Access Card Shortage Leaves Students Empty-Handed

Many students on campus still have not received their Access Cards for the 2021-22 school year.
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Café Picasso Re-opens After Pandemic, Offering Free Brunch on Sundays

The cafe served platters of chicken and potato taquitos with sides of black beans, pico de gallo, crema and salad. Coffee and juices were also available as part of the cafe’s regular offering.
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Halloween Activities in Isla Vista

IVCSD, IVRPD and the university are all planning programming On halloween weekend for students.
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Ask AJ: Halloween Horrors

AJ answers all your pressing questions about Halloween festivities and dealing with midterm stress.
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Siri and Shopping Carts

Toni Shindler-Ruberg unpacks the trend of gendered artificial intelligence and its implications of automatically conflating femininity with servitude.
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The Troubling Commodification and Appropriation of Spirituality

Maggie Modovsky explores the troubling commodification and appropriation of spirituality as a trend.
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Women’s Soccer Stays Winning Against the Big West Conference

The UC Santa Barbara women’s soccer team has opened conference play with a convincing record of 5-1-1 and doesn’t look to end their run of good form any time soon. Currently third in the Big West ...
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Men’s Soccer Retains Top Spot in Conference

  Beginning with the first game of the week, the UC Santa Barbara men’s soccer team took on the UC San Diego Tritons on their home turf on Wednesday, Oct. 13. The Gauchos took an early lead aga...
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Volleyball Splits Weekend Games Against Big West Opponents

The UC Santa Barbara women’s volleyball team saw their 7-game winning streak end this weekend with a 3-1 loss to the UC Davis Aggies. The ending of the streak came only a few days after their 3-0 vi...
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Wilco and Faye Webster Hit the Stage at the Santa Barbara Bowl

Following a nearly two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jeff Tweedy and his bandmates hit the road again to finish out the West Coast leg of the “Ode to Joy” tour.
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A.S. Program Board Presents a Spooky Treat: Pumpkins and Puppies

Who can complain about this perfect mixture of spooky pumpkin painting and cute therapy puppies?
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Record Recap: Remembering Singer-Songwriter Elliott Smith, 18 Years Later

Here is a selection of some essential Smith tracks and a perfect place to start if you’re looking to dive into his discography — or if you’re just in a ’90s indie-rock kind of mood this week....
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Thinking Globally and Acting Locally: Ian Shive and the Santa Barbara Wildlife Care Network Celebrate New Hospital

Shive is an author, photographer, filmmaker and conservationist, whose most recent works include the Discovery+ series “The Last Unknown” (2021).
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at soil, fish and psychology training programs with UCSB researchers.
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Los Ingenieros Engineers a Space for Underrepresented Students in S.T.E.M.

For decades, Los Ingenieros has sought to create a community for underrepresented students in the College of Engineering.
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The Official Nexustentialism Guide for the Bike Path

Tricycles always have the right of way. Because they’re so little and adorable, UCSB students always let the gaggle of toddlers who ride their tricycles go by first since they have to go home from d...
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Campus Alex Confused as to Why S.T.E.M. Majors Think He Is So Hard All the Time

What upsets Alex the most are the repeated attacks on his character and references to his genitals. “They always say I’m hard."
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UCSB Library Adds Two New Sides: Tree and Rock

Dedicated to that one rock by the Arbor and some tree that looks like all of the other trees on campus, the new sides of the library have already made an impact on student life.
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In Photos | Puppies and Pumpkins Event Hosted by A.S. Program Board

The Associated Students Program Board partnered with the nonprofit Love On A Leash to bring therapy dogs and pumpkin painting to Storke Plaza from 1-3 p.m. on Oct. 21.         &nbs...
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In Photos | Santa Barbara Mayor Cathy Murillo Lends Support to UCSB Lecturers on Second Day of Picket

On the second day of pickets, students and faculty alike joined lecturers in demanding a better contract from the University of California. Organized by the University Council-American Federation of T...
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Students, Santa Barbarans, Local Politicians Participate in Women’s March for Reproductive Rights

State Senator Monique Limón congratulated high school- and college-aged marchers for being civically engaged and fighting for their rights. 
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Love To Cook It: The Cookbook Every Plant-Based Eater Needs To Own

As someone who follows a plant-based diet, it’s so refreshing to finally see a vegan-friendly cookbook that includes some recipes I know I’ll love and others to try when I’m feeling more adventu...
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Apple Cider Mule

Your classic Moscow Mule with a fun twist, perfect for all your fall celebrations.
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Healthier Pumpkin Iced Coffee

This low-sugar, iced coffee drink satisfies with a rich, earthy pumpkin flavor and a warm blend of spices, echoing everything we love about the classic coffee shop version without overwhelming your ta...
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