News both Domestic and International from the week of March 1.
Davidson Library hosted a panel discussion on prisoner re-entry into society on Wednesday as part of the UCSB Reads 2015 program, bringing together university affiliates and Santa Barbara residents to discuss Piper Kerman’s best-selling memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.
The Pollock Theater screened Academy Award-winning film “Citizenfour” Wednesday night and held a discussion led by professors of film and media studies Lisa Parks and Jennifer Holt on former system administrator for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Edward Snowden and the National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance disclosures in 2013.
Last night’s A.S. Senate meeting in the UCen passed several bills, discussed Spring Quarter programs and future endeavors
Gauchos of Islamic faith and/or Middle Eastern descent open up about the effects of the Department of Homeland Security's recent Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) program and other international events that have shaped the perceptions and experiences of American Muslims today.
Community members met Wednesday night for the weekly stakeholders meeting hosted by Assemblyman Das Williams’ office to discuss the possibility of a User Utility Tax and whether students living in university-owned housing should be integrated into self-governance plans.
Pulitzer prize-winning author and Columbia University history professor Eric Foner gave a lecture at Campbell Hall on Tuesday evening on his recently released book Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad, which highlights the efforts of both whites and blacks in aiding fugitive slaves during the 1800s leading up to the Civil War.