Feminist Studies professor Mireille Miller-Young was sentenced to 108 hours of community service, 10 hours of anger management, three years of probation and was ordered to pay almost $500 of restitution this month after charges prompted by a confrontation between her and an anti-abortion group protesting on campus this past winter quarter.
Last week, University of California President Janet Napolitano concluded a trip to Mexico City, during which she met with Mexican government officials, academics and researchers in an effort to strengthen ties between the UC and Mexico and to encourage collaboration between the parties in a project called the UC-Mexico Initiative.
Students and community members celebrated the 44th annual Isla Vista Earth Day hosted by the Associated Students Environmental Affairs Board at People’s Park on Saturday with live music, food and tabling by local organizations.
The Associated Students Bike Committee is in the process of retracting its fee initiative from the Spring 2014 ballot after the UC Office of the President suggested withholding the initiative and having the University provide the funds instead.
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 bill that would require the […]
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 Tuesday on the Oprah Winfrey […]
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 lecturer who gives a lecture […]
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 over 11,000 new voters this […]
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 UC students, the effort to […]
Scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2013, an array of looming federal budget cuts and tax increases collectively referred to as the “fis- cal cliff” were averted by a deal reached just twohours after the midnight deadline, narrowly helping the country avoid a plunge further into recession. Professor Peter Rupert, Chair of UCSB’s […]