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Gevirtz School of Education Evaluates Effectiveness of Gang Reduction Programs

Researchers from the Gevirtz School of Education recently helped evaluate a $1.5 million grant of state funds awarded to three cities in Santa Barbara County, with these funds intended to reduce youth...
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I.V. Parks & Rec Elect New Official, Discuss New Neighborhood Center

Isla Vista Recreation and Park District elected a new director in the Board of Directors, and the government body continued to discuss the future of the Isla Vista Community Center.
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Local Band The Fire Department to Play Show Tomorrow

This Saturday night, local rock, funk, soul and reggae band the Fire Department will perform a show at 10:30 p.m. at 6741 Sabado Tarde, filming the music video on their upcoming single, “Underwater....
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A.S. Senate Discusses Pardall Center, IGNITE, Bike Safety

Wednesday night’s Associated Students Senate meeting discussed a number of ongoing campus projects and issues, including development of a community center in Isla Vista called the A.S. Pardall Cente...
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Australian Adventurer Speaks On 6,000 Mile Trip Through Eurasia

Australian adventurer, author and filmmaker Tim Cope spoke about his three and a half year trip chronicled in his book On the Trail of Genghis Khan: An Epic Journey Through the Land of the Nomads at C...
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Santa Barbara Startup Weekend Draws in Future Entrepreneurs

Santa Barbara Startup Weekend hosted a 54-hour non-profit event geared toward developing business ideas, creating innovative products and launching new businesses this past Sunday at the Museum of Con...
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Paul Rusesabagina Shares Stories of Rwandan Genocide, Passive Resistance at SBCC

Humanitarian and Rwandan hotel manager Paul Rusesabagina, whose efforts in hiding and protecting 1,268 Hutu and Tutsi refugees during the Rwandan Genocide provided the basis for the film “Hotel Rwan...
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Guitarist Buddy Guy Played at Campbell Hall

Blues guitar living legend Buddy Guy performed to a sold-out show last evening at Campbell Hall, with an opening performance by 14-year-old American singer and guitarist Quinn Sullivan.
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A.S. Senate Discusses Projector Installation, New Annex, Community Financial Fund

This Wednesday’s Associated Students Senate meeting focused on several upcoming projects, including a $7,000 projector to be installed near the dorms at San Miguel Stage, the Associated Students Ann...
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‘The Wilde Circus: Vitriol’ Opens at Santa Barbara Art Foundry

Local Santa Barbara theatre company, Sexy Sandwich Productions, will be performing their third and newest opus, The Wilde Circus: Vitriol, this weekend at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry.
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Scholar Nassim Taleb Talks On Effects of Uncertainty

Renowned philosophical scholar Nassim Nicholas Taleb gave a lecture on the effects uncertainty has on decision-making Monday at Campbell Hall, discussing the philosophical and technical problems with ...
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Isla Vista Residents and Police Prepare for Halloween Crowds

With Halloween approaching in less than a week, preparations by students and law enforcement are already well underway, with officials anticipating roughly 40,000 party-goers to join the annual Isla V...
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Shark Season Nears for Santa Barbara County; Professors Discuss Safety

Late last month, three sharks were seen feeding upon a Minke whale carcass in the middle of the Santa Barbara Channel. But the gory incident comes as no surprise, with the anniversaries of two Santa B...
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