A.S. Anticipates Large Crowd for Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton will chat with Paul Orfalea in front of an Arlington Theatre crowd next Friday, as part of the inaugural event for UCSB’s Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies.

Crime Report Highlights Differences Between UCs

The 2005 UCSB Clery Report, released yesterday, shows a major increase in drug citations and larceny-theft in campus non-residential buildings, but a decrease in arrests from liquor infractions in non-residential buildings.

A.S. Rallies for Participation in Initiative Vote

In order for this week’s special election for the Students’ Initiative to count, 1,133 more students need to vote today by 4 p.m.

UCSB Loses Five Students to Various Causes Over Summer

There are thousands of UCSB students on campus today attending their first day of classes, but there are five that will not be returning to school this year.

Swamp Yang Lives in a Pineapple Under the UCSB Lagoon

The late-night mist glides along the water, cloaking a black creature moving swiftly through the murk.

Contraceptive Costs Increase at Student Health

Birth control prescription prices at the Student Health Pharmacy are on the rise, leaving local pharmacies, clinics and sex educators to pick up the slack.

Congress OKs Preliminary Bill Cutting Student Loan Funding

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a preliminary federal budget reconciliation bill Friday morning that, if agreed upon by Congress, would cut $14.3 billion from student loan programs.

University Requests Reimbursement for Fees in Water Fight

The UC Regents have filed a lawsuit against the Goleta Water District, alleging that one-third of UCSB’s yearly water bill – approximately $300,000 – goes to fees the school is not required to pay by state law.

Rally Challenges Propositions

With the upcoming special election less than a week away, about 70 women and men gathered in Storke Plaza yesterday chanting slogans, clapping and listening to speakers concerned with the eight propositions appearing on the ballot.

Project Renovates Ocean Road To Aid in Traffic, Housing

Campus planners approved a housing plan yesterday that includes proposals for apartments along Ocean Road and would help alleviate the current lack of housing for faculty and staff.

Women To Fundraise With Food

Students looking for a good lunch and a good way to help a former community member in need can stop by the MultiCultural Center (MCC) today for homemade Mexican food. The Interested Ladies of Lambda Theta Alpha will be selling plates of pozole – a Mexican soup with beef or pork, hominy and vegetables – for $5 in the MCC lounge from 11 to 2 p.m.

Free Parking Treat Averts Auto Tricks

Students can save their cars from the ghosts, ghouls and drunken revelers haunting the streets of Isla Vista during Halloween weekend with a special parking permit. The permit, which is free and available only to UCSB students living in Isla Vista, is valid for parking in a fenced-off dirt lot on Storke Field from Oct. 28 at noon through Nov. 1 at 8 a.m., said Bob Sundberg assistant director of Transportation and Parking Services (TPS).

Delays Plague Path Construction

Construction on the bike path between Broida Hall and Webb Hall began last week, four months behind schedule and slightly over budget. Project Manager Marsha Zilles said the path — originally slated for completion this month — will be finished in late Jan. 2006, depending on winter weather.

Noted Author, Activist To Give History a Voice

You won’t be just another face in the crowd at Campbell Hall tonight — not if Howard Zinn has anything to say about it. Zinn, 83, is a professor, historian and social activist who has made a career out of telling the untold story – turning faces in the crowd into voices of history.

New Restaurant in Spot of Trouble

Santa Barbara County officials halted construction on a new Isla Vista eatery this summer after learning that workers had been remodeling the structure without a building permit.