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Student Protesters Force Regents to Table Tuition Hike

Approximately 150 students from several UC campuses gathered outside the UC Regents meeting Thursday in protest of a proposed tuition hike, forcing the Regents to table its approval until January.
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UC Regent Sexual Harassment Accusation Leads to New Training Policy

Pattiz, who was appointed to the Board in 2001, was accused of sexual harassment earlier this month when a recording surfaced of him asking if he could hold a female colleague’s breasts.
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Local Democrats Sweep Elections

While Republicans win a federal majority, Democrats find their place in California.
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Democratic UCSB Alumnus Carbajal Claims House Seat

Salud Carbajal replaced incumbent Lois Capps on Tuesday as House Representative for District 24, defeating Republican opponent Justin Fareed.
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Joan Hartmann Wins Third District County Supervisor Race

The contest ended with Hartmann attaining 53.96% of the county vote Tuesday night, enough to beat Porter who won 45.79% of the county vote.
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California Ballot Initiatives 2016

The Nexus guide on California ballot measures, covering marijuana, plastic bags, prescription drugs and more.
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Santa Barbara Ballot Measures 2016

The Nexus guide on local ballot measures affecting Santa Barbara.
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Bird Calls Persist While Residents Call for Reprieve

Residents of the neighboring San Miguel and San Nicolas dorms have received reports from resident assistants about students yelling “cacaw” at all hours of the day and night.
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A.S. Finance Committee To Fund $5,000 for College Republicans Event Featuring Ben Shapiro

UCSB College Republicans received $5,000 from the A.S. Finance and Business Committee for an upcoming event featuring Ben Shapiro, a political commentator who will present a criticism of the Black Liv...
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Kydland, a Nobel laureate in economics, joined a group of academics and journalists traveling to North Korea last spring for a peace conference. He met with North Korean students and professors on the trip in an attempt to open up avenues for broader research. Though the trip was diplomatic, he noted that it was “purely scientific.” Soham Tikekar / Daily Nexus

UCSB Professor Part of Scientific Trip to North Korea

Finn Kydland, Nobel laureate and UC Santa Barbara economics professor went to North Korea for a peace summit last spring, traveling with academics and journalists to promote international diplomacy.
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Kydland, a Nobel laureate in economics, joined a group of academics and journalists traveling to North Korea last spring for a peace conference. He met with North Korean students and professors on the trip in an attempt to open up avenues for broader research. Though the trip was diplomatic, he noted that it was “purely scientific.” Soham Tikekar / Daily Nexus

CALPIRG Pushes for Yes on Prop 67

Over 100 counties throughout California have passed ordinances to ban single-use plastic bags, including San Francisco and Los Angeles, but Prop 67 would ratify Senate Bill 270 to ban plastic bags thr...
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2017 Senior Class Gift Announced

Though voting was done solely through email in the past, this year kicked off a “voting party” with free pizza donated by Giovanni’s to increase voter turnout.
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First Friday Offers Free Food, Laid-Back Vibes

Fall’s inaugural First Friday took over Prefect Park as the Free Food Fest on Oct.7, offering new bites and the same laid-back vibes Isla Vistans have come to love since its inception.
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New Grant To Lay Framework for Digital Database

The UCSB library has received a $100,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences to create a framework that supports extensive digital library collections.
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