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Despite Budget Cuts, I.V. Stakeholders Hold Out Hope for Community Center

Amidst budgetary shortfalls in Santa Barbara County and federal housing programs, Isla Vistans continue to push for funding for the Isla Vista Community Center.
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Breakin’ Dancers Break Out of Their Comfort Zones

Students founded UCSBreakin’ in 2010 for those passionate about breaking and growing the hip hop scene in Santa Barbara.
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Cancer, Grief and Video Games

Between the two screens sit a box of tissues and a picture frame of Green holding Joel: his son, the video game’s star and a 4-year-old diagnosed with brain cancer.
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It’s Lit!: Can a Word Narrate a Thousand Pictures?

This week, Jasmine Benafghoul discusses the dangerous enthrall of preserving aesthetic beauty in Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, while Lauren Bennett reviews the struggles over language in...
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Students Search for Housing After DP Evacuations

Forty-eight students have been in search of housing due to the recent evacuation orders of two properties on Del Playa Drive.
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Cliff Erosion Forces Over 20 Residents to Vacate Del Playa Property

Following a downpour of approximately five inches last weekend, a 6757 Del Playa Drive property managed by Wolfe & Associates was found to have significant cliffside erosion.
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It’s Lit!: Fear and Loathing (and God) in Literature

This week, Natalie Noblett takes on Alida Nugent’s in-your-face but wildly fun Don't Worry, It Gets Worse while Allie Graydon reflects on Neil Gaiman's modern rendering of ancient myths in American ...
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Travel Ban Bars 3 Students From U.S. Return

In a press release Saturday, the UC Office of the President advised students from the seven countries listed in the executive order to not travel outside the United States. OISS recommends that all in...
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A New Future Unveiled at Virtual Reality Cons

“Most of you are here because you believe VR is the future,” declared co-founder Cosmo Scharf to a crowd of 6,000 techies early this August at the Virtual Reality Los Angeles (VRLA) Summer Expo 20...
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Wordstock Shows Colors of I.V.

Over 50 people gathered in Anisq’Oyo’ Park last Saturday to indulge in the 2016 Wordstock Music Festival presented by WORD, the Isla Vista arts and culture magazine.
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2016 Women’s Literary Festival Brings Insight, Inspiration

A gathering of nearly 200 attendees met up at last weekend’s 11th Women’s Literary Festival, an event held annually in Santa Barbara.
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Film & Media Dept Hosts Inaugural Women In Media Conference

The WIM conference emphasized the growing roles of women in entertainment and media industries and offered attendees tips and insights for pursuing careers in technology, film, television and media.
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It’s Lit!

Introducing Artsweek's new literature crossing! From Aldous Huxley's haunting Brave New World to Richard Wright's gripping Native Son, check out what's got Artsweek turning up by turning pages.
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“Spotlight” Shines Light on Church Abuse and Media Decline

“Spotlight” is a story of an exposé of child sexual abuse perpetrated by Catholic priests. Simultaneously, the film is also about the peril of investigative journalism, the media’s heartbeat th...
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When Therapy Becomes Art: “Marwencol” Kicks off The Humanities and the Brain Series

Nestled just around the corner of Beauville, France lies a town laden with rusty military tanks, chipped-paint buildings and dusty roads. Men in camouflage garb bustle about, tending to wounded comrad...
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