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IGNITE, UCSB Reads Collaborate on Student Teach-In

March 4, 2015 News No Comments
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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
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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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The Return of Pied Piper: ‘Silicon Valley’ Looks to Innovate and Diversify in Season Two

22 Apr 2015

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Ethan Mendoza The second season of HBO’s tech sitcom Silicon Valley began earlier this month, adding another gem to HBO’s brilliant Sunday lineup, which includes Game of Thrones, Veep, and Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The show’s eight-episode first season was strong, if a bit uneven, and creator Mike …

Sizing Up The Superheroes of Television

22 Apr 2015

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Amy Chase Illustration by Amy Chase, Staff Illustrator It’s no secret that comic book culture has slowly risen its way to power in modern media. Between the powerhouse production of superhero movies and the publication of monthly comic serials, hundreds of stories have been told about the most classic characters. …

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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

UCSB Engineer Develops New Material Using Geometry

22 Apr 2015

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Judy Lau Staff Writer University of California, Santa Barbara mechanical engineer Jonathan Berger has used geometry to design Isomax, a solid foam that is stronger, more efficient, and higher quality than other materials currently on the market.

Mosquitoes in Goleta Test Positive for West Nile Virus

22 Apr 2015

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Janani Ravikumar Staff Writer According to Santa Barbara County’s Public Health department, mosquitoes collected at Lake Los Carneros in the city of Goleta have tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the first time a mosquito pool has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Santa Barbara County since …