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Brothers Compete for Cash Prize, Six Continent Free Trip

UCSB alumnus Alex Ayling and his brother Mark are competing as finalists in the British competition “Biggest, Baddest Bucket List” — a travel-video contest with a grand prize of $50,000 in cash....
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Initiative Will Revitalize Worn-Out UCSB Sports Facilities

This year, the “Flip the Switch for Student Recreation” fee — which charges students a quarterly fee of $15 — is up on this spring’s Campus Elections Committee ballot, potentially enabling i...
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A.S. Committee Launches New Book Resource

Today marks the grand opening of The Book Bank — a service created by The Associated Students’ Student Initiated Recruitment and Retention Committee (SIRRC) which loans donated books to students i...
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Brown To Grant Pardons to Former Convicts, Former SB Narcotics Criminal

Gov. Jerry Brown announced plans to pardon 65 various individuals convicted of drug possession and other low-level crimes, including Richard Brent DeLeon, a drug dealer from Santa Barbara County. All ...
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EAB Condemns Possible Extension of Controversial New Oil Pipeline

Local environmental activists Colin Loustalot and Max Golding shared their experiences protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline last Thursday in the SRB Multipurpose Room as part of UCSB Associated Student...
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Human Rights Week Features Films, Lectures, Workshops

Associated Students Human Rights Board is holding 26 events this week focusing on a range of social issues including cultural identification, environment, sexuality, student debt and cross-categories ...
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UCSB Students Found Program to Feed Homeless

Beginning next week, UCSB’s new student group Swipes for the Houseless will make it possible for students with dining commons meal plans to donate one of their meals to provide food for someone in n...
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StudySoup Provides Online Access to Course Readers

A growing number of UCSB classes now offer online course readers through a web platform called StudySoup, with over 1,000 students participating in the program since it began last spring. Founded by U...
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Volunteers Help Survey County’s Homeless During Registry Week

During the early morning hours of Tuesday and Wednesday, hundreds of volunteers patrolled local streets to tally the number of homeless people in Santa Barbara County for the 2013 Countywide Vulnerabi...
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Engineers Create Instrument That Detects Molecules Through Smell

A team of scientists brought together through UCSB’s Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies recently engineered a device that biomimics a dog’s scent receptors in order to identify various mo...
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