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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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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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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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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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Santa Barbara Foundation Awards $237,000 to Local Nonprofits

A Santa Barbara-based group honored community activists Thursday afternoon for their dedication to improving the environment and local neighborhoods.
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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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UCSB Student Faces Felony, Misdemeanor Charges

Giles' preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 17, where he is being charged for felony possession of mushrooms, possession of bomb-making materials and a misdemeanor charge for unlawful possession ...
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CalPIRG Aids in Effort to Protect Woodlands

Environmental groups are claiming victory after President Clinton and the United States Forest Service announced a plan Jan. 4 to protect 58 million acres of roadless national forest from road buildin...
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UCen Security System Aids in Capture, Arrest of Book Thief

A man attempting to cash in on knowledge tried to steal approximately $1,400 worth of books from the UCSB Bookstore on Tuesday.
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Student Escapes Attack in High School Restroom

A 17-year-old female high school student was physically assaulted Jan. 9 in a campus bathroom at Righetti High School in Santa Maria.
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