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UCSB Graduate Student Nominated for 2020-2021 UC Student Regent

A record 113 UC students applied for the position of the 2020-21 student regent, compared to 40 who applied in the cycle before.
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African Social Spiders Demonstrate How Group Dynamics Influence Success of Individual Colonies

The presence of two dispositions (aggressive and docile) begs the question, which one leads to greater success?
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‘Bolbo’ the Builder: UCSB Researchers Investigate the Impact of Bumphead Parrotfish Feeding on Tropical Reefs

Their diet, unusual compared to that of other primarily herbivorous parrotfish, consists of structural reef carbonates and the lifeforms that corals harbor.
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RHA Elections: A Look at the 2019-2020 Executives

The five RHA executive board members – Laila Voss, Ashley Davis, Bee Schaefar, Angela Friedman and Megan Foster – will take office in fall 2019.
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Sunrise Movement Holds Green New Deal Town Hall at Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

The Sunrise Movement SB held a town hall on April 23 to advocate for the Green New Deal and answer questions from the public.
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UCSB Signs Onto OA2020 Initiative in Push for Open Access Publishing

The OA2020 Expression of Interest was signed about a week after the UC terminated its subscription with the Dutch information and analytics company Elsevier.
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UCSB Professor Wins Pulitzer Prize

UC Santa Barbara Black studies professor and author Jeffrey Stewart won a Pulitzer Prize for his work The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke.
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Pizza My Heart is Not Leaving I.V.

Jake Hopkins, a UCSB student, claimed Pizza My Heart was closing in the Free and For Sale (UCSB) Facebook group on April 10.
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Summer Cal Grant Bill Reintroduced to the State Legislature

SB 461 will provide up to nine units of aid per session to students eligible for Cal Grant.
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Majority of UCSB Pre-Bio Students Decide To Switch Majors

Many students found that the administrators and advisors were at best overburdened and at worst outright unhelpful.
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Overheard At UCSB Commemorates First Anniversary

The "Overheard at UCSB" Facebook page turned one year old this week.
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EVPLA Publishes Proposal for Lighting Expansion in Isla Vista

On Jan. 12, the Office of the EVPLA presented a report to I.V. detailing a comprehensive plan to improve street lighting in I.V.
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UC Freshman Applicant Numbers Decline Systemwide

Although freshman applications to UCSB declined this year, Przekop is optimistic for the class of 2023.
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UCSB Greek Life Works To Mend Relationship with Administration and Students Alike After Series of Shutdowns

Ashlock said student leaders within Greek organizations have taken more initiative in fostering relationships with administration.
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I.V. CSD Condemns Proposed Title IX Amendments

The amendments would narrow the definition of sexual harassment as well as limit the proceedings to live hearings.
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