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IGNITE, UCSB Reads Collaborate on Student Teach-In

March 4, 2015 News No Comments
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Gwendolyn Wu
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University of California, Santa Barbara students gathered in the Santa Barbara Mission Room at the UCen on Feb. 25 to attend a teach-in workshop concerning the school-to-prison pipeline, California’s prison system, and transforming higher education. The workshop was hosted by UCSB’s IGNITE campaign, along with UCSB Reads.

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

November 20, 2013 News No Comments
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Alex Albarran-Ayala
Staff Writer
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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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Hot Chip’s Funky Synthpop Comes Across Loud and Clear in ‘Why Make Sense?’

27 May 2015

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Kyle Roe Staff Writer Photo courtesy of Domino Recording Company Futuristic synthpop/alternative dance group Hot Chip just dropped their newest, highly danceable album Why Make Sense? on May 18, continuing their musical trek into Prince-style funk that they began with in their 2012 release of In Our Heads. The group glistens …

Disneyland Without the Lines: The Shallow, Theme Park Fun of ‘Tomorrowland’

27 May 2015

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Ethan Mendoza Staff Writer Disney’s new live-action adventure Tomorrowland is being called science-fiction, but that’s almost a misnomer.

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Creative Culture Block Party

24 Apr 2014

Creative Culture Block Party

The Student Resource Building at UC Santa Barbara held its first ever Creative Culture Block Party on Friday, April 17th.  Student artists and performers were given the opportunity to display their works, ranging from drawings, photography, songs, dance, spoken word, and other media, which was funded by the Micheal D. …

Record Store Day

23 Apr 2014

Record Store Day

On April 17th 2014, Record Store Day was celebrated across the US and internationally. Started in 2007, it celebrates vinyls and the culture of independently owned record stores. Video by Crystal Chen Music by: Tommy Tutone – Jenny

UCSB Celebrates Holi

23 Apr 2014

UCSB Celebrates Holi

UCSB Indus, a group that aims to increase cultural awareness of South Asian culture on campus, celebrated Holi, the South Asian festival of colors, on Sunday Apr. 13 2014. UCSB Indus strives to bring students together for a time of celebration and fun to kick in the spring. Pooja Pujara …

Technology

Takata Recalls 34 Million Vehicles with Defective Airbags

27 May 2015

Peter Crump Staff Writer In one of the largest automotive recalls in history, Japanese car parts manufacturer Takata has agreed to recall nearly 34 million defective airbags that have caused six deaths and over 100 injuries over the last several years. While Takata has consistently defended the quality of its airbags, …

30 Going On 13: Researchers Renew Youthfulness in Adult Brains

27 May 2015

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer It seems that every day we’re getting closer and closer to the fountain of youth—except this time it’s for our brains, not our appearances. Researchers at the University of California, Irvine have found a way to revert brains to their former, youthful stage.