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DPP Executives Join With OPP-Dominated Senate

Associated Students Spring election results were announced last night in Karl Geiringer Hall, leaving the senate seats dominated by Open People’s Party (OPP) members and a majority of the executive ...
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Top Intellects Talk on Pertinent Topics

The TEDxUCSB conference featured 10 campus professors from a wide range of disciplines last Friday in the MultiCultural Center to give 18-minute speeches about an aspect of their par- ticular research...
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Report Faults UC Davis Authorities

The task force investigating the Nov. 18 pepper spray incident released its final report yesterday, distributing responsibility evenly between the chancellor, campus administrators and various police ...
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Rodent Community Faces Debilitating Drug Bust

50 rats were arrested after the DEA shut down the study they were participating in examining the long-term effects of cocaine abuse.
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Firm Probes Pepper Spray Incident

UC officials spent nearly $100,000 to hire a consulting firm to handle the large volume of press inquiries following the UC Davis Police Dept.’s use of pepper spray to diffuse a student protest last...
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New Prop 209 Lawsuit May Impact UC’s Diversity

On Monday, a group of minority student activists with the backing of Governor Jerry Brown prompted a U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to question the constitutionality of Propositi...
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Gaucho Survives Deadly Gas Poisoning

Second-year psychology major Nikkie Sedaghat returned to UCSB this year after undergoing eight months of intensive therapy to recover from a carbon monoxide-induced coma. Sedaghat fell into a 35-day c...
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Decoding Breakthrough Debunks Mayan Myth

UCSB Chican@ studies professor Gerardo Aldana discovered a new translation to a single Mayan verb, redefining modern understandings of Mayan astronomical texts and the manner in which Mayan hieroglyph...
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Hearing Inspects Systemwide UC Police Protocol

Several members of the UC administration held a joint legislative hearing last month in response to last quarter’s incidents of police violence at UC Berkeley and UC Davis, which prompted several sy...
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Regents Close Meeting After Students Protest

Although most University proceedings were suspended over the course of Winter Break, the UC Board of Regents continued their deliberation concerning the future of the University system in the current ...
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UC Starts Inquiry on Rally Violence

UC President Mark Yudof and the California State Legislature announced yesterday that they will launch separate investigations into recent university police violence against student protesters at UC B...
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Council Hears Budget Review, Discusses Rally

The Associated Students Legislative Council received its annual budget audit report and advice on how to effectively allocate funding during last night’s weekly meeting. Auditing firm Nasif, Hicks, ...
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Campus Financing Reports Donations

The Office of Development’s “Campaign for UCSB” project received nearly $35 million in private donations during the 2010-2011 academic year. The drive to encourage funding from alumni, individua...
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Council Hears Regents’ Report, Debates Policies

The Associated Students entertained a presentation by the student regents, considered funding requests from the Campus Democrats and the A.S. Food Bank and discussed procedures for recognizing A.S. me...
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Student Regents To Provide Opportunity for Policy Debate

UCSB will host University of California student Regent Alfredo Mireles Jr. and student Regent-designate Jonathan Stein today as part of the team’s system-wide tour to promote open dialogue with thei...
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