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A.S. Council Debates Creation of New Board

The Associated Students Legislative Council discussed the instatement of a new A.S. entity at last night’s four-hour meeting.
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Human Rights and Healthcare Activist To Speak in Campbell

Edna Adan Ismail — who pioneered women’s rights and healthcare organizations in her homeland of Somaliland, Western Africa — will speak on campus tonight about her struggle and accomplishments.
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Federal Agency Honors Origins

This month, the Peace Corps is celebrating its 50 year anniversary. Since its initiation, the program has enabled over 200,000 individuals to promote peace and unity throughout 139 countries worldwide...
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Grad Program Bests Rivals

UCSB has topped the standings in the latest bout of national graduate school rankings.
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Leg. Council Debates Parking Permit Hike

The Associated Student Legislative Council discussed the increasing rates of campus parking permits at their first meeting of the school year, held last night in the State Street Room of the UCen.
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Slug Finding Makes Waves

UCSB research biologist Jeff Goddard recently discovered a new species of the most savage class of animals in the kingdom — the sea slug!
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Military Policy Bill Faces Delays

Voting on the repeal of the military’s controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy was further postponed on Tuesday by a Senatorial filibuster.
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UC Board Passes Expansion Plan

The University of California Board of Regents approved UCSB’s Long Range Development Plan as well as changes to the UC’s retirement policy after their meeting last week.
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UC Pension Plan Lacks Funding

The UC Board of Regents discussed restructuring pension and health care policies in order to cope with a $21 billion shortfall in the UC retirement budget.
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Former Faculty Member Dies

Professor emeritus Robert Potter died of prostate cancer on July 11 at his home in Santa Barbara. He was 76 years old.
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Gaucho To Improve UC Inclusion Effort

UCSB’s Jesse Bernal, the 2009-10 student regent, was recently elected as the University of California system-wide University Diversity Coordinator.
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Creative Oil Spill Assessment Process Earns Grant

UCSB Geography Professor David Valentine discovered an innovative method for more accurate measurement of oil spill leakage by assessing methane concentration.
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Liability Report Examines University Performance

This week, the UC Office of the President presented its second Annual Accountability Report to the UC Board of Regents.
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City Council Agrees to Limit Number of Marijuana Dispensaries

The Santa Barbara City Council approved revisions to its existing medical marijuana ordinance, capping the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the city.
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Center for Black Studies to Host Haiti Flag Week Events

In recognition of UCSB’s third annual Haiti Flag Week the Center for Black Studies Research will be hosting a series of panel discussions, speakers and benefits through Friday.
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