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Government Shutdown Hits Santa Barbara

An overview of how the government shutdown is impacting local businesses and university services.
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Foundation To Aid Local Students With Scholarships

The Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara will award $8.1 million in scholarships to help thousands of Santa Barbara County students attend college, vocational school, graduate school and medical sc...
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UCSB Students Talk Up Voice-Recording Social Messaging App

Several UCSB students have recently began promoting a new iPhone application called Sprokk, which allows users to add a voice message to images sent between friends. The app was created by UCLA gradua...
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SB Ranks First for Most Expensive Gas in US

Santa Barbara currently holds the highest average gasoline price per gallon nationwide, with significant increases occurring as gas prices across the country have skyrocketed in recent months, accordi...
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UC Student Regent-Designate Cinthia Flores Discusses Current Issues

This past Friday, UCSB welcomed 2013-14 UC Student Regent Cinthia Flores, who answered students’ questions regarding UC systemwide issues and discussed ongoing topics such as UC online education cla...
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UCSB Startup Company Participates in Bone Strength Study

This past weekend, Active Life Scientific — a Santa Barbara startup founded by UCSB alumni and faculty — took part in a study that presented findings regarding the measurement of bone strength and...
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Quidditch Lands in Muggle UCSB

Joining a growing number of Harry Potter fans-turned-athletes across the U.S., Evan Bell founded the Santa Barbara Blacktips last month, a team dedicated to the magical sport of Quidditch. Adapted fro...
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Davidson Library Renovation Plan Approved for Upcoming Year

As the UC Board of Regents approved $71 million in funding for ongoing renovations to Davidson Library at their meeting last week, UCSB will launch its multi-year construction plan to add a multimedia...
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UC Board of Regents Officially Elects UCLA Alum as Newest Student Rep

On Monday, UCLA alumni and second-year UC Irvine law student Cinthia Flores was nominated to the position of student regent for the 2013-14 school year. A special committee of the UC Board of Regents ...
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Decline in Biodiversity May Lead to Mass Extinction

An international research team working at UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis recently published a study detailing the impact of biodiversity loss as a result of climate cha...
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Campus Coffee Carts Combat Waste, Begin Grounds-Composting Program

UCSB Physical Facilities and UCen Dining Services are collaborating to implement a new composting program Ground to Grounds, which will divert the waste created from the campus’s coffee cravings to ...
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Women’s Center To Hold Walk Supporting Rape Prevention

UCSB’s Rape Prevention Education Program will host the second annual 5K Fun Run and Walk this weekend in recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month to raise funds for the Santa Barbara Rape Crisi...
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Students To Give Spoken Word Show

UCSB’s Health and Wellness Program will appeal to a wide range of spectators with “Wizard of Balls,” a spoken word presentation in the Theater and Dance Building’s Room 1701 today at 7:30 p.m....
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UCSB Alum Builds Environmental Monitoring System

UCSB alumnus Mark Kram, founder of Groundswell Technologies, Inc., is developing environmental monitoring software that seeks to improve current methods of resource management. Groundswell, created by...
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UC Scholars Receive Grants For EAP Study

The United States Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs awarded 215 UC undergraduates its prestigious Gilman Scholarship this year, with 51 honorees at UCSB alone. Students received a total of $9...
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