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Ack-Attack: Not Boobilicious

I'm all about the whole "girl power" thing that Roxy's been promoting. It's nice to have bikinis that stay on, board shorts that actually look cute and wetsuits that don't have all that extra room in ...
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Charged Up on Teahupoo

Despite some foul weather and somewhat mediocre six- to eight-foot waves (in relation to the 12-foot-plus monsters Teahupoo usually serves up), the Billabong Pro in Tahiti has been anything but a disa...
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Surf Column

Dear dude with curly blond hair who rides a white longboard with blue rails - you know who you are, I understand that I'm a girl in a predominantly male sport and, admittedly, not even one of the bett...
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The Ack Attack: Paradise Lost and Found

Well kids, it's that time of year again. I know you're just as stoked as I am. Only one more day until the annual week and a half of utter mayhem begins. Cinco de Mayo isn't a day for celebrating Mexi...
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The Ack Attack: Dude, It’s a Wonderful Surf

One downside to being a young surfer is you constantly have to answer to the criticism of the older generation. "You should do something productive with your time instead of hanging out at the beach a...
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Surf Column: Wave Training

When I woke up this morning I was hit with a sad and scary realization: I'm not 16 anymore. Not that I'm old by any means, but my body used to be made of rubber. This past weekend, however, made me re...
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Surf Column: A Surfeit of Labels

A large portion of our society is defined by labels, and the life of a surfer is no different. Professional, amateur, ripper, kook, grom, local, poser, shortboarder, longboarder, sponger - all are lab...
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Surfrider, Students Disagree Over Parking Plan Revision

In its meeting Wednesday morning, the California Coastal Commission (CCC) will determine the fate of free on-street parking in Isla Vista. Following an appeal filed by the Santa Barbara chapter of the...
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Surf Column: Spring’s Up, Surf’s Down

Ah yes, spring is in the air. The time of year when the Budweiser flows like water, miniskirts regain their dominance in the on-campus fashion scene and it is socially acceptable to attend class in yo...
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She Said: Don’t Tarnish That Tantalizing Tan With Tacky Tribal Tattoos

There's nothing worse than spotting that ridiculously gorgeous guy from your history class at a party, working your game all night to get him home with you and arriving at that hotly anticipated momen...
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San Luis Launches Campaign Against Wild Mardi Gras

The city of San Luis Obispo is bracing itself for Mardi Gras weekend by sending a message to Cal Poly students very similar to the one sent to UCSB students before Halloween 2003: the party is over.
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Lawyers to Meet in Morris Case

Associated Students President Cervin Morris will appear in court today to set a date for his preliminary hearing.
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Committees to Review Circular Plans

The Project Area Committee and General Plan Advisory Committee (PAC/GPAC) will hold their first meeting of the year tonight to review aspects of the Isla Vista Master Plan and the possible installatio...
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Police Pursue Goleta Bank Robber

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating a robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon at the Goleta branch of Bank of America, located at 5892 Calle Real.
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Officials Reopen 101, Solicit Aid For La Conchita

At noon on Thursday, Ventura County Sheriff Bob Brooks and Fire Chief Bob Roper announced the suspension of the rescue effort in La Conchita.
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