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Students Nationwide Reject Rising Textbook Prices

Over half of college students are not purchasing textbooks due to high prices, according to a recent study by CALPIRG.
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Is Isla Vista Rent Too Damn High? A Closer Look Into Housing in I.V.

With ‘For Rent’ signs slapped on almost every house or apartment in Isla Vista, thousands of students are now joining the annual housing rush that begins around the end of every Fall Quarter and b...
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Health Fair Aims To Help Local Kids

The Santa Barbara County Education Office’s Child Development Department Health Linkages Program is hosting free health fairs and screenings for preschool students from low-income families in Isla V...
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Professor Stucky Receives Fellowship

Professor of Inorganic Chemistry Galen D. Stucky has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Chemical Society, making Stucky one of 96 fellows appointed by the organization annually.
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US News Ranks UCSB Alongside Top Institutions

UCSB ranked as the number 11 public university and number 41 best national university in U.S. News & World Report.
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UCSB Researchers Publish Study of Parasite Food-Web

UCSB researchers have recently contributed to new published research regarding the importance of parasites in ecological food-webs. A study entitled “Parasites Affect Food Web Structure Primarily th...
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A.S. Commission Hosts Event Promoting Positive Self-Image

The A.S. Womyn’s Commission’s annual runway show will take place at the Corwin Pavilion this evening, as part of the group’s ongoing efforts to challenge societal beauty norms and represent the ...
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UCSB Hosts Relay For Life Event

Students and faculty fundraise to aid fight against cancer   The American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life will begin next Friday at the UCSB track, in commemoration and support of lives affecte...
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Senate Bill Could Prevent Loophole in Rape Cases

After a Santa Barbara County sexual assault case involved a victim mistakenly giving consent after her attacker impersonated another individual, the Senate Public Safety Committee has now unanimously ...
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UCSB Police Officer To Run For County Sheriff

UCSB Police Department Officer Ryan Smith recently announced the he will run against incumbent Sheriff Bill Brown and Santa Barbara County Sheriff Department Sgt. Sandra Brown in the upcoming election...
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Work on New Ocean Science Education Building Resumes

After a several month hiatus, construction on UCSB’s Ocean Science Education Building is continuing under new management and could be completed as early as next month. Construction was stalled last ...
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Acclaimed Author To Discuss Science, Social Effects of Malaria

Award-winning author and investigative journalist Sonia Shah will present a free talk tomorrow at 8 p.m. in Campbell Hall based on her latest book, The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,0...
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Associated Students’ EVPLA Establishes Fence Along Walter Capps Park, Hopes to Keep Students Safe

The Associated Students External Vice President of Local Affairs recently established a fence along Walter Capps Park on Del Playa Drive, finally completing the community and campus-based efforts to p...
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Photo Website Seeks Amateur Shots of I.V. Community

A new Facebook page entitled Native Talent is hosting monthly competitions for student-shot photos of the UCSB and Isla Vista communities. The page was created by Special Projects Coordinator of the I...
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Luminarium Returns to UCSB for Second Time

Shannon Ham Staff Writer   Associated Students Program Board and Architects of Air will open the Exxopolis Luminarium on the Lagoon and Faculty Club Lawns tomorrow, with the exhibit remaining ope...
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