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Napolitano Teach-in Spurs Questions on Immigration and UC Master Plan

November 20, 2013 News No Comments

Alex Albarran-Ayala
Staff Writer
Photo by Alex Albarran-Ayala

During Humyn Rights Week, Human Rights Board (HRB) in collaboration with Improving Dreams, Equality, Access and Success (IDEAS) held a teach-in on UC President Janet Napolitano on Thursday, Nov. 14. … Continue Reading

Defending, not Defunding the University, a “Teach-In” at Campbell Hall

October 14, 2009 News 3 Comments

University of California, Santa Barbra is holding today “Defending the University: A ‘Teach-In” on the Current Crisis at Campbell Hall, an event that is both educational and political with the purpose to provide an analysis of the UC system budget crisis. The event is held from 2:30-10pm.

Panels include, Meaning of the Teach-In, The crisis at the University of California, California Politics: What Reforms Do We Need?, Breakout workshops distributed throughout campus, and Where Do We Go From Here?

You can watch the Teach-In stream live here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/uc

Or You can Listen to the Teach-In live at KCSB: http://www.kcsb.org/

Below is a list of times and speakers for the event today.

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Deanna Kim Arts & Entertainment Editor Photos by Lorenzo Basilio, Staff Photographer Overcast and with temperatures in the mid-80s, the first day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival’s Weekend 2 began with the perfect desert weather. But as always, I was sweating bullets and my hair was already …

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On April 3rd, the UAW 2865 (UC Student-Workers Union) and United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) participated in a system-wide strike held across all Universities of California in order to protest unfair labor practices within the system.  Many undergraduate and graduate students gathered at the rally to voice those concerns, and …

Sal Castro Memorial Conference

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Sal Castro Memorial Conference

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AS Week of Revenue

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AS Week of Revenue

On February 7th, 2014 As part of UCSB Associated Students’s Week of Revenue events, students were treated to trivia games and other informative activities, as well as a Q&A panel featuring elected officials, in an effort to inform the student body of how their tuition money is used, where other …


19-Year-Old Engineering Student Devises Five-Year Ocean Cleanup Plan

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Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer It would take an estimated 79,000 years to clear our oceans of waste at our current cleanup rate. According to 19-year-old Dutch aerospace engineering student Boyan Slat, however, there is a way to remove millions of pounds of plastic from the oceans in a mere five …

Transcendence, Immortality, and the State of Artificial Intelligence

16 Apr 2014


Madison Donahue-Wolfe Staff Writer Illustration by Hector Lizarraga, Staff Illustrator Imagine a world ruled by computers–but one in which humans aren’t their slaves. A world in which humans finally achieve the long sought after immortal life. All this could be possible, through the transfer of the human mind into an …