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Sexual Assault Reports Up in I.V.

It is unknown what exactly has prompted the increase, but the issue has been at the center of Associated Students’ elections platforms and the recent sexual assault sit-in on May 3 and 4 in Cheadle ...
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Farewell, Holly

Jim Morrison's fabled muse for "The Crystal Ship," Platform Holly, will soon disappear as Venoco, Inc. has filed for bankruptcy.
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Protests Halt UC Regents Meeting

The public forum with UC Regents was set to discuss proposed UC-wide tuition hikes but ended with protests and police intervention.
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Amid Budget Woes, SB Sheriff’s Office Faces Potential Staff Cuts

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office (SBSO) is currently over budget, understaffed and overworked, county officials reported in budget discussions this past month.
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Vista Point: Local Freebies and Activities This Week

This week features free music in many forms, a yogi's Extravaganza pregame, a May 23 tragedy remembrance vigil and more.
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Four Years Later, Still a ‘No’ for Israel Divestment

Following the Associated Students Senate’s failure to pass the resolution to divest from companies that allegedly aid Israel in human rights violations against Palestinians, UC Santa Barbara is the ...
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Pulitzer-Winning Photojournalist Makes UCSB Debut

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario spoke at Campbell Hall this past Saturday, bringing an end to the UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures National Geographic Live series.
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IVRPD Accepts $13,000 Donation from UCSB

The Isla Vista Recreation and Park District accepted $13,000 from UC Santa Barbara this Thursday as part of an agreement to use the funds for park improvements and maintenance.
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Chancellor Yang Agrees To Endorse $3 Billion UC Divestment From Fossil Fuels After 72-Hour Sit-In

Nearly 60 hours into a sit-in staged by student activists, Chancellor Henry T. Yang has agreed to publicly endorse UC divestment of nearly $3 billion from fossil fuel companies, making him the first-e...
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A.S. Senate Fails to Pass Divestment Resolution After 10-Hour Meeting

Over 100 students gathered in Corwin Pavilion to witness the Associated Students (A.S.) Senate vote on a resolution to divest from companies that aid Israel in alleged human rights violations against ...
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Playful Wisdom: Go Club and Its Quiet Success

Facing off against each other, Rex Luan and Stephen Hu, current and future president of UC Santa Barbara’s Go Club, sit in perfect contrast.
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Comparing Civic Engagement at UCSB with National Elections

About 36 percent of the undergraduate student body, or 7,220 undergraduates, participated in the 2017 Associated Students Election, making it one of the higher voter turnout rates in the past decade.
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Vista Point: Isla Vista’s Goings-On This Week

This week's events include the 41st annual Isla Vista Jugglers Festival, Toga-Palooza and free vegan food.
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Unfazed by the Haze: Greek Life Confronts its Reputation

UC Santa Barbara has seen three fraternities lose their charter or colony status since 2014 for hazing-related offenses. Phi Sigma Kappa, Beta Theta Pi and Nu Alpha Kappa all lost their colony or char...
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Pro-Israel Mural Defaced Amid Divestment Debate

A pro-Israel mural near Pardall Tunnel was vandalized for the second time in three days on Tuesday, increasing tension between pro-Palestine and pro-Israel student groups days before a divestment reso...
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