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Donation Aids Dying Tree Research

Sudden Oak Death Syndrome (SODS) has turned California's hills into killing fields of dead and dying trees.
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Holocaust Survivor, Nobel Prize Winner: UCSB’s Walter Kohn

From his escape of Nazi-controlled Austria, to the transformation of two university physics departments, to a Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1998, UCSB physics Professor Walter Kohn has made his mark on...
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SBRCC Offers Many Services for Victims of Sexual Assault

The Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center (SBRCC) was established 26 years ago as a resource for victims of sexual assault, their friends and family.
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Leg Council Favors Living Wage Increase, Mulls Leader Status

In a testy four-hour meeting Wednesday night, Associated Students Legislative Council passed a position paper and debated its status as campus leaders.
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Isla Vista Foot Patrol Reports

An update on all the drunken revelry you may have missed over the holiday weekend.
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Feature Photo: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream


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A Live Wire With Plastics: Nobel Winner Alan Heeger

The first in a four-part series exploring the contributions of UCSB's nobel laureates. Today's article features the life of Alan Heeger.
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Speakers Honor King

To honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s life, 38 people - students, staffers and families from the community - gathered around UCSB's Eternal Flame at noon Monday.
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Locals Gather to Discuss Substance Abuse

Friends and family remembered victims of alcoholism and drug addiction Monday night during Santa Barbara's second-annual candlelight procession.
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University Housing Tenants Claim Apartments Befouled by Fungus

Low rents and a safe community have made University Family Student Housing a popular living choice, although some residents claim fungus has soiled its reputation.
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Speaker Addresses Consequences of “Virtual” Warfare, U.S. Intervention

Journalist Michael Ignatieff spoke to a crowd at Campbell Hall about the consequences and future of "virtual" warfare and intervention for humanitarian reasons, in a lecture sponsored by the...
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Officials Warn Locals of Increased Levels of Bacteria in Storm Runoff

Campus Point and Depressions surfers beware: Recent rainy weather has lead to an increase in runoff in local creeks and beaches, and prompted Santa Barbara County Environmental Health Services to issu...
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Winter Storms Bring Big Waves, Hidden Dangers

As a week of winter storms stoked swells overhead Thursday, Isla Vista surfers braved the cold, chop and runoff hazard for a chance to catch some of the area's biggest waves of the year.
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Leggies Begin Quarter With Search for Executive Director

It was rough going in stormy weather for Associated Students Legislative Council, which worked its way through the first meeting of the quarter Wednesday night.
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Feature Photo: If a Tree Falls on Your Car in I.V., Does It Make a Sound?

Strong winds from the first storm of Winter Quarter knock a tree over, nearly hitting a parked car on El Nido Lane on Wednesday.
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