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UC Berkeley students honor 1968 Olympics boycott UC Berkeley students and staff gathered at the Berkeley Alumni House on Feb. 23 [[ok]] for a Black History Month celebration to honor the athletes who ...
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UC refuses to recognize UCSB Student Dining Labor Union 

The University of California recommended expansion of the union’s bargaining units to a more UC-wide effort, according to a letter obtained by the Nexus.
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YDSA rallies for meal swipe reforms

The action follows a petition that garnered over 2,200 signatories — 10% of the student population. 
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My mind is not a problem: How noise-canceling headphones helped my adult ADHD

Lizzy Rager reflects on how discovering a pair of headphones changed her relationship with ADHD.
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The Diversity Hire: the radical act of self-denial

In her brand-new column "The Diversity Hire", Sneha Cheenath reflects on what self-denial means to her.
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U-Mail: A love letter to Camino Corto

Sury Dongre reflects on walking down one of Isla Vista's more under-appreciated, indie streets.
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Men’s basketball loses big on the road against UCI

The UC Santa Barbara men’s basketball team went on the road on Feb. 22 to face the top team in the Big West Conference, UC Irvine. After a dominant first half from the Anteaters, their lead was ...
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Women’s basketball starts slow in loss to UCI

After traveling out of state and losing to the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, the UC Santa Barbara women’s basketball team returned to the Thunderdome to take on the UC Irvine Anteaters. After a...
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Women’s basketball falls in out-ofstate road game versus Hawai’i

The UC Santa Barbara women’s basketball team headed to the Hawaiʻian islands to face off against the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Rainbow Wahine on Saturday, Feb 17. The Gaucho’s late...
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ASPB presents Battle of the Bands

UC Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Program Board hosted the annual Battle of the Bands in The Hub. This year’s bands were Dislocated, The Radar and Soul Tide.
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Tracks Of The Month: February 2024

Artsweek staff’s top tracks from February. 
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Interthinking the Arts and Sciences: György Kepes brought to life through new documentary

The Carsey-Wolf Center hosted a screening of the documentary film “György Kepes: Interthinking Art + Science.” Kepes, a Hungarian artist, professor and visionary, was brought back to life.
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Research in Review: cancer therapy, sea otter ecology, and archaeological dating

Rac2 Boosts Cancer Therapy:  In a remarkable breakthrough, researchers from UC Santa Barbara’s Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology department have cracked a 25-year-old cellular mystery,...
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A buzzworthy affair: New Solvang museum exhibition celebrates pollinators

Pollinators, the unsung heroes of nature, are vital to the health of our ecosystems as well as to the diversity of our food sources. The California Nature Art Museum in Solvang and UC Santa Barbara’...
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Recent sewage spill in Goleta Slough leads to beach closure

Over the course of four days, more than 1,000,000 gallons of untreated sewage spilled into the Goleta Slough during the rainstorms earlier this month. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department...
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Venmore! Black woman makes hundreds off white friends for Black History Month

Have you given your Black friends $5 for Black History Month yet? If not, you are FAR behind schedule and third year Morris Martin is not afraid to let it be known. 
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Birth control vending machine now performing lobotomies

As we approach midterms, the upcoming election, and bikini season, your head may be riddled with anxiety, feminism, and other nasty ideas. Check out campus’ newest resource to ease yourself of these...
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Local frat disbanded for hazing after making pledges go to class

“The rituals that DAD was making their pledges do were straight up inhumane and physically impossible for many of them.”
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In Photos | I.V. Sunset Walk

Every night, UC Santa Barbara students and Isla Vista residents can be seen walking down Del Playa Drive to the bluffs at Devereux Beach. They participate in what I.V. residents coin as the “sunset ...
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International Education Week: Exploring the Asian Landscape

Students gathered at the MultiCultural Center to learn about Asian cuisine from student leaders Stephanie Luong and Leanne Ly on Nov. 13. The two who showed attendees how to prepare both a vegetarian ...
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In Photos: I.V. Halloween

Gauchos grouped together and turned Del Playa into a costume show on Oct. 21, walking the pavement decked in tutus and jumpsuits.
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Food bank finds: potato medley home fries

In my experience, there are two types of breakfast-eaters in this world: those who opt for savory flavors and those who opt for sweet. (No, I will not be acknowledging those who don’t like breakfast...
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An ode to cottage cheese

Despite its lack of prominent marketing and general tendency to get put on the back shelf, cottage cheese has recently started to gain popularity.
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Food-focused events and initiatives to celebrate Black History in and around I.V.

From soul food and live performances to cultural activities and limited-time food fundraisers, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate and uplift Black culture and community in Santa Barbara this m...
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