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UCSB Students’ Families Affected by Wildfires

Sofia Quinones Fire crews have almost fully contained wildfires that have devastated the Northern California wine country since Oct. 8. Lasting damage, however, extends to...

UC Challenges Repeal of DACA at Supreme Court

Dana Dela Cruz Staff Writer WASHINGTON D.C. — The University of California appeared before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, Nov. 12, to challenge the Trump administration’s...

Cool Campus Challenge Nears End, but UCOP’s Climate Change Goal Remains

Jacob Wong National Beat Reporter Over the past month, UCSB has been a participant in the Cool Campus Challenge, a UC-wide contest aimed at educating students...

What Janus v. AFSCME Means for UC Unions

Arturo Samaniego National Beat Reporter Labor unions across the nation and here at UCSB may soon see their ability to impose dues upon workers upended in...

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,...

UC Regents Fund Undocumented Initiative, Hear Katehi Defense

Kelsey Knorp Contributing Writer University of California President Janet Napolitano announced a new three-year phase of her Undocumented Students Initiative at the Wednesday session of May’s...

News in Brief: Apr. 26 to May 2

CAMPUS The Armenian Student Association and sorority Alpha Gamma Alpha hosted a four-day-long commemoration of the Armenian Genocide from Apr. 24 to 28. The 102nd...

UCSB Muslim Students Association Organizes Candlelit Vigil for UNC Shooting Victims

Kyle Roe Staff Writer Storke Tower was lit up on the evening of Feb. 12  in a mournful and empowering candlelit vigil in the memory of...

Students, Staff Criticize UCOP at Board of Regents Meeting

Chelsea Viola National Beat Reporter The UC Board of Regents met at the University of California, San Francisco for its bimonthly meeting last week, where the...

Oklahoma Senators Reverse Opinion on Federal Relief Aid to Request Funding for Tornado Relief

Julian Moore National Beat Reporter After a string of disastrous tornadoes ripped through their home state this week, Oklahoma Sens. Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Jim Inhofe...