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Sen. Boxer Will Not Seek Re-election in 2016

In a video released Thursday, California junior Senator Barbara Boxer announced she will not seek re-election in 2016, but that she will continue to work for the causes she has fought for throughout h...
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UCSB Group Suggests Sony Cyberattack Not Committed By N. Korea

Researchers of the Computer Security Group at UCSB have recently suggested that the Nov. 24 cyberattacks on Sony Pictures were not committed by the state of North Korea, as claimed by the United State...
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Undocumented, Unafraid

President Barack Obama announced an executive order on Nov. 20 to defer deportation for up to five million undocumented immigrants in the United States, allowing more undocumented students to apply fo...
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Methamphetamine Users High in Santa Barbara

The Santa Barbara Police Department (SBPD) reported that methamphetamine has become more prevalent on the streets of Santa Barbara as compared to other illegal drugs abused in the region such as marij...
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Cliff Fall Victim Paralyzed From Waist Down

Santa Barbara City College student Tanner Gage, who fell from an Isla Vista balcony at 6693 Del Playa Drive last month, recently disclosed that the fall paralyzed him from the waist down.
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UC Tuition Proposal Met With Fierce Opposition

University of California students, faculty and staff claim the UC has failed to give proper expenditure reports, as required by California law, and that the UC’s credibility in possibly raising tuit...
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Advisory Board Trustees Urge Isla Vistans to Address Community Issues Together

In response to a list of concerns regarding conditions in Isla Vista, the UC Santa Barbara Foundation Trustees’ Advisory Committee on Isla Vista Strategies released a report on Monday advocating tha...
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Food Truck Cinema To Provide Free Food, Movie

UCSB First will host Food Truck Cinema tomorrow at 7:30p.m. on the UCen Lawn to advocate student donation to the university after graduation.
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UC Nurses Participate in Nationwide Strike

Thousands of registered nurses held strikes throughout the country on Wednesday to protest what they claim are currently inadequate standards of nurses’ care for Ebola patients.
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I.V. Residents To Hold Self-Governance Panel

Santa Barbara City College trustee-elect Jonathan Abboud and Associated Students External Vice President of Local Affairs-elect Cameron Schunk will hold a forum presenting their vision for Isla Vista ...
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Democratic Politician Narrowly Wins Election

Incumbent Lois Capps, D-Santa Barbara, won yesterday’s midterm election for the seat as California’s 24th Congressional District representative, beating out Republican challenger Chris Mitchum by ...
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Judicial Council Rules In Favor of I.V. Pastor

The United Methodist Church (UMC) Judicial Council announced its ruling yesterday that the UMC appeals court acted correctly in handling the case of the Isla Vista pastor Frank Schaefer, meaning that...
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I.V. Pastor Tried for Performing Same-sex Wedding

Pastor Frank Schaefer of Isla Vista’s University United Methodist Church faced church trial yesterday under the United Methodist Church’s Judicial Council in a hearing that could determine whether...
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SB Plans To Restart Desalination Facility

In light of the current drought crisis in California, government officials in Santa Barbara are taking steps toward reopening the Charles E. Meyer Desalination Plant which has been in standby mode sin...
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