The A.S. Womyn’s Commission’s annual runway show will take place at the Corwin Pavilion this evening, as part of the group’s ongoing efforts to challenge societal beauty norms and represent the vast diversity of the campus. The ‘I Am Beautiful’ Runway Show, which will be held at 5:30 p.m., will [...]
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This year, UCSB received a record number of applicants — numbering 76,026 — and showed a 14 percent increase in the number of applications from underrepresented minority students, reflecting a nationwide trend in the increasingly diverse makeup of future college student populations. Applicants for fall 2013 include a 14 percent [...]
A new study conducted by UCSB’s National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis indicates that low plant extinction rates spanning the last 45 million years have led to more diverse plant life in California. According to the study, rates of increase in new species of plants are highest in the [...]