksgiving is known around the world as an American holiday where family and friends come together to give thanks over comfort food. The holiday is only celebrated in a handful of locations includin...
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Students Come Together For First Meeting of New Social Justice Group

Students have officially founded UCSB’s first Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) club, which held its first meeting to discuss social justice and civil rights at the Goleta Valley Conference Room la...
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