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Autopsy Results Show That UCSB Student Died of Accidental Overdose

The results of a toxicology test showed that Kapamadžin’s blood alcohol concentration was 0.217 at the time of death, and he had a cocktail of drugs in his system.
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Condoleezza Rice To Speak in Santa Barbara This January

Former United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is set to appear at the Arlington Theatre on Jan. 25 to share her knowledge about global affairs, national security and education.
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Recent UCSB Graduate Remembered as Dedicated, Caring Sorority Sister Who Loved Isla Vista

Pearman impacted her friends’ lives by being present — from senior pictures to birthday brunches. As many friends reflect on their own time at UCSB, they recognize that Pearman was a vital part of...
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CCS Student Remembered as a Brilliant ‘Ray of Light’

Nikola Kapamadžin was born in Serbia on August 12, 1996 and moved to the United States with his family when he was four years old.
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UCSB Students Visit D.C. To Lobby for Pell Grant, D.R.E.A.M. Act

Eight UC Santa Barbara students boarded a red-eye flight last Tuesday night to Washington, D.C., kicking off their three-day trip to lobby California legislators to protect the Pell Grant,  preserve ...
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Two Santa Barbara Shark Attacks Leave Both Victims Uninjured

Two Santa Barbara shark attacks were reported Thursday morning, leaving one kayaker and one paddle boarder unharmed but with damaged gear.
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Police Say Student Died, Another Student Was Sexually Assaulted at Fourth of July Party in Isla Vista

Police are still in the process of interviewing potential suspects, she said, and did not release a statement on the sexual assault earlier because it is currently under investigation.
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In Photos: Black Student Union Protests To ‘Drop the Charges’ Against Merced Students

Approximately 50 students rallied to gain support for the students, who they say were unjustly arrested at a peaceful, drug-free event.
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In Photos: An Isla Vista Summer 2017

In Isla Vista, summertime means sitting on rooftops or on the beach to watch the sunset, sailing to the Channel Islands, all while a wildfire scorches through thousands of acres in Santa Barbara Count...
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UCSB BSU Organizes ‘Drop the Charges’ Protest in Response to Arrest of 5 Black Students

Viranda Woodard, programming director for UCSB BSU, said several BSU executives across the UC collaborated to organize the protest, with other campuses standing in solidarity with UC Merced.
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County Wildfires Drop Ash in Isla Vista, Reduce Air Quality

The Alamo fire is burning near the San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County line. It started on July 6 and has reached up to 23,867 acres. The fire was 10 percent contained on Saturday night.
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Regents Appoint UC Santa Barbara Alumnus as Board Chair

UC Regents have elected UC Santa Barbara alumni George Kieffer chair of the board, and appointed UCLA undergraduate Rafael “Rafi” Sands as student advisor, a new position introduced this year.
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Admission Rate at UC Santa Barbara Slips Lower for Class of 2021

UCSB accepted 493 more out-of-state students than in the previous year and 297 more international students.
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Hit and Run Leaves UCSB Student with Broken Leg

California Highway Patrol (CHP) responded Wednesday afternoon to a call of a hit and run with major injuries on Pardall and Embarcadero Del Mar. CHP responded to a call of a hit and run at approximate...
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Male Victim Dies After Self-Inflicted Gunshot on UCSB Campus

Police responded to a gunshot on the UC Santa Barbara campus at approximately 10:30 p.m. on Thursday.
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