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UCSB Group Real Life Hosts International Justice Week to Raise Human Trafficking Awareness

UCSB Christian organization Real Life and United States-based human rights non-profit International Justice Mission are jointly hosting International Justice Week this week in an effort to shed light on existing forms of slavery around the world. The series of events will include a basketball tournament, a film screening and a […]

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CA Universities Uniting in SB to Talk Sustainability

Registration is now open for the annual California Higher Education Sustainability Conference that is expected to draw hundreds of participants from across the state to UCSB next month to discuss long-term environmental issues. From June 23 to 27, students, staff and faculty from universities all around California will gather at […]

Transit Board May Eliminate Bus Line After Evaluation Period
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Transit Board May Eliminate Bus Line After Evaluation Period

Santa Barbara Metropolitan Transit District board members discussed the possibility of getting rid of Bus Line 22 — one of the city’s oldest routes — and increasing services for other lines, including Line 24x which runs from UCSB to downtown Santa Barbara, during Tuesday’s meeting. Due to its restricted budget […]

UCSB Performers Collaborate for Gauchella
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UCSB Performers Collaborate for Gauchella

The second annual Gauchella performing arts festival will take place this Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the UCSB Theater and Dance courtyard. The event, which is put on by all-female a cappella group VocalMotion, consists of several free performances bringing together a variety of UCSB performing arts […]

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Williams Proposes Bill to Ban Inhumane Trapping

Assemblymember Das Williams recently proposed a bill aimed at ensuring humane wildlife treatment by wildlife trapping industries. Private nuisance wildlife control operators are currently licensed by the state of California to trap and dispose of animals posing a nuisance to consumers for a “damage control” fee. According to Williams however, […]