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IGNITE, UCSB Reads Collaborate on Student Teach-In

March 4, 2015 News No Comments

Gwendolyn Wu
Staff Writer
Photo by Tiffany Wu, Staff Photographer

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

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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President Underwood Will See You Now

4 Mar 2015


Nardin Sarkis If you have a Netflix account (or know someone who lets you use their Netflix account), then odds are you were counting down the days to Feb. 27. That date, of course, marked the premiere of Season 3 of House of Cards when all 13 episodes were made …

The Emotional and Physical Movement of ‘In the Red and Brown Water’

4 Mar 2015


Hector Sanchez Castaneda Staff Writer Photo by Veronica Arvizo, Staff Photographer Tarell Alvin McCraney’s play In the Red and Brown Water, currently playing at University of California, Santa Barbara’s Hatlen Theater, takes storytelling elements from Yoruba mythology and Louisiana Voodoo folktales, to showcase a community that is often overlooked by …


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 …


UCSB Hofmann Lab Examines Effects of Ocean Acidification on Sculpin

4 Mar 2015

Judy Lau Staff Writer Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, received funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to study the effect of pH variability on the early life stages of the cabezon, a kelp forest sculpin.

Insect Control Company Proposes Using Genetically Modified Mosquitoes in Florida

4 Mar 2015


Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator Key Haven, Fla. is no stranger to combating ridiculous numbers of mosquitoes—however, residents are significantly less enthused about a different approach to mosquito control. By releasing the nation’s first genetically modified mosquitoes, which contain synthetic DNA and have been hatched …