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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
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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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No Ifs, Ands, or Butts: The Racialization of Pop Music

1 Oct 2014

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Chloe Babauta Staff Writer This summer, we saw Miley Cyrus put on a prosthetic black rear in concert, Taylor Swift attempt to twerk in the music video for “Shake It Off,” and Nicki Minaj’s major butt-fest in her “Anaconda” music video. The difference between these three posterior presentations is that …

Opening Up BitTorrent and “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes”

1 Oct 2014

Tomorrow's Modern Boxes

Coleman Gray Arts & Entertainment Editor The enigmatic, influential, and progressive Thom Yorke released his second solo album, “Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes,” on Sept., 26. In doing so, he surprised many across the music industry and ended a lackadaisical summer music season with a little bit of excitement. Yorke, who is …

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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

The True Cost of Climate Change

1 Oct 2014

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Judy Lau Staff Writer Climate change is often discussed in terms of science, but many people are against initiatives to combat climate change due to economic reasons. However, studies show that reducing greenhouse gas emissions could boost the economy rather than slow it down.

$500,000 Gift Creates an Ocean of Opportunity for Marine Bio Students

1 Oct 2014

Judy Lau Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara’s department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology (EEMB) is now offering a new scholarship program conceived by two UCSB alumni and funded by their family foundation.