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American University Professor Jane Flax Explores Foucault’s Self-Care Ideas

AmericanUniversity professor Jane Flax gave a talk yesterday entitled “Soul Service: The Politics and Ethics of Practicing Michel Foucault’s Care of the Self,” as part of the InterdisciplinaryHumanitiesCenter’s series, “Value of Care.”

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Local Tribe To Withdraw Application for More Land

In response to public uproar over the Chumash Tribe’s attempt to acquire additional public land through an application submitted to the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), tribal chairman Vincent Armenta informed the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors earlier this month of the tribe’s decision to withdraw the application.

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Santa Barbara County Planning Commission Approves Oil Wells

Last week, the Santa Barbara Planning Commission approved an oil development and pipeline project, along with an environmental impact report allowing for a 29 percent carbon emissions threshold for Santa Maria Energy.

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Local Tribe Applies for Land; SB County Moves to Appeal

Members of the Chumash tribe of the Santa Ynez Valley are currently seeking to acquire over 11,000 acres of non-reservation land, engaging Santa Barbara County officials in a land battle that may set an important legal precedent for land ownership in the state of California.

Dance Troupe Tours New York, Italy, Returns to UCSB
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Dance Troupe Tours New York, Italy, Returns to UCSB

The season finale of the UCSB Dance Company’s spring tour “Trajectory” will be showing tonight at the Center Stage for the Paseo Nuevo Center in downtown Santa Barbara. The company, a group of 13 senior dance majors, will finish their tour that first began in January and took the group […]