Saturday, May 25th 2019

Annual Economic Forecast Summit Talks Trade and Mexico

Peter McMaster Economists, businesspeople, and diplomats gathered in Granada Theater on Tuesday to discuss the findings of the UCSB Economic Forecast Project in global, national,...

AFSCME Votes to Strike Between Oct. 23-25

Jarod Ramirez After voting on Oct. 8 and 9, members of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299, the University...

UCSB Students Participate in National Dakota Access Pipeline Protest

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter The Dakota Access Pipeline has been the center of controversy for several months—since April 2016 the Standing Rock Sioux tribe has...

UCSB Students Head to Final Round in SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer After months of planning and preparation, UCSB’s Hyperloop team will be competing in the final round of the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition...

California Passes Bill to Eliminate Sexual Assault Statute of Limitations

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter On Sep. 28, Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill that eliminates the 10-year statute of limitations on rape and other sexual...

UCSB Groups Tackle Peace in the Middle East

Madeleine Lee Staff Writer Daniel Mogtaderi was peacefully protesting in the Arbor against the alleged murder of a 13-year-old Palestinian child when an unnamed passerby incited...

News in Briefs: May 25 to June 1

Campus Kevin Allred, a Rutgers University lecturer, gave a talk titled “Politicizing Beyoncé” on Wednesday, May 25 at Embarcadero Hall. Originally teaching the subject as...

UCSB Alumnus Nominated as 2017-2018 UC Student Regent

Gwendolyn Wu Campus Beat Reporter A University of California Board of Regents special committee will nominate UC Santa Barbara alumnus Paul Monge-Rodriguez as the 2017-2018 Student...

News in Brief: Jan. 31 to Feb. 6

CAMPUS Chancellor Henry Yang announced that professor emeritus Joseph Polchinski passed away on Feb. 2. Polchinski taught in the physics department, joining the faculty in...

News in Brief: Nov. 1 to Nov. 7

CAMPUS Libertarian student organization Young Americans for Liberty will host a public debate on Wednesday about whether abortion is an ethical practice. The event, titled “The...