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Alumni Weekend To Draw Flocks of Former Gauchos

With over 6,000 alumni expected to return to campus this weekend, the UCSB Alumni Association is hosting a variety of events, ranging from lectures to athletics, as part of the seventh annual All Gauc...
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UC Application Numbers Rise, Admission Difficulty Increases

This year’s admission process was the most selective in UCSB history, with just 39 percent of the over 62,000 prospective applicants being admitted for the 2013-2014 school year. According to the Of...
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Eco Festival To Feature Sustainable Food, Products and Transportation

This weekend, the Community Environmental Council will host the 43rd annual Earth Day Festival at Alameda Park in the West Coast’s most well-attended Earth Day celebration, with renowned environment...
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San Joaquin Project Concerns Local Residents

Hannah Nelson Staff Writer   UCSB Housing and Residential Services will be in the process of constructing the new university housing site San Joaquin — an apartment complex to be located north ...
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UCSB Anthropologist Receives Praise for Upcoming Book

Over the course of four years, UCSB anthropologist Jeffrey Hoelle spent a total of 18 months in Acre, Brazil tapping rubber and rounding up cattle while studying the social dynamics contributing to de...
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Nutrition and Health Class Risks Being Cut After Fall 2013

UCSB’s popular “Nutrition for Health” course may no longer be offered after fall quarter of next year due to cuts to the Exercise and Sports Studies department, according to Professor Art Gilber...
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UCSB Men’s Rugby Rallies Around New Kiwi Coach

Tim Lewis, the UCSB Rugby Team’s newest head coach, is planning to bring a bit of New Zealand flair to the team, working with Inside Running Academy — a prestigious New Zealand-based program for ...
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Obama’s New Immigration Polices To Affect UCSB Students

Last week President Obama outlined his plan for immigration reform, directly impacting the large community of undocumented students and residents living in Santa Barbara County, who currently make up ...
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UCSB Program Earns Distinction For Enhancing Writing Experience

The Conference on College Composition and Communication recently honored the UCSB Writing Program with its prestigious Certificate of Excellence award, acknowledging the unique program for its faculty...
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Cancer Nonprofit Increases Reach of SB County Office

The Teddy Bear Cancer Foundation, a local nonprofit organization providing financial and emotional support to families of children with cancer, was recently consolidated to include the counties of San...
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Interns Teach Fifth-Graders Science Fundamentals

Kids in Nature offers UCSB students the chance to mentor elementary school students in various scientific fields, engaging in interactive educational activities and field trips. Now in its twelfth yea...
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Collaborative Reading Organization Selects Nonfiction Title to Encourage Discussion

UCSB Reads has selected Joshua Foer’s Moonwalking with Einstein, a nonfiction book that follows the author’s efforts to improve his memory and chronicles his participation in the 2005 USA Memory C...
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