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Documentary Highlights Death of ’90s Radio Host

KCSB will host a screening of the documentary “Radio Bandido” — investigating activist radio programmer Oscar “Bandido” Gomez’s unexplained death — at 7 p.m. tonight in Pollock Theater. ...
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Exhibit Gives Unique Views on Nature

Davidson Library is displaying an exhibit illustrating the human views of the natural world through various disciplines. The showcase, entitled “Seeing Nature,” is currently housed in the library...
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Panel To Discuss Immigration

KCSB and local nonprofit organization La Casa de la Raza will host a panel today discussing recent immigration policies and their effects on American society. The “Los Olvidados: The Impact of Depor...
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Student’s Federal Suit May Impact UC Admissions

The Supreme Court recently decided to re-examine nationwide affirmative action legislation in light of University of Texas applicant Abigail Fisher’s claim that she was unfairly denied entrance due ...
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UCSB Wins Third Horniest Campus

UCSB: DTF or GTFO. College Magazine recently recognized UCSB students’ innate inability to stop hooking up with each other, ranking the campus third on its list of the Ten Most DTF — down to … f...
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SB Schools Scramble to Soften the Blow of State Budget Cuts

Santa Barbara Unified School District officials will meet today to discuss possible solutions to offset the district’s $2.6 million structural deficit. The SBUSD aims to make $6 million in budget cu...
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New Study Reports Impact of Financial Status on Education

Stanford University sociologist Sean F. Reardon’s recent study revealed a 40 percent increase in the difference between standardized test scores of high-income and low-income students. The data indi...
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Local Eco-Friendly Program Certifies Campus Cafeterias

The Green Business Program of Santa Barbara awarded all four UCSB Dining Commons certifications last week for meeting the organization’s eco-friendly standards. The recognition highlights the dining...
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Website Allows Locals to Connect with Neighbors

Social networking website Nextdoor.com is offering Goleta residents a forum to share information, publicize events and alert locals of suspicious activity in the neighborhood. The online community wat...
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Nonprofit To Endorse Violence Prevention

Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County will host an event this Thursday in the Santa Barbara Central Library to educate the community about teen dating violence and prevention. The progr...
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Academic Progress Warnings To Cease

Starting July 1, the UCSB Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will no longer provide a Satisfactory Academic Progress warning before suspending students’ aid as part of a new federal policy aim...
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Delay of Guantanamo Bay Closure Incites Protests

Human rights activists marched from the White House to the Supreme Court building earlier this month to protest the perpetually delayed closure of the U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay. The group ...
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California Law To Cease Funding of Local Agencies

The California Supreme Court issued a mandate on Dec. 29 ordering counties to dissolve any Redevelopment Agencies under their jurisdiction by Feb. 1, 2012. The RDAs are local organizations designed to...
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Community Convenes for Social Change

Associated Students’ Human Rights Board brought students, faculty and community members together for a “Peace in the Park” demonstration in Isla Vista’s People’s Park on Saturday. The rally ...
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Genealogy Library Expands Facilities

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society’s Sahyun Library recently reopened following an expansion of services including a new classroom, modernized computer facilities and hundreds of new book...
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