Candidates Engage Students in Q&A

Candidates for the position of Associate Students (A.S.) off-campus senator answered questions from audience members in a series of two open forums Wednesday afternoon at the Hub.

Missing State Funding Forces Library Construction Onto Students

Davidson Library administration released a statement yesterday reporting a sudden disappearance of the $76 million state bond measure funding their UCSB Library Addition and Renovation Project, with construction plans now enlisting the help of students in the building process.

A.S. Senate Discusses Allocating Funds for UCSB’s Alternative News Source, The Bottom Line

Associated Students Senate debated extensively over whether to provide additional funds to The Bottom Line in order for the alternative news source to pay their members honoraria at last night’s weekly meeting in the Flying A Room of the University Center. The issue initially arose when Collegiate Senator Amir Khazaieli proposed an amendment to Finance […]

Conflict Arises Over Denial of A.S. Funds

The Associated Students Legislative Council addressed students’ upset about its decision to deny the Student of Color Conference funding during last night’s weekly meeting. Numerous SOCC and Student Commission on Racial Equality supporters filled the UCen’s Flying A room to voice discontent with the previous week’s outcome. Several students approached the podium during the public […]

Student’s New Work Earns Funds

UCSB computer science graduate student Deblina Sarkar is one of only three researchers worldwide to receive the Electron Devices Society’s Ph.D. Fellowship Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for her work on improving the energy efficiency of nanoscale devices. The honor comes with a $5,000 endowment and is presented by the IEEE, […]

A.S. Allots Funds, Reviews Work

The Associated Students Legislative Council passed four bills and a resolution during their weekly meeting in the Flying A Studio room of the University Center last night. As one of its first orders of business, the council reopened discussion on the Campus Democrats’ request for $725 to bring five additional student representatives to a voter […]

SB Receives Funds for New Ice Rink

Allied Waste Services of Santa Barbara donated $7,500 to local nonprofit Greater Santa Barbara Ice Skating Association to help fund the construction of an outdoor ice rink at Goleta’s Girsh Park. The city’s “Ice in Paradise” project, slated to open in winter 2011, will offer several recreational activities including public skating, figure skating, ice hockey […]

Students To Assess Arts & Lectures Fees

Arts & Lectures is ask- ing students to pay an addi- tional $4.24 per quarter as one of the many proposed fee increases on the upcoming spring campus election bal- lot.

City Questions Loan Program Implementation

Critics of Santa Barbara City’s $4.4 million employee mortgage loan program are scrutinizing city funding due to concerns over detrimental use of the government’s financial reserves.

UC Fights For Pell Grants

University of California President Mark G. Yudof and UC Student Association President Claudia Magaña have joined forces to combat potential cuts to the Federal Pell Grant Program.