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Tanner Lecturer Speaks About National Healthcare Concerns

Dr William Richardson, the chief executive officer of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and president emeritus of Johns Hopkins University, lectured Monday afternoon in Corwin Pavilion on the state of healt...
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Housing Panel Reviews Future Urban Growth

Santa Barbara residents gathered in the Schott Center at Santa Barbara Community College for the second installment of the three-part lecture series, "The Ocean in Trouble." This week's lect...
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Santa Barbara Youths Skip Super Bowl To Collect Food for Poor

Youth groups across the country collected donations Sunday in the Souper Bowl of Caring.
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Rolling a Mile in Someone Else’s Chair — A Nexus Reporter Goes Wheelchair Bound and Learns the Oxymoron of ‘Handicap Access’

"It can happen in a second," senior psychology major Erin Fowler tells me on the morning of our UCSB wheelchair tour. "The free para-gliding lesson was a present from a friend for my 20...
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Planning the Newest UC: 5,000 Students by 2010 — University Says Merced Campus Will Spur Growth in Valley

After two decades of searching, the University of California has settled on the location of its 10th campus: Merced, a city of just over 100,000 people in the middle of the Central Valley. This articl...
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Fake Money Angers A.S.

Associated Students discovered two counterfeit $10 bills in its coffers last week.
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UCSB Removes Sweatshop Products Found in Bookstores

Sweatshop laborers in the world's developing countries work in poorly ventilated factories for 10-14 hours a day. When clothing made under these conditions appeared in UCSB's Bookstore a few months ag...
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Police Blotter

Compiled from the files of Isla Vista Foot Patrol.
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Community Calls for Release of Chinese Restaurant Owner

Approximately 80 people gathered under the American flag in front of the main post office downtown to protest the imprisonment of the China Castle restaurant's former owner Sui-Yi Paul Chang.
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BFA Faculty Votes Student Director Out of Program

Senior Matt Weinglass may be able to direct and sell out plays with the Sherwood Players, but he will not graduate from UCSB's theater program. On Dec. 8, Weinglass was voted out of the Bachelor of Fi...
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UCSB Provost Resigns to Focus on English Teaching, Research in Department

Everett Zimmerman, a UCSB English professor for the last 31 years, has stepped down as provost of the College of Letters and Science, ending a four-year tenure.
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Leadership Conference in Corwin Pavilion To Feature Workshops, Guest Speaker

Movie passes, scooters, bookstore gift certificates, Cold Stone ice cream and motivational words from state Assemblymember Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) will be offered to students at tonight'...
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County Eyes I.V. Housing Conditions

County officials are working on a proposal that would implement mandatory housing inspections to more than 4,600 Isla Vista apartments.
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Town Hall Meeting Examines Housing Inspection Proposal

Upon closer inspection of a newly proposed county plan, many Isla Vista residents fear being left out in the cold.
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UCSB Strives to Improve Electrical Effeciency During Power Alerts

The UC system consumes enough electricity per hour during peak usage to power over 300,000 homes for the same amount of time.
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