Three UCSB students joined 200 other members of the California Youth Connection, a local youth-led organization dedicated to improving the nation’s foster care system, to meet with legislators in Sacramento earlier this month. CYC met with policymakers to share their vision for improving the foster parent evaluation process, proposing a [...]
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Former CNN correspondent Lisa Ling will give a lecture today at Campbell Hall, discussing the story of her career aspirations and the various ways journalism has impacted modern-day society. The renowned journalist and author is also the executive producer and host of “Our America,” a documentary television series broadcasted every [...]
Janice and John Baldwin — professors of UCSB’s famed Human Sexuality course — will give a Last Lecture at 7:30 p.m. today in Isla Vista Theater, speaking about the trials of love, life and everything in between. The UCSB lecture series, which first began Winter Quarter 2012, includes a student-nominated [...]
State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson proposed a bill this month that would allow citizens as young as 15 years old to pre-register to vote upon receiving a learner’s permit or driver’s license. While college campuses have put forth immense efforts toward upping student voter registration, such as UCSB’s record-breaking registration of [...]
At today’s UC Board of Regents meeting, officials will discuss the future of online courses — which the university has spent $4.3 million to market, despite enrolling just one non-UC student after classes first opened up to non-UC students this winter. While the online program has drawn in roughly 1,700 [...]