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UCSB Works With NASA, Cal Tech For Robotics Engineering Contest
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UCSB Works With NASA, Cal Tech For Robotics Engineering Contest

UCSB engineers are currently participating in a competition hosted by the U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, commonly known as DARPA, which is searching for a robot that can successfully assist in common rescue efforts, such as in the case of natural disasters. The UCSB engineers are […]

Health & Wellness Program Seeks Support for Services
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Health & Wellness Program Seeks Support for Services

UCSB Health & Wellness Program is requesting a lock-in fee of $7.13 per quarter for undergraduate and graduate students to support their services including Dog Therapy Day, free massages and HIV testing and educational sessions on healthy eating, sex, relationships and positive psychology. Health & Wellness services are utilized by […]

SB Offers Awesome Alternative to Coachella
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SB Offers Awesome Alternative to Coachella

This weekend, thousands will flock to Santa Barbara’s Live Oak Campgrounds for Lucidity — a three-day music festival featuring live music, including hip-hop duo Zion I — as well as art, workshops, organic food and much more. The festival calls itself “open-source” because many of its activities are interactive, as […]

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Assemblyman Proposes Bill to Exempt Textbooks From State Sales Taxes

Assemblyman Tim Donnelly of the 33rd District of California has introduced the Textbook Tax Relief Act, Assembly Bill 479, which aims to exempt textbooks from any state sales tax in order to reduce the cost of higher education. Through freeing college textbooks from the additional 8 percent tax in Santa […]

Summer 2013 Will See New Bookstore In Downtown SB
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Summer 2013 Will See New Bookstore In Downtown SB

Granada Books, the first Santa Barbara-based independent bookstore to open in 20 years, is slated to open its doors this June in a building next to the Granada Theater on State Street. Despite the fact that many local bookstores have closed in recent years, owners Emmett McDonough and Sharon Hoshida […]