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If You Want To Change A Habit, Change Several Habits At Once

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.13.2016 | Healthy Living

Conventional wisdom dictates that if you want to make a big life change, you have to start small. Want to lose weight? One good first step might be to...

From Teens in Jail to Teens Onstage: The Odyssey Project

Ming Holden | Posted 08.12.2016 | Education
Ming Holden

The Odyssey Project, now in its fifth year, is using the arts to combat recidivism for juvenile offenders in a completely unprecedented way: by creating an arts-based "intervention" at that critical point near the end of a juvenile offender's teen years, when, like Odysseus, they have life choices to make that will indelibly determine their future's path.

3 People Hurt In Shooting Near UC Santa Barbara Campus

Reuters/Huffington Post | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

May 11 (Reuters) - At least three people were hurt in a shooting on Monday evening near the campus of the University of California at Santa Barbara,...

The Odyssey Project: Incarcerated Youth Bring a Classic to the Stage at UCSB

Ming Holden | Posted 09.16.2014 | Impact
Ming Holden

The boys shuffle in from the bright Isla Vista heat outside, eight teenagers dressed in the navy blue polo shirt, slacks, and black-and-white converse sneakers that constitute the uniform of the juvenile detention center a few miles outside of town.

In Solidarity With UCSB

Madison Medeiros | Posted 08.02.2014 | College
Madison Medeiros

In order to move forward, we need to encourage healing and be kind. We need to look inside and ask ourselves and our loved ones if things are really "okay." Because something has to change, and we can't be afraid to take action.

#YesAllWomen -- Can a Hashtag Change the Way We Think?

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 07.29.2014 | Women
Danai P. Maraire

Women took to twitter, not as victims, but as thoughtful, brave, inspiring, honest vessels carrying messages of outrage, frustration and anger at being treated as if their love and affection, or even their bodies, were things to be owned and violated by any man with an inclination.

UCSB Community Stands in Solidarity After Hate Crime

Madison Medeiros | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Madison Medeiros

With regular concerts in the parks and a plethora of student organizations, Isla Vista seems like paradise on the outside. But once you look past the sea of beautiful people, the organic foods, and kegs lining Del Playa, you'll find a community where darkness easily hides, overshadowed by dub-step and glistening sunsets.

Horror Trending

Amanda Magee | Posted 07.27.2014 | Women
Amanda Magee

What now? Where do we go from a conversation that some are too afraid to participate in, others are worried that it unfairly villainizes them and others still think that it is just more complaining?

UCSB Declares 'Day Of Mourning' For Shooting Victims

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | College

By Dana Feldman SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 27 (Reuters) - Students at the University of California at Santa Barbara returned to campus...

Rap Genius Co-Founder Resigns After Shocking Annotations On Killer's Manifesto

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology

Mahbod Moghadam, the co-founder of Rap Genius who posted offensive comments on alleged mass murderer Elliot Rodger's 141-page manifesto Sunday, has le...

UCSB Shooting Victim's Father Blames 'Craven' Politicians, NRA For Son's Death

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 05.25.2014 | Crime

In a press conference Saturday, the father of 20-year-old student who was killed in the rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara blame...

WATCH: Guy Hilariously Creeps People Out On Campus

Posted 05.23.2013 | College

Walking up to a stranger on campus and holding their hand will catch the person off guard, and probably come off as creepy. However, if it's put on vi...

The Top 10 Schools That Are Fifty Shades of Cray

Unigo | Posted 10.31.2012 | College

It wouldn't be a college rankings series without a party list, much less the 2013 Unigo College Rankings, and we're certainly not bucking that trend. ...

'Jesus Was The First Zombie': UCSB Professors Debate Who Would Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

The Bottom Line | Posted 07.17.2011 | College

About 800 students showed up to The Hub at 8 p.m. for the second annual Zombie Debate hosted by Associated Students' Program Board to hear six profess...

University's 'Men's Week' Raises Controversy

The Bottom Line | Posted 06.22.2011 | College

UCSB received a large dose of testosterone last week when the first Men's Week swept the campus, bringing to light issues about men that are often ove...

Odd Newspaper Prank Vexes UCSB

| Dan Reimold | Posted 06.04.2011 | College

The Bottom Line is being boosted- and replaced by its rival. TBL is one of two student newspapers at the University of California, Santa Barbara. I...

"Is Campus Censorship the New Normal?" in Free Inquiry Magazine

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Greg Lukianoff

We need to be teaching students to not only to tolerate speech they don't like, but also to jump into debates and encourage discussion of different points of view.

March 4 LIVE BLOG: Student Day Of Action

Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Leah Finnegan

Today, March 4, is the Day of Action to Defend Public Education, a movement that originated in California last fall in response to threats of staggeri...

UC Santa Barbara Ends Investigation of Professor for Anti-Israel E-mail

Greg Lukianoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Lukianoff

Since late April I have been following the case of Professor William I. Robinson at UCSB, who became the subject of an official university investigati...