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Study Measures Plastic Thrown in Ocean

As much as 12.7 million tons of plastic waste have been dumped into the ocean every year according to research by UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) published Thurs...
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Waive Goodbye to Your Financial Aid

The Financial Aid Office has recently proposed a plan to reduce financial aid benefits to students who waive the Gaucho Health Insurance (GHI) for the 2015-2016 academic year.
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Pontifex Announces Canonization of Junípero Serra

Pope Francis’ decision to canonize the Franciscan friar has received criticism due to controversial historical records
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UCSB Hackathon Draws Participants, Sponsors From Across State

Hundreds of students from across the state participated in SB Hacks’ first annual UCSB Hackathon on Sunday to showcase projects they worked on throughout the weekend and to compete for prizes Th...
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A.S. Senate To Redefine “Honorarium” Standards

The Associated Students Senate tabled plans to redefine “honorarium” to meet Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standards at the A.S. Senate meeting last night in light of a closed IRS investigation f...
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Students Plan DP March Against Rape Culture

Chair of the Academic Senate and Sociology Professor Kum-Kum Bhavnani, along with four students from her Introduction to Women, Culture, and Development (SOC156A) class, plan to march up and down Del ...
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UCSB Grad Student Jason Bennett Dies at 32

Graduate student Jason Andrew Bennett, a fifth-year doctoral student in philosophy, died on Dec. 31 after committing suicide at age 32.
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President Obama Proposes Subsidized Community College Cost

President Barack Obama released a proposal entitled America’s College Promise last Friday at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, to subsidize the cost of community college t...
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Professor, Alumnus To Release Book on UCSB History

Professor of Economics, Santa Barbara native and alumnus Lanny Ebenstein will release a book about the history of UCSB this February to the Santa Barbara Historical Museum titled The Rise of UCSB, 194...
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Rally Ends It’s On Us Campaign

Campus Advocacy for Resources and Education (CARE) led a rally Friday as part of the national It’s On Us initiative, a campaign led by President Barack Obama’s administration to prevent sexual ass...
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Graduate Student Association Convenes to Consider Plans for I.V.

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) held a public meeting Thursday in the GSA Formal Lounge at the MultiCultural Center to discuss the role graduate students play in improving Isla Vista.
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Students To Attend Regents Meeting at UCSF

The Associated Students Office of the President and External Vice President of Statewide Affairs (EVPLA) is providing transportation and housing for 24 selected students to voice their opinions on a p...
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Pro-life Group Files Lawsuit Against UCSB

A civil lawsuit was filed last week against UCSB by pro-life student advocates Life Legal Defense Foundation (LLDF) who claim the university did not pursue disciplinary action against feminist studies...
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Schunk, Reul Elected to A.S. Exec Board

The results were announced Thursday for positions on the Associated Students executive board and a student fee increase to raise funds for the A.S. Legal Resource Center, with just over 16 percent of ...
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A.S. Holds EVPLA Candidate Panel

Associated Students held a forum at the Arbor on Wednesday for the position of A.S. Executive Vice President of Local Affairs.
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