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Council Meets Controversy

Associated Students Legislative Council spent the majority of last night’s meeting discussing funding for College Republicans’ proposal to bring controversial speaker David Horowitz to campus. Aft...
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Accused A.S. Member To Keep Office

Associated Students On-Campus Representative Joseph Lee, who was also elected as a 2011-12 Representative-at-Large, pled not guilty yesterday to four charges in relation to a recent laptop theft.
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A.S. Rep Faces Theft Charges

Associated Students On-Campus Representative Joseph Lee was released from Santa Barbara County Jail on $20,000 bail on Sunday after being arrested in connection with a stolen laptop. Lee, a second-yea...
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[Update] 2011 Election Results

Update: April 23, 2011 8 a.m. The results of the Spring Elections’ Campus Elections Commission ballot were released yesterday, establishing one new fee and upholding five reaffirmations. Students ap...
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Power Plant Faces Tremor Tests

The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been asked to delay approving Diablo Canyon Power Plant’s license renewal until the nuclear-powered facility undergoes an earthquake risk evaluati...
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SB Accepts Record Number

UCSB offered admission to 22,386 of nearly 50,000 applicants — its largest pool ever — for Fall 2011. The university accepted 46 percent of prospective freshmen applicants and plans to enroll abou...
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Proposal Reduces Federal Spending on Students

The federal government funded the University of California, Santa Barbara $42,020,658 in federal grants throughout the 2010 fiscal year under the Recovery Acts Project.
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Train Collision Claims Life

An unidentified man died yesterday after he was hit by an Amtrak train on the tracks near Fairview Avenue. The collision came just one day after an Amtrak train hit a fallen tree on the tracks slightl...
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Senate Revokes “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

President Barack Obama recently signed a bill repealing the U.S. military’s contentious “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy.
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Vote To Decide Fee Hike

The University of California Board of Regents is set to approve an $822 annual fee increase as discussed at their UC San Francisco Mission Bay meeting yesterday.
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ONLINE UPDATE: Protests Escalate at UCSF Regents Meeting

San Francisco – Amidst growing expectations that the Regents will approve an eight percent student tuition increase tomorrow, at least six students have been arrested for protesting. Dozens more pro...
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A.S. Incorporates Coalition After Extensive Debate

The Human Rights Board was finally established as an official Associated Students entity in a legislative council meeting last night, overcoming its defeat in deliberations last year.
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Campaign Shows Resistance to Ballot Measure

A dozen students protested Proposition 23 with a “die-in” yesterday at the Arbor.
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Research Counters Gay Policy

While the LGBTQ community gained a short-lived victory from the overturn of the U.S. military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy earlier this month, a federal appeals court has already reverse...
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Political Events Spur Debate of Fund Allocation

The Associated Students Legislative Council discussed the context of a recent A.S. Finance Board allocation during last night’s three-hour meeting.
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