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SB Accepts Record Number

UCSB offered admission to 22,386 of nearly 50,000 applicants — its largest pool ever — for Fall 2011. The university accepted 46 percent of prospective freshmen applicants and plans to enroll abou...
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Scorched Socks Spark, Ignite in Manzanita Hall

Emergency personnel responded to a small fire on the third floor of Manzanita Village’s Rincon House early yesterday morning.
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U.S. Officials Assess 2012 Obama Budget

White House officials held a conference call yesterday to discuss the potential effects of President Barack Obama’s proposed 2012 budget on the education sector.
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Fire Alarm Frustrates Library-Goers

Students were evacuated from UCSB’s Davidson Library around 12:30 p.m. yesterday after a smoke detector went off in the building.
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B.I.K.E.S. Provides Funds for Rec Cen Bike Parking

UCSB’s Associated Students’ bicycle advocacy group approved $20,000 on Jan. 25 for renovations of the Recreation Center’s bike lot over Spring Break.
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Fraud Claims Arise in A.S.

An annual external audit of UCSB’s Associated Students revealed potential embezzlement within the organization during the 2009-2010 fiscal year.
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Pension Plan Sparks Controversy

A group of 36 University of California executives are threatening legal action against the UC Board of Regents unless the University increases retirement benefits for roughly 200 of its highest-paid e...
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Board Meets To Discuss Current Budget Situation

The University of California Board of Regents will convene for their first day of meetings today at UC San Francisco Mission Bay to discuss various measures including a proposed eight percent student ...
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A.S. Allocates Funds for Trip to Ethnicity Event

The Associated Students Finance Board allocated $10,691 during last night’s roughly hour-long meeting.
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Writer Visits MCC, Argues to Vindicate Palestine Perspective

Author and Palestinian rights activist Ali Abunimah discussed potential solutions to the Israel-Palestine conflict yesterday at the MultiCultural Center.
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Council Cuts Funding for Conference

Associated Students Legislative Council opened the minutes of Monday’s Finance Board meeting at their own meeting last night and took back $3,500 they had previously allocated to the upcoming Studen...
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Locals Hold Vigil for Student

Students and community members gathered at the oceanside park adjoining Del Playa Drive and Camino Pescadero last night to celebrate the life of UCSB student Lucas Ransom, who tragically died in a sha...
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A.S. Council Debates UC Budget Concerns

The Associated Students Legislative Council discussed issues ranging from student fees to the campus voter registration drive at last night’s three-hour meeting.
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Who’s Who on Campus

As UCSB students, it’s easy to identify what makes our peers flock to the university...
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Beloved Alumna Passes

UCSB alumna Lorely Gutierrez died on Sept. 17. She was 22 years old.
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