Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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Recap: April 2 Santa Barbara County COVID-19 Press Conference

COVID-19 cases have come down significantly in the county since January, however, in the past week, there is an increase in the county’s adjusted case rate. 
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Law Enforcement, University and I.V. CSD Prepare for Deltopia Weekend

Despite the progress the county has made in its COVID-19 case metrics, there is fear that Deltopia could be the superspreader event that undoes that progress. 
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Frankenstein’s Monster Has Nothing On the Internet

Kiana Perez-Granados unpacks the detrimental consequences of this era's scariest behemoth — the internet.
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Asian Americans Should Not Be Silenced

Sophia Lovell calls for loud and unabashed activism in the aftermath of recent attacks targeting members of the Asian American community.
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Your Performative Activism is Showing Again

Sydney Haupt discusses the recent attacks again Asian Americans in Atlanta and performative activism on social media.
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Red-Hot Gauchos Face Off Against Tritons in Four-Game Series

The Gauchos come into this series on a hot streak taking three straight league series, being 8-2 in their last 10 games.
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Mid-Season Recap: Gauchos Battle for Top Spot in Big West

Nationally, the Gauchos rank inside the top 50 of NCAA division 1 baseball in batting average, slugging, earned run average, WHIP and just about every other major pitching statistic. 
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Gauchos Narrowly Fall to Creighton in First Round of NCAA Tournament

With the loss, the Gauchos finish the season with a 22-5 record, while Creighton will advance to face Ohio University on March 22.
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Forget the Remake and the Reboot. Are We Entering the Age of the Cinematic Redo?

After a years-long social media campaign by devoted DC Universe fanboys to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut, director Zack Snyder’s version of 2017’s “Justice League” has finally arrived.
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In Review: Demi Lovato Dances With the Devil, and Comes Back Stronger Than Ever

If there’s anyone who deserves a triumphant comeback album story arc, it’s Demi Lovato.
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On This Day: Van Cliburn, The Pianist That Broke The Cold War

As cheesy as it sounds, Cliburn became the epitome of the commonality of art between all of humankind, pushing past extremist notions of anti-Communism.
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Undergraduate Researcher in College of Creative Studies Wins Prestigious Churchill Scholarship

This year, Cao is the only recipient of the highly-selective scholarship from the UC system --and only the third UCSB student ever. 
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To “Decolonize” the Social Sciences, Cross-Cultural Research Must Be More Equitable, Researchers Say

Lawson hopes that his colleagues see their perspective piece as an ultimately positive and optimistic one. 
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Following Widespread Die-offs, Researchers Investigate the Dangers Droughts Pose to Oaks

Anderegg and his collaborators have studied oaks across the west in North America, hoping to understand what resilience individual species of trees have to drought.
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6 People Covid Partiers Can Look Forward to Meeting in Hell

Isla Vista’s COVID partiers have made it clear that drinking on balconies and drinking on roofs (and – let’s face it – angering the PH in some Shein bikini) is more critical than the health an...
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7 Girl Bosses You Forgot To Appreciate in March

You may not have been appreciative of the many girl boss go-getters during the last Women’s History Month, but thankfully, there are many femme fatales out there who are deserving of praise! Here ar...
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UCSB Freshman Voices: “We Thought This Would Be More Like Surf’s Up”

Kyle DeNile from Newport Beach, had lots to say about Isla Vista’s disparity from Pengu Island. “Things are off to a rocky start. I haven’t met even one former surf star who faked his own death ...
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In Photos | SBIFF 2021: Drive-in Theaters by the Sea

The drive-in theater retained the excitement and joy of going to a movie for a largely virtual festival.
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Deltopia 2021 Yields Few Arrests, Citations and No Medical Transports

The arrests and citations occurred between April 2 and April 4 during a period of increased law enforcement to curb illegal behavior.
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In Photos | One Year into the Pandemic: A Review

A year after the pandemic arrived , we trace the course by which it unfolded at UC Santa Barbara and the lives it altered.
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Spinach-Olive Spanakopita: A Savory Twist on a Tart

This spinach-olive spanakopita is one of the best tarts — sweet or savory — that I’ve ever baked!
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The Next Condiment to Stash in Your Fridge: Lao Gan Ma Chili Oil

Spice things up in the kitchen with Lao Gan Ma — an incredibly flavorful yet mild chili oil speckled with bits of delightfully crunchy roasted peanuts and crispy, dried chili.
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Coffee Jelly: A Fresh Take on Your Average Cup of Joe

From first-time samplers to regular coffee drinkers, this Japanese dessert will appeal to anyone willing to try it. 
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