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Publisher Profit Explained

Professor of Economics Ted Bergstrom presented his research regarding price discrimination by journal publishers during his talk on Thursday, revealing that much of the content that comes from academi...
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Graduate Student Matthew O’Neill Killed In Cycling Accident

Graduate student Matthew O’Neill was killed during a cycling accident in which he was hit by a truck driven by the son of Abel Maldonado, former Lieutenant Governor and California Senator, in Santa ...
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Changes in UCSB Health Insurance Receive Complaint

Students with health insurance providers outside of a 30-mile radius around Student Health are now ineligible to waive Gaucho Health Insurance according to policy changes made earlier this year.
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Judge Denies Gang Injunction Request

Santa Barbara County Superior Court Judge Colleen Sterne denied the city of Santa Barbara-proposed gang injunction this past Tuesday, ending a two-year fight between injunction proponents and opponent...
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Syphilis Rates Rise in Santa Barbara

Syphilis rates in Santa Barbara County have more than quadrupled in the past few years as the number of cases of sexually transmitted diseases continues to rise.
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Director of WHOI Discusses Radioactivity in Pacific Ocean

Radioactive isotope expert Ken Buesseler discussed the effects of radiation releases from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan on Tuesday during a Campbell Hall presentation entitled “...
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Lecture Discusses Ethnic Issues in Penal System

Associate professor of history at UCLA Kelly Lytle Hernandez gave a presentation tracing the history and reasons behind the mass incarceration of people of Mexican descent in the United States last ni...
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CAPS Promotes Mental Health Resources With Week of Events

CAPS Mental Health Peers have been hosting events for Health Awareness Week to increase the visibility of mental health resources on campus and encourage more student discussion on these issues. Durin...
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Bestselling Author Speaks About Life and Business

New York Times bestselling author Ann Patchett spoke at Campbell Hall Tuesday night to discuss the therapeutic aspects of writing and her mission to open an independent bookstore in her hometown of Na...
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Coalition Holds Sustainability Conference Emphasizing Social Justice, Direct Action

The California Student Sustainability Coalition met last weekend for a conference that explored the field of environmental sustainability.
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DOE Official To Speak About Sexual Assault

Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education Catherine Lhamon will speak to UCSB today at noon in the Mosher Alumni House, as a part of a series of campus tours focused on ...
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Deltopia Clean-Up Restores Faith in I.V.

In a coordinated effort with Adopt-a-Block, over 300 students organized on Sunday to clean the streets of Isla Vista after a day of Deltopia festivities.
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Professor Wins Psychology Fellowship For Brain Analysis

Psychology professor Michael Gazzaniga was recently named a 2015 William James Fellow by the Association for Psychological Science for his contributions to cognitive neuroscience.
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UCOP Revamps Sexual Violence Guidelines

The UC Office of the President recently announced an update to their system-wide policy on sexual harassment and sexual violence — including greater resources for training and education aimed at sex...
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University of California May Modify Admissions Process Based on External Factors

The University of California could begin using factors of race, gender and national origin when selecting students for admission, after the California State Senate passed Senate Constitutional Amendme...
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