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Students Rally for Affordability

UC students are participating in a statewide “Day of Action” demonstration tomorrow in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s revised 2011-12 budget proposal’s extended cuts to UC funding. The proposal recommends slashing $500 million in financial support from the UC system’s state funding as part of a $1.4 billion overall reduction […]

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U.S. Changes Campus Sex Crime Code

The U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office for Civil Rights recently implemented a series of new federal regulations decreasing the amount of evidence necessary to substantiate claims of sexual harassment and violence at federally funded universities. The legislation requires colleges to instate a “preponderance of the evidence” guideline, lowering the evidentiary […]

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U.S. Changes Campus Sex Crime Code

The U.S. Dept. of Education’s Office for Civil Rights recently implemented a series of new federal regulations decreasing the amount of evidence necessary to substantiate claims of sexual harassment and violence at federally funded universities. The legislation requires colleges to instate a “preponderance of the evidence” guideline, lowering the evidentiary […]

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Site Chronicles Student Work

UCSB undergraduates established a blog earlier this school year featuring the ideas, experiments and findings of 11 student researchers. The blog serves as a public outlet for research discoveries, progress and predicaments of students from various disciplines. The contributors are primarily composed of students chosen from the Early Undergraduate Research […]

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Program Hopes to Help Students Reach College

An emerging campus program known as “College Bound” is proposing the establishment of a new lock-in fee in the upcoming Associated Students Spring Election. College Bound is an on-campus organization designed to promote the importance of higher education among middle school and high school students through programs like tutoring. The […]