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UConn women's basketball won another national championship last night, extending its win streak to a record 78 games. Does this support my thesis that "evil is in" this year in sports? Geno's smug gri...
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Armchair QB

UConn women's basketball won another national championship last night, extending its win streak to a record 78 games. Does this support my thesis that "evil is in" this year in sports? Geno's smug gri...
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Week of 9/18

ONE! On Monday, Internet giants Amazon and IMDB announced that they would make available over 6,000 films and TV shows for free-and-legal streaming. It’s certainly an interesting development in ...
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The Lineup

If you haven't already made it to Hatlen Theater to attend the Dept. of Theatre and Dance's sixth-annual UCSB New Plays Festival, you still have a chance. The festival runs through May 31, and feature...
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Venture Competition is Nothing Personal, Just Business

While a game of Monopoly is the closest many students have ever been to experiencing a businesslike environment, a group of UCSB students took the commerce game to a whole new level, competing in team...
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Aggressive Squids Have Scientists Running for the Labs

UCSB biologists and engineers attempt to understand the unusual composition of the strong, sharp Humboldt squid beak and its applications in the world of science. According to Herbert Waite, UCSB biol...
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The Lineup

1. From "Fawlty Towers," to "Will & Grace," to "Shrek the Third," "Monty Python" co-creator John Cleese has had quite the comedy career. See him speak about "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," and see ...
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On-Campus Machine Shop Can Do More Than Whittle and Weld

Testing military-grade steel for battleships, analyzing composite materials for sealants used in nuclear power plants and constructing 500-mile-per-gallon vehicles are just a few of the many exciting ...
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Scientists Find That Viruses Can Cross Species Barrier

When it comes to infectious diseases, no line exists between wild animals and humans.
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Diabetes Epidemic Causes World-Leading Pharmaceutical Company to Act

As part of a $14.4 million campaign, UCSB's Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies is working with five institutions to discover unprecedented ways in treating and preventing diabetes.
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UCSB Outreach Programs Trapeze Through Local Schools

Kids can do more than just clown around with the UCSB Physics Circus program.
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The Lineup

1. Renowned director Julian Schnabel garnered international acclaim for his recent hit "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly." See the film about what happens when the editor-in-chief of French Elle has ...
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Bring In Spring


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Local Astronomers Discover 10 ‘Hot Jupiters’

Four years of shooting for stars has led a team of international scientists to discover 10 new extra-solar planets.
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The Line-Up

1. Wangechi Mutu is a world-renowned visual artist, with strong literal and aesthetic roots in Kenya. Hear her unique perspective on her own provocative pieces, as she speaks in Campbell Hall on April...
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