National Weather Service Calls Off Tsunami Advisory for Santa Barbara County

A dispatcher at SBSO said that residents of Del Playa Drive — which is positioned directly above Isla Vista beach — had no reason for concern and would be unaffected by the potential surge.
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C.A.P.S. Partners With Teletherapy Service Uwill

To access Uwill’s teletherapy services, students must fill out a C.A.P.S. brief assessment. 
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GUSD Keeps Schools Open Amid Omicron Winter Surge

Isla Vista Elementary School and the rest of Goleta Union School District (GUSD) serve just over 3,500 students at nine schools.
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Introverts Are Not Immune — But Everyone Thinks We Are

Yiu-On Li provides an introspective reflection on the impact of the pandemic on introverts.
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Jingling to the Jukebox

Katie Caracciolo explores the emotional nuances contained in holiday music's snowy package.
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Argument in the Office: Top or Bottom? — Battle of the Bunks

Zuri Wilson and Sabine Carreon debate which bunk is better.
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UCSB Swimming Looks for a Strong Finish to the Season

Kyle Brill dominated with a first-place finish. Another freshman standout, Taber daCosta, finished second in the 1650-yard freestyle. Senior Kian Brouwer, junior Dominic Falcon and sophomore Corban Mc...
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Attendance Policy Remains Unchanged

However, now that some students will be returning to campus, the athletic department’s choices have become more complicated. UCSB will need to make a decision soon, as the men’s basketball team pl...
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Women’s Basketball Carries 5-Game Winning Streak Into 2022

The Gauchos have managed to string together a 5-game win streak. During the streak, UC Santa Barbara has dominated their opponents, winning the games by no less than 8 points and beating Bethesda Univ...
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On This Day: El Salvador’s Civil War in Three Songs

As an act of unforgetting and to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Chapultepec Peace Accords, here's a look at a few songs that were written about the Salvadoran Civil War.
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Record Recap: 53 Years Since Led Zeppelin’s Explosive Debut

However, on Jan. 12, 1969, a new band would define the sound and look of rock and roll in the 1970s and beyond with their debut album: Led Zeppelin.
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UCSB Dhadkan Gears Up for In-Person Nachle Deewane 2022

After losing two years of an in-person competition, everyone at Dhadkan, a South Asian philanthropic organization at UC Santa Barbara, could not be more excited for this spring’s Nachle Deewane.
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At North Campus Open Space, Years of Restoration Work Unveil a Transformed Landscape

In a landmark conservation deal with the Trust for Public Land in 2013, Ocean Meadows Golf Club was sold by its owner, Mark Green, for $7 million, with a further $10 million raised to facilitate the g...
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Campus Point: New and Exciting Research at UCSB

A look at zwitterionic SPEs, plant population dynamics, and the prospect of interstellar space travel.
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How The Omicron Variant Impacts Our Path To COVID-19 Endemicity

Eventually, COVID-19 can be labeled as endemic, but until we increase vaccination rates to slow transmission, limit hospitalization and death to ease strain on the healthcare system, we aren’t quite...
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Chancellor Yang: “Babe, What Do You Mean the Other UCs are All Going Online? That Must Have Been a Bad Dream…”

Wait, what? Don’t even think about bringing up the hotel dorms right now, babe, I can’t believe you would do that. That really hurts. I can’t believe this. Can we just drop this? Please? That’...
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Horrifying! Chancellor Yang is a Sagittarius – Here Are Our Top 3 Predictions for Sag Season

PASADO RD, ISLA VISTA – A soft wash of silence fell over the houses on the 66 block of Pasado Road last Sunday. “Finally,” sophomore Capri Khorn let out with a sigh, propping her feet up atop he...
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Keg N Bottle Patron Revealed To Be Three Freshmen in a Trench Coat

Disclaimer: This is a real news story, and any similarity or relationship to fictional persons, monsters, fairies and deities living or dead is a mere coincidence. ISLA VISTA, CALIFORNIA — Late ...
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In Photos | Fall 2021 Recap

As we returned to campus for in-person instruction since the COVID-19 pandemic closures, there were mask requirements and daily screening COVID-19 surveys that were implemented into our new norm of be...
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In Photos | Neighborhood Plug: Cimelia Creations

When Amelia Busenhart left home for college, she began making jewelry with treasures she found on long beach walks and ocean jumps with her friends. These tokens symbolize home and the mark of another...
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In Photos | Overview of Men’s Water Polo Against Pepperdine

The crowd at Campus Pool witnessed an entertaining, high-scoring game between the UC Santa Barbara men’s water polo team and Pepperdine University on Nov. 13, with the Gauchos prevailing 16-13. ...
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Brothy Beans with Mushrooms

A super perfect, toasty, brothy, soupy bean recipe for a chilly, insulation-free I.V. night.
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Janchi-Guksu

Traditionally for large gatherings, janchi-guksu has an understated flavor profile that is warmly comforting — kind of like a hug in a bowl. 
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Breaking Down The Top Food Trends of 2021

Have some of 2021's food trends become staples in our diets or are they just fads?
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