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Baldwins To Give ‘Last Lecture’ on Life and Love

Janice and John Baldwin — professors of UCSB’s famed Human Sexuality course — will give a Last Lecture at 7:30 p.m. today in Isla Vista Theater, speaking about the trials of love, life and everything in between. The UCSB lecture series, which first began Winter Quarter 2012, includes a student-nominated […]

New Legislation To Encourage Voter Registration Among Teens
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New Legislation To Encourage Voter Registration Among Teens

State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson proposed a bill this month that would allow citizens as young as 15 years old to pre-register to vote upon receiving a learner’s permit or driver’s license. While college campuses have put forth immense efforts toward upping student voter registration, such as UCSB’s record-breaking registration of […]

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UC System To Reconsider Viability of Online Classes

At today’s UC Board of Regents meeting, officials will discuss the future of online courses — which the university has spent $4.3 million to market, despite enrolling just one non-UC student after classes first opened up to non-UC students this winter. While the online program has drawn in roughly 1,700 […]

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Economics Professor Weighs In on America’s Financial Crisis

Scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2013, an array of looming federal budget cuts and tax increases collectively referred to as the “fis- cal cliff” were averted by a deal reached just twohours after the midnight deadline, narrowly helping the country avoid a plunge further into recession. Professor […]

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Sprout Up Group Launches Campaign to Win Chase American Giving Awards

Sprout Up, the organization previously known as Environmental Education for the Next Generation, launched a campaign this past Sunday to promote the campus group in the second-annual Chase American Giving Awards. Founded by UCSB fifth-year environmental studies major Ryland King, Sprout Up is a nonprofit organization that encourages college students […]