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Kate Sheppard

Sustainable Fisheries Have More Economic Benefits | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.11.2015 | Green

Sustainable methods of fishing are often touted for environmental benefits. But a new report finds they also yield more wealth than current techniques...

Tyler Kingkade

UC Santa Barbara Gets New Help For Mental Health From Shooting Rampage | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.13.2015 | College

The Education Department announced Tuesday it will give the University of California, Santa Barbara a grant of nearly $570,000 to assist with mental h...

Tyler Kingkade

Student Punished With Three-Month Suspension For Drug-Induced Rape, Complaint Claims | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.03.2014 | College

A student at the University of California at Santa Barbara who allegedly drugged and sexually assaulted a female undergraduate was punished by being r...

'I Just Thought We Were All Just Happy People, I Guess'

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON and DON THOMPSON | Posted 07.28.2014 | College

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Students returned to classes Wednesday at the University of California, Santa Barbara, after the weekend rampage that left six...

Joe the Gundamentalist

Shan Wells | Posted 07.28.2014 | Denver
Shan Wells

Joe the Gundamentalist

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...

Joe The Plumber: 'Your Dead Kids Don't Trump My Constitutional Rights' To Have Guns

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, insisted the deaths of innocent people "don't trump" his constitutional rights in an open letter...

Sabrina Siddiqui

California GOP Candidate's Pro-Gun Robocall Went Out Day After Mass Shooting | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a case of unfortunate timing, voters outside of Los Angeles received a pro-gun robocall from Republican House candidate Tony Strickla...

UC Santa Barbara Tries To Figure Out How A Party Turned Into A Riot

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 04.13.2014 | College

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — With streets still littered in glass and garbage cans overflowing with red cups and bottles, University of California, ...

Foreign Vaccine Used At 2nd US Campus

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | College

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss drug maker Novartis says a second U.S. university is using its new vaccine against meningitis B. Novartis said Monday that the ...

Meningitis Outbreak Hits Another School

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | College

(Updates with CDC comments) By Sharon Bernstein Dec 3 (Reuters) - An outbreak of meningococcal disease has sickened fou...

A Promise for Education

Noah Kerner | Posted 11.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Noah Kerner

The idea was simple - alumni, students, Californians and anyone passionate about education would make a promise and rally their social networks to contribute money towards their fundraising goal.

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...

9 More Of The Craziest College Parties In The Country

Posted 04.17.2012 | College

When we published our list of 10 of the craziest college parties, readers told us which parties we may have overlooked. These are nine more parties th...

What Bid Do I Hear for the Life of That Thar Whale?

Carl Safina | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green
Carl Safina

Want to just solve the problem? They estimate that whaling makes about $31 million in profits. Anti-whaling spends $25 million. If the anti-whaling money directly paid whalers not to hunt -- problem solved.

The Tarnished State Of California's Golden College System

TIME | Posted 10.22.2011 | College

Over the years, hundreds of educational leaders from other states and countries have approached California State University chancellor Charles Reed fo...

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...

UCSB Student Killed In Shark Attack

The Daily Nexus | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Lucas Ransom, a 19-year-old UCSB student, was attacked and killed by a shark Friday morning while boogie boarding at Surf Beach by the Vandenberg Airf...

UCSB Student Killed In Shark Attack 'Loved Living Life To The Fullest' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Lucas Ransom planned to catch some waves with his friend Matthew Garcia before class at the University of California-Santa Barbara Friday. Their exped...