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SB Officials Currently Debating Beach Shutdown

Open beaches would break precedent of party-preventative closures instituted in 2009. As of yesterday, Santa Barbara County administration has not yet reached a decision on whether beach closures that...
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Q&A With Armen: A.S. President Talks About Rally on State Budgets, Prop. 30, Financial Aid

Yesterday roughly 5,000 students from the University of California, California State University and California Community College systems joined forces to protest at the State Capitol in Sacramento, ad...
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Press Council OKs New Daily Nexus EIC; Coworkers Praise Muckraking, Refill Abilities

Last week, Daily Nexus News Editor Patrick Kulp was approved by the UCSB Press Council to be editor in chief for the duration of the 2012-13 school year. Kulp, a third-year political science and econo...
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Students, Union Employees Protest UC Spending Practices

Local union members will stand alongside students today to protest UC spending practices, showing acts of protest such as picketing and the delivery of cat food to UCSB administrators at Cheadle Hall....
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Stein Discusses This Week’s Regents Meeting

This week, the UC Board of Regents will meet at UCSF Mission Bay to discuss a multitude of issues facing the University — the fate of UC online education courses, the potential for future tuition hi...
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Gaucho Rides Offers Carpooling Opportunities for Students, Provides Alternative to Public Transportation

A recently launched online service called Gaucho Rides allows UCSB students to coordinate carpooling details for commuting to and from campus during weekends and holiday seasons. Gaucho Rides, which i...
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UC Suspends Further Use of New Logo After Public Opposition

The UC Office of the President recently decided to do away with a new UC logo and color scheme that was quietly implemented last summer due to a strong negative reaction from the public communicated t...
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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 Gi...
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Campus Groups To Rally Voters, Discourage Apathy

  Voter Registration Volunteer Coalition and UCSB CalPIRG are hosting a local youth voting campaign today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on the Santa Rosa Residence Hall lawn in order to prevent student a...
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Recent Study Considers Underlying Factors for Harming, Helping Others

Researchers at the UCSB Center for Evolutionary Psychology presented new findings regarding the psychological motivators behind human cooperation and justice in an article published last Wednesday in ...
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National Honors Awarded to Two UCSB Chemistry Professors By ACS

UCSB chemistry professors Peter Ford and Craig Hawker have both received national honors from the American Chemical Society and will be presented with their respective awards at the ACS awards ceremon...
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Bill To Raise Funds For Colleges Through Property Leases and Sales

State Assemblymember Das Williams, who represents California’s 35th District, has proposed a new bill that could provide additional funding for public higher education through revenue generated by s...
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SBCSAR Team Receives Award for Invaluable Lifesaving Service

The Santa Barbara County Search and Rescue team was awarded the Montecito Rotary Club’s Vocational Service and Public Safety Award on May 15 in recognition of their success in serving the Santa Barb...
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Free Fundraising Event Supports Environmentally-Friendly Cause

The Surfrider Foundation’s Isla Vista chapter hosted several local musicians, as well as Pacific Dub and Daniel “Bambaata” Marley, grandson of Bob Marley, at their 13th annual Concert for the Co...
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Survivor Recounts Path to Well-Being After ‘Failed’ Jump

International mental health and suicide prevention advocate Kevin Hines, who survived a 250-foot plunge from the Golden Gate Bridge in 2000, will speak about his personal journey to attain wellness to...
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