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Candidate for CA Governor To Visit

Gubernatorial candidate Jerry Brown will make a campaign appearance at UCSB next Monday, marking his first stop on a college campus this year.
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Party Lands on DP Due to Closed Beaches

Despite barricades restricting all beach access, roughly 8,000 revelers celebrated Floatopia on the streets of Isla Vista.
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County Wipes Out Floatopia

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept. will barricade all beach access points in Isla Vista and on campus this Saturday in order to stop Floatopia.
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County Wipes Out Floatopia

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Dept. will barricade all beach access points in Isla Vista and on campus this Saturday in order to stop Floatopia.
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Only in I.V.

A Web site dedicated to comedic photographs of life in Isla Vista has become an overnight hit with the Gaucho community.
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Rove Cracks Jokes, Defends Iraq War on Campus Visit

"Let's remember what this is all about," Karl Rove said to a packed audience in Campbell Hall as 150 protesters stood outside. "It's about our country, and this is a shared experience."
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Beirut Teams Battle for Bucks

The best of Isla Vista's pong players are heating up as the winter season of the I.V. Beer Pong League gets underway.
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Tempest Batters SB Coast

Drops of water fell from the sky this week, bringing UCSB to a standstill.
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Wild Waves Rock Surfing Spots

Surfers were out in force yesterday chasing what may prove to be the best swell of the season.
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Gaucho Grad Takes On Local Budget Troubles

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors officially appointed Second District Supervisor and UCSB alumna Janet Wolf as its new chair this Monday.
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No Marley Mural, No Cry

In 1981 the world mourned the death of Bob Marley to cancer. Now, nearly three decades later, Isla Vista must relive the loss, thanks to a thin layer of blue paint.
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Interns To Participate in Whale Project

A handful of UCSB students will have a whale of a tale to tell this quarter thanks to the annual Gray Whales Count.
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Unexpected Violence Shocks Student

On Halloween day, I was sitting at an outdoor restaurant on campus with a friend when our conversation was interrupted by a strange commotion. We heard some shouts followed by a small stampede of Ghan...
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Turning Down Busta for Buduburam

On Friday, I was invited to attend a Busta Rhymes concert in Accra the next night by the hiplife group whose music video I was in (which is a long story for another blog post).
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I.V. Residents Meet Irish Visitors With Mixed Feelings

In what has become an increasingly common occurrence, the streets of Isla Vista are once again flooded with Irish visitors for the summer.
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