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Monday, September 21st 2020

Refugio Oil Spill: Pipeline Company Had History of Safety Violations, Wildlife Affected

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Photo courtesy of Andrew Westerman An oil pipeline ruptured and sent thousands of gallons of crude flowing toward the ocean at Refugio...

UCSB Professors Give Historical Perspective on ISIS

Marissa Perez Executive Managing Editor Photo by Frances Castellon, Staff Photographer “A historical perspective gives us the tools to reject the dangerous claim that ISIS is the...

California Budget: Brown Calls for More UC Investment, Two-Year Tuition Freeze

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter The University of California system will be freezing in-state tuition for the next two years on all ten campuses. In exchange,...

HEARC, KCSB Host Talk by Richard Martinez and Bob Weiss

Mathew Burciaga Layout Editor “If you’re an American between the ages of 15-24, you’re 42 times more likely to be shot and killed than in any...

Chancellor Yang, UCSB Meet Demands of Sexual Assault Survivors After 13-Hour Sit-In

Kelsey Knorp Isla Vista Beat Reporter Photos by Benjamin Hurst, Photo & Multimedia Editor Sexual assault survivors and their supporters left the fifth floor of Cheadle Hall...

Trans-Pacific Partnership: Obama Asks Congress to ‘Fast-Track’ Controversial Trade Deal

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter President Obama has been trying to sell Congress and the American people on supporting the proposed regulatory and investment treaty known...

Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled Homicide, Police Officers Charged

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Baltimore's chief prosecutor announced Friday that the officers involved in Freddie Gray's arrest will face criminal charges, including second-degree murder and...

Two Aid Workers Unintentionally Killed By US Drone Strike

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter President Obama has taken full responsibility for the accidental deaths of two al-Qaeda hostages killed by a drone strike in the...

International Edition: 700 Shipwrecked in Mediterranean, Europe’s Immigration Crisis

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Hundreds of would-be migrants are feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea after their 70-foot-long boat capsized about 120 miles south of...

Clinton, Rubio, and College Affordability

Gilberto Flores National Beat Reporter Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) announced their 2016 presidential campaigns this past Sunday and Monday,...