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Another Post-Mortem

We registered the grief of mass killing — this time of nine black church members in South Carolina — with horror, empathy and recognition. Our recognition includes the trauma, not only of our Isla...
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Individualization to Avoid Criminalization

Opinion Co-Editor Suzanne Becker encourages increasingly diverse methods of law enforcement and public engagement after the failure of Santa Barbara's proposed gang injunction.
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The Problem With Combatting Homelessness Instead of Helping the Homeless

Opinion Co-Editor Suzanne Becker takes a deeper look at the problematic relationship that the city has with its homeless inhabitants.
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Gang Injunction Trial Comes to a Close

Closing arguments were given by plaintiff and defense in the City of Santa Barbara’s proposed gang injunction trial yesterday, the final hearing before Santa Barbara Superior Court Judge Colleen Ste...
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Always I.V. Strong

Suzanne Becker reflects on the tragedy of May 23.
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Zooming In On I.V. Camera Towers

The camera towers placed along Del Playa Drive and Embarcadero Del Norte in the days leading up to Deltopia cost the University about $8,000, although a final price has not been agreed upon, and they ...
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Yo-Yo Ma Brings Brings Acclaimed Cello, Piano Performance To Granada

Renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma and acclaimed pianist Kathryn Scott gave a performance at Granada Theater this past Thursday followed by a Friday Master Class at the Lobero Theater, where Ma mentored select...
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UCSB Housing To Compensate West Campus Residents for Construction Disruptions

This morning, University Housing & Residential Services officials formally agreed to fully meet demands submitted by residents of West Campus Family Housing (WCFH) to compensate for a disruption cause...
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Daniel Wolpert Discusses Movement and Behavior in UCSB Lecture

Neuroscientist and Professor of Engineering at the University of Cambridge Daniel Wolpert gave a lecture at the Sage Center yesterday called “Probabilistic Models of Sensorimotor Control and Decisio...
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Noam Chomsky Gives Speech in Lobero Theater

Renowned philosopher, political theorist and MIT Professor Emeritus of linguistics Noam Chomsky presented the 13th annual Frank K. Kelly Lecture on Humanity’s Future, as hosted by the Nuclear Age P...
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Prof. Barry Spacks Dies After 32 Years of Teaching in CCS

Santa Barbara’s first poet laureate and UCSB faculty member Barry Spacks died Tuesday, leaving a very personal and far-reaching impact upon the Santa Barbara community.
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SB Hillel Refuses to Host Speaker

UCSB’s Hillel Center recently withdrew an invitation for freelance writer and schoolteacher David Harris-Gershon to speak about his book “What Do You Buy the Children of the Terrorist Who Tried to...
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Deadly Disease Continues to Spread Among UCSB Students

Public Health Officials confirmed this week that a fourth UCSB student has contracted meningococcal disease — which can lead to the potentially-fatal illness meningitis, making Santa Barbara just on...
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Recent Court Ruling Shines Light on Proposed SB Gang Injunction

Controversy continues to heat up over a proposed gang injunction in Santa Barbara, and opposition to the injunction is now gaining legal support after a federal appeals court ruled a similar injunctio...
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Patricia MacCormack Talks About Ahuman Theory, Importance of Non-Speciecist Ways

Scholar Patricia MacCormack spoke to a full audience about her recent work on an “ahuman” theory of ethics in the McCune Conference Room of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building yesterday.
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