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A.S. To Swear In Next Year’s Executive Officers

With an OPP Election Sweep Last Month, the Winning Candidates Prepare to Take Office Associated Students Senate will swear in the elected student officials for the 2013-2014 school year at their week...
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A.S. Senate Approves Budget for 2013-2014

During Wednesday night’s 12-hour Associated Students Senate meeting, Senators approved A.S. budget allocations for the 2013-2014 school year. Due to a $50,000 cut in the fund for Boards, Committees,...
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Harvard Professor To Deliver Lecture on Social Inequality

Harvard University professor of social sciences Lawrence D. Bobo will give the 10th annual Shirley Kennedy Memorial Lecture today in the MultiCultural Center Theater, addressing contemporary issues ...
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Chilla Vista 2013: ‘The Vibes Were Sweet’

  [wzslider autoplay=”true” transition=”‘slide'” lightbox=”true”]   (Click on a photo to enlarge) Photos by Peter Vandenbelt (Daily Nexus) The Isla ...
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A.S. Senate Meeting Fails to Pass Revised Divestment Resolution With Close Votes

A revised resolution aimed at divesting from companies that “profit from the military occupation of Palestine” failed to pass — despite a 12-11-1 vote — after it was reintroduced during Wednes...
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UCSB To Restore Self-Sustaining Habitat

UCSB recently partnered with Goleta-based nonprofit organization Trust for Public Land to acquire the Ocean Meadows Golf Course near Coal Oil Point, as part of an effort to restore the area to its nat...
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Senate Dismisses Revised Divestment Resolution

Associated Students Senate voted to remove a revised version of a resolution calling for divestment from companies supporting the military occupation of Palestine from the agenda during last night’s...
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UCSB Scientists Treat Infant Autism in Study

Researchers at the UCSB Koegel Autism Center recently completed a study in which they successfully treated three infants for autism, with plans to expand their research and provide more infants with s...
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A.S. Affirms UC Prison Divestment, Addresses Internal Struggles Within Senate

During Wednesday’s Associated Students Senate meeting, Senators unanimously passed a resolution that calls for divestment of UC funds from the prison industrial complex and addressed issues of clima...
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Student Group Marches to Call Attention on Armenian Genocide

The UCSB Armenian Student Association led a march through Isla Vista yesterday evening, bringing the community’s attention to the Armenian Genocide, which is considered by many to be one of the firs...
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A.S. Senate’s Meeting Discusses Library Renovations, Nonprofits, Divestment Resolution

During last Wednesday’s six-and-a-half-hour Associated Students Senate meeting, Public Forum speakers addressed renovations to Davidson Library, a nonprofit called Swipes For The Homeless and last w...
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Candidates Discuss Student Conduct, Compete for Advocate General Position

In the last candidate forum before elections next week, Jorge Villela and Kristian Whittaker took part in a debate for the position of Student Advocate General, discussing topics such as the Conduct B...
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A.S. Plans Alternative Intoxication Solution

Rather than being arrested, finger-printed and sent to court, students found to be drunk in public may soon find an alternative solution in the Isla Vista Sobering Center. The AssociatedStudentsLegalR...
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Tempers Flare and Tensions Rise as A.S. Rejects Divestment Resolution

In a 13-hour debate that lasted past dawn on Thursday morning, students, community members, university staff and faculty members and even police officers attended the Associated Students Senate meetin...
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A.S. Presidential Candidates Present Views on Fees, Student Apathy

Associated Students presidential candidates Jonathan Abboud, Megan Foronda and Patrick “Mac” Kennedy debated issues such as the rising cost of college tuition, combating student apathy, fostering ...
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