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Sheriffs, UCSB Install Cameras Throughout I.V.

Six surveillance camera towers were erected in Isla Vista on non-university owned property in the wake of recent violent crimes and as Deltopia approaches this weekend, in addition to two surveillance...
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UCSB Water Polo Player Dies in Pool Incident

Second-year psychology major and UCSB water polo player Nicholas Johnson died after three members of the Santa Barbara High School swim team found him unconscious in the high school pool during a work...
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Traveling Preacher Debates Evolution, Other Topics

Students gathered at the UCen and later the Arbor from 12:30 to 6 p.m. as preacher and founder of the Whitefield Fellowship Keith Darrell debated students on a number of topics such as evolution, the ...
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Egan Catches on Like Wildfire

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Timothy Egan gave an hour-long lecture adapted from his 2009 book The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America as the culminating event of...
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A.S. Prepares for Election Season, Members Hold Informal Info Sessions

Associated Students elections are starting up already, with political parties beginning launching their online campaigning on Sunday.
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Author Lusane Discusses Lack of Social Change

Award-winning author, lecturer, freelance journalist and professor at American University, Clarence Lusane, discussed the current socioeconomic condition of African Americans under the Obama administr...
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Suicide Awareness, Prevention Among Local University Students

Sixteen years ago, UCSB student Matthew DeMarco lost his 15-year-old half-brother to suicide and depression. Two years later, his father — a successful Los Angeles businessman — contracted a life-...
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Dave Barry Causes Santa Barbara To Erupt with Laughter

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and humorist Dave Barry spoke to a nearly sold out crowd of about 1,500 people last night at 8 p.m. at the Granada Theatre downtown, in a UCSB Arts & Lectures-sponsored p...
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Lecture Brings Worldwide Wildlife to SB Stage

National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore kicked off Arts & Lectures’ winter season yesterday at Campbell Hall with a lecture entitled “Close Encounters: Grizzlies, Piranhas and Man-eating Pig...
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Who’s Watching Your Keystrokes?

Internet Creeping Emerges As Potential Method of Evaluating Applicants in Competitive Job Market, College Admissions
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UCSB Bans Smoking on Campus

The policy also prohibits smoking in personal vehicles if they are on university property, including parking lots and roadways, and eliminates any areas on UC campuses that have been previously design...
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A.S. Calls For Drafting of New UC Master Plan

The Associated Students Senate recently unanimously passed a resolution to support the creation of a new California Master Plan for Higher Education in California, with the student government body req...
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United States Army Puts UCSB ROTC, 13 Others on Probation

The United States Army recently announced it is reversing its October 2 decision to close the UCSB Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program, along with 12 other programs nationwide, and will ...
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Professor Discusses ‘Coded’ Racial Appeals

The Multicultural Center Theatre hosted a lecture by UC Berkeley Professor of Law Ian Haney-López on the “coded” racial appeals used by politicians to get voters to unconsciously support racially...
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Phosphor Analysis Could Improve LED Efficiency

Researchers at the Solid State Lighting and Energy Center (SSLEC) and the Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) recently announced a breakthrough in their computational research scheme for identifying h...
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