Groups Give Youth a Taste of UCSB

Two UCSB organizations played host over the weekend to over 60 Los Angles area youth who were attending a college outreach program. The Hermanos Unidos student organization and the Sigma Alpha Zeta sorority hosted the sixth annual College Link Outreach Program (CLOP) last Thursday through Saturday.

‘Womyn of Color’ Offers Forum for Feminist Speech

Several on-campus and community organizations will host the fourth annual UC-wide Womyn of Color Conference this weekend, where attendees will discuss topics ranging from sexism to poverty.

Campus Pool Leaves Players Standing

UCSB is in the early planning stages of constructing a new pool facility that better adheres to the water-depth rules mandated for the university’s water polo teams.

A.S. Spins Proposal to Repair ’40s-Era Campus Bike Shop

Associated Students is currently developing a proposal to upgrade the World War II-era trailers that have housed the A.S. Bike Shop for the last 38 years.

A.S. Hopes to Make More Readers, Money

Associated Students is hoping to better its financial condition by urging professors to use the A.S. Notetaking and Publications Service to print class readers instead of off-campus companies like Grafikart and the Alternative Copy Shop.

Students Talk Rent, Roomies at Info Session

Students venturing away from the comforts of the residence halls and into the independent world of renting got advice and direction last night at an informational meeting organized by the Community Housing Office (CHO).

Hunt for Thrifty Textbooks Expands

Students burdened by overpriced textbooks may soon find relief through the help of new studies and websites that offer cheaper alternatives.

UCSB Research Funds Swell by 12%

For the eighth straight year, UCSB has received a record amount of research funds from external sources – totaling $161.4 million.

Campus Teams To Share Athletic Facility

The new Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) Building, which has been under construction for the past year and a half, will be the new home for all UCSB intercollegiate teams and coach’s offices.

UCSB To Fix Water-Logged Buildings

Recent rains have revealed leaks in some campus buildings due to old roofs, clogged drains and undersized storm systems, UCSB officials said. Facilities Management is now in the process of repairing leaks in several campus buildings including the Marine Sciences Building, Isla Vista Theater 2 and Bren Hall,

ROTC Cadets Receive 3-Year Scholarships

UCSB’s Military Science Departmen awarded six Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) cadets full scholarships at a ceremony in Webb Hall on Wednesday afternoon.

Speakers Raise Questions About U.S. Drug Policy

A doctor, a former district attorney and a libertarian candidate for the U.S. Senate gathered in Isla Vista on Wednesday night to discuss drug policy in the United States.

Planners Hope to Make Campus Closer to Home

Community members gathered at Francisco Torres Residence Hall on Wednesday night to discuss housing, a new cellular tower and the future aesthetics of Isla Vista.

Political Editor Scrutinizes U.S. Labor, Economy

Washington Post columnist Harold Meyerson came to UCSB Tuesday to discuss the potential threats to President Bush’s re-election campaign.

Kings, Queens Hold Audience at MCC

Sex is sex regardless of your sex, members of a MultiCultural Center discussion panel said. A panel of drag queens and kings and UCSB professors met at the MultiCultural Center Theater on Thursday night to discuss such issues as self-identity, self-expression and public image. The panel, titled “Absolutely Fabulous: Race, Gender, Class and Drag King and Queen Culture,” was sponsored by the MCC, Sociology Dept., Women’s Center, Women’s Studies Program, Queer Student Union and the Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity.