The UC Board of Regents met Thursday at UC San Francisco Mission Bay for their final meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year to discuss planned tuition increases, the current status of the UC Global Food Initiative and the university budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.
The Campus Advocacy Resources & Education office hosted a lecture on military sexual trauma (MST) by assistant professor at the USC School of Social Work Kristen Zalesky in the Flying A room Thursday morning.
This year’s New Venture Competition (NVC) Finals awarded its annual $10,000 grand prize to student tech start up Milo, a business projected to create a device that proactively monitors the blood alcohol content (BAC) of individual consumers.
The City of Goleta, County of Santa Barbara and the State of California each declared a state of emergency Wednesday regarding the Refugio Beach oil spill, allowing local, state and federal entities to contribute resources to a joint cleanup effort called Unified Command.
Local grassroots climate justice organization, 350 Santa Barbara, hosted a demonstration and press conference at Santa Barbara County Courthouse Thursday to protest against hydraulic fracturing and other “extreme” forms of oil extraction in response to the Refugio State Beach oil spill on Tuesday.
The Associated Students Program Board (ASPB) will host the Candlelight Vigil and Memorial Walk this Saturday in Storke Plaza as part of a series of events in remembrance of the events of May 23 last year.
On Tuesday, ruptured pipelines operated by Plains All American Pipeline leaked approximately 21,000 gallons of crude oil onto the Santa Barbara County shoreline near Refugio State Beach.