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Friday, February 28th 2020

News in Brief: April 4 to April 10

CAMPUS Two town halls are scheduled to take place this week to discuss controversial matters that the student body brought up: a proposed change of...

Charting the Financial Damage of the Thomas Fire

Annette Ding Staff Writer It has been three months since the Thomas Fire spread through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, charring a record high of 281,893...

New Commuter Train Poses Transportation Alternative for UCSB Staff

Peter Bayerle A new commuter train service running through Santa Barbara and Ventura County opened up on Mon., April 2, making public transit an increasingly...

News in Brief: Feb. 28 to March 6

CAMPUS The university announced last week that Waldo R. Tobler, professor emeritus in the geography department, passed away on Feb. 20. Tobler was active in...

News in Brief: Feb. 21 to Feb. 27

CAMPUS The university released a statement Tuesday afternoon in support of prospective UCSB students peacefully protesting as part of the #NeverAgain movement. "We would never...

News in Brief: Feb. 14 to Feb. 20

CAMPUS It was a week of losses for Gaucho sports teams, as women's softball, women's tennis, and men's baseball fell to other Big West schools....

News in Brief: Feb. 7 to Feb. 13

CAMPUS Santa Rosa Hall took first place at the annual All Hall Brawl, a competition among all UCSB residence halls and university-owned apartments. Friday’s event...

County Continues Debate Over Marijuana Dispensaries

Nkechi Ikem Staff Writer A recent letter addressed to the Santa Barbara Board of Supervisors suggests there remains interest among community and student leaders in bringing...

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...

Local Health Warning to Avoid Raw Fish May Not Be a Threat in I.V.

Nicholas Torrano In response to mudslide debris being dumped into local oceans, Santa Barbara County has announced a public health warning advising residents to avoid...