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Parting Words from Graduating Artsweek Staff, Part 2

INCOMING EDITOR ‘HELLO’: AUDREY BACHELDER Dear Gauchos, I am so happy and honored to be your Artsweek Editor for the 2014-2015 year. I pledge to fill up these Thursday pages with clever st...
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A Letter From the Editor

Welcome back, everyone. I hope you all had a delicious winter break filled with fun and carelessness because I worked two jobs to afford living in this over-priced wasteland. But I’m not bitter. No ...
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Cockeyed Optimist to Shed Light on UCSB

Southern California rock band Cockeyed Optimist will perform for UCSB next Monday as part of A.S. Program Board’s free afternoon concert series. Hailing from Orange County, the four-piece band is tr...
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Blitzen Trapper and Dawes Rock SOhO

Nothing is better than kick-ass live music and good-hearted people. Blitzen Trapper and Dawes infused SOhO with passion, energy and heart last Saturday, giving the sold-out crowd a night not to be for...
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Malkovich Brings ‘Infernal Comedy’ to the Granada

Thirty minutes after curtain call, Musica Angelica finally started Michael Sturminger’s show, “Infernal Comedy — Confessions of a Serial Killer”, with their beautiful performance of C.W. Gluck...
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Lisa Hannigan Sweetly Serenades SOhO

Irish singer-songwriter Lisa Hannigan played to a full house at SOhO on Saturday night. Dressed in an emerald dress and stylish boots, she looked as beautiful as the music she performed. Many of the s...
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Campaign Linked to Decline in I.V. Theft

The Isla Vista Foot Patrol and UCSB Associated Students recently announced a significant decrease in the number of burglaries in the area since the “Stop Burglaries in I.V.” campaign began six mon...
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Updated Website Links I.V. Locals

Several UCSB alumni recently launched a revised version of their Isla Vista-specific social networking website, Stampur.com. Stampur.com Chief Executive Officer Scott Antipa, Chief Technological Offic...
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Police Blotter

Welcome to Isla Vista, home to thousands and land of the free-spirited. People travel far and wide to this beach paradise for vacation, and you get to live here. Yes, there is booze galore, gorgeous p...
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Old Spanish Days Fiesta Comes to SB

The “Fiesta” festival in Santa Barbara is kicking off its 87th annual Old Spanish Days celebration today in downtown Santa Barbara to commemorate the community’s cultural heritage.
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A Letter to You With Love From Artsweek

I want to tell you about something that frustrates me: apathy. I’ve learned a lot during my three years at UCSB. My classes have taught me about real issues like Congressional decision making and th...
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SB County To Go Forth With I.V. Master Plan

The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved Isla Vista’s fourth Five-Year Implementation Plan yesterday during their weekly meeting. The agenda prioritizes projects in the I.V...
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Divers Clean Up Dock Waste

Local volunteers rallied together to help remove hazardous debris from the Santa Barbara Harbor during Saturday’s fifth annual Operation Clean Sweep. Nine volunteer divers swept the sea floor undern...
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Mumford Mesmerizes

Once Marcus Mumford opened his mouth, I melted. That raspy, deep voice is enchanting. I honestly had to stop myself from daydreaming so I could focus on the opening song, “Sigh No More.” Now, I’...
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Art Project Aims to Open Eyes

A UCSB student who appeared to be the victim of sexual violence was found on campus Friday morning, lying in the middle of the South Hall roundabout dressed only in a thong and torn bra. However, the ...
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