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Gang Elders Sign Formal Truce Vowing Three Days of Peace

Scores of gang members descended on Bohnett Park yesterday, and yet the only fight of the day was over who collected the most Easter eggs.
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Gang Busters

While some residents worry about a growing epidemic, other local organizers and prosecutors are committing themselves to decreasing gang violence in Santa Barbara and its surrounding areas.
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You’re Paying for the View

With a beautiful view of the ocean, sunny weather and a campus within walking distance, it is no surprise that thousands of UCSB students crowd into Isla Vista each year like clowns into a circus car....
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Locals Demonstrate to Support Frimpong

Amid yesterday's Martin Luther King, Jr. parade on Milpas Street, approximately 40 people held a rally in support of recently convicted UCSB soccer player Eric Frimpong.
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Billion Dollar Building Plan

UCSB is currently in the middle of a $1 billion capital program to construct new buildings and revamp infrastructure.
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Sedgwich Sizzles

Although the nearby Sedgwick Reserve has recently received notoriety for the waves of ashes it sent toward Santa Barbara and Goleta in late October, it is also known for its slew of research programs ...
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Mine Shafts Below UCSB

Long before professors and administrators dined on Thai chicken in the Faculty Club or drama majors performed in Hatlen Theater, the land these facilities now stand on was once home to Goleta's very o...
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Giuliani Makes Surprise Visit Downtown

Promising victory in the war in Iraq and a fence between the U.S. and Mexico, Republican presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani was greeted by over 60 patrons yesterday when he made a surprise visit to ...
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Hot Fuzz, Cold Beers and Open Containers

The anticipation is palpable in the Isla Vista Foot Patrol office as more and more officers file into the room.
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Southern Australia Showcases Festivals

As I go through my daily routine of checking Facebook - which technology has allowed me to continue to do from the other side of the world - I have noticed a trend in notes from my friends back in the...
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EAP Student Guides Parents in Australia

Traveling with my folks ensures certain occurrences to each vacation day, especially when touring Australia.
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A New Country Means a Brand New You

The initial excitement of travel is fading away for the exchange students in Adelaide. School has been in session for several weeks now and everyone has settled into routine.
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Student Discovers Aussie Privilges

Welcome to O-Week, or Orientation Week for all you Yanks.
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Surprises Abound in Aussie Territory

We boarded a plane at the Sydney airport the day after the Education Abroad Program orientation ended.
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Cheers to EAP Australia, Killer Bugs and All

The process of applying to EAP took about a year. I started in March of 2006 to complete loads of paperwork, raise my GPA, pay hidden fees and try to acquire as much information as possible about my u...
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