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All-Around Sustainability Gets UCSB ‘Gold Rating’

UC Santa Barbara received an award recognizing it for creating an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable campus.
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Basketball Takes a Knee to Take a Stand

The women’s basketball team is inviting all game attendees to kneel during the national anthem Saturday, kicking off Black History Month with an act of protest against social injustice.
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Capps Donates 20 Years of Documents to Library

Lois Capps, former congresswoman for the United States who retired in November, has donated 20 years’ worth of documents to the UC Santa Barbara Library’s Special Research Collections.
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In Photos: Women’s March Takes on Los Angeles

Laverne Cox, Miley Cyrus, and Barbara Streisand were a few of the many celebrities who made speeches, though the intense crows made it impossible for most to see or hear. These protests were held on e...
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Students March Through Rains Against Inauguration of 45th President

The protest, organized by the Student Activist Network, marched from Campbell Hall through the UCSB Library before making a stop at Storke Tower, after which they marched down Pardall Road to Anisq'Oy...
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Despite Calif. Rains, SB Sees No Drought Relief

Lake Cachuma, now filled to only 9.2 percent capacity, is unlikely to see significant changes in its water level.
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UCSB Freshmen Applicants Hit All-Time Record in 2017 for New Class

UCSB has set a record for the highest number of first-year applicants, up six percent from last year with a total of 81,782 applications.
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ESTEEM Program to Guide Engineering Students

UC Santa Barbara’s College of Engineering has introduced a new program to support engineering students, funded by a $4.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation.
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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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