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On Friday, August 26, as we celebrate Women's Equality Day - a day marking the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment that guaranteed women the right to vote - it is a time to reflect both on the progress that has been made on gender equality and on how much work still remains.
The Sleep Revolution College Tour Visits UC Santa Barbara
Writer, student, and advocate.
While the daily activities may vary, a universal theme for UCSB students is that we are stressed. And when academic, social, and professional stressors converge, the first thing that we often sacrifice is precisely what could help us manage our stress - sleep!
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival: Detached And Star-Crazy, But Worth It All The Same
James Marshall Crotty
Forbes Education Columnist; Author, 'How to Talk American'; Di...
Now you are ready to see some cinema. And, in this regard, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival does not disappoint. With 200 films on tap, the selection here is among the best of all the Southern California film festivals.
3 People Hurt In Shooting Near UC Santa Barbara Campus
Monday's shooting showed no sign of any link to last year's rampage. Isla Vista is about 107 miles (172 km) north of Los
When Animals Disappear, So Do Our Social Structures
Research out of UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara is providing evidence that a decline in animals actually means that our social structures are crumbling.
Lay Down Your Arms America
America is supposed to be the leader of the free, civilized world, a nation of peace-loving people; ergo, mass-killings have no place in our society. Except that they do.
Police Didn't Know About Isla Vista Killer's Weapons: Report
By Reuters, Reuters
That night, just weeks before the killings in Isla Vista, California, a half dozen officers responded to the call and asked
Why Didn't the Police Ask About His Guns?
Poet, writer, travel blogger, politics junkie
Simple sharing of gun ownership information (which is available when people buy a gun) to state police should be routine. It might even be possible. When I get stopped for a traffic infraction, the police immediately pull up all of my records.
Army of One
Memorial Day might just as well be called Social Substitutability Day, unless we deepen and widen its meaning and allow the day's remembrance to include the crimes against humanity every side in war commits -- unless we remember that militarism, like racism and misogyny, are the real enemies.
Did Race Play A Part In Isla Vista Rampage?
Misogyny played a huge role in the Isla Vista shootings this past Friday night but so did race, say sociologists Michael
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Pro-Gun Robocall Went Out Day After Mass Shooting
In a case of unfortunate timing, voters outside of Los Angeles received a pro-gun robocall from Republican House candidate Tony Strickland a day after a mass shooting at the University of California Santa Barbara.
What Happened at UC Santa Barbara Was 'An Apparent Suicide Attack'
Former foreign correspondent/ International news freelancer in...
As someone who's covered political violence overseas, it's clear to me that as Americans, we need to change our vocabulary. We have one set of vocabulary for events that happen overseas, and a "Rated G" vocabulary for American soil -- and we're doing ourselves a profound disservice.
California GOP Candidate's Pro-Gun Robocall Went Out Day After Mass Shooting
Protect our gun rights, vote for Tony Strickland for Congress. Tony Strickland has a history of protecting our Second Amendment
Peter King Calls For Enhanced Gun Control Legislation In Wake Of California Rampage
The Republican said his party should not give up efforts to thwart powerful gun advocacy groups, according to the Washington
What Lies Beneath: Diving Oil and Gas Platforms A and C
Oceanographer, environmental scientist and explorer at Scripps...
Platform A is the site of infamous 1969 oil spill in Santa Barbara. Now, over 50 years later, when offered the opportunity to return to Santa Barbara to explore platforms A and C, Amber Jackson and I dove at the chance!
Exploring Beneath Offshore Oil and Gas Platform
Oceanographer, environmental scientist and explorer at Scripps...
What we were able to take away from diving platform
was that these platforms are truly unique microcosms of life. They are not lifeless steel beams drilled deep into the substrate. These platforms are alive.
This Mistletoe Kissing Prank Is A Sweet Mix Of Cute And Clever
There are many traditions associated with the holiday season, but really only a single major one that happens to come with
The Dalai Lama and Words of Wisdom at 78
Diana Raab, Ph.D.
Diana Raab, Ph.D. is an award-winning writer, poet, and speake...
Last weekend marked His Holiness The Dalai Lama's 78th birthday and also "National Compassion Day." While it is nice to honor such an important sentiment such as compassion, I think compassion, or having empathy for others, should be honored every day.
UC Postdoctoral Researchers Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work
Imagine the surprise of students on guest worker visas when, after arriving at UC, they are told that although the contract the union negotiated states that health care coverage is available to all postdocs, it will not be extended to them.
Colleges With The Most Athletic Guys: College Prowler Ranking
Check out the top eight in the slideshow below: In the spirit of March Madness, we wanted to find out which college has the
University Of California-Santa Barbara 'Men's Week' Raises Controversy
UCSB received a large dose of testosterone last week when the first Men's Week swept the campus, bringing to light issues
CampusReform.org Provides Conservative Guide To US College Rankings
The result is a political conservative's guide to colleges that, perhaps predictably, portrays American academia as a vast
Playboy's TOP 10 Party Schools
Each year, Playboy Magazine ranks its top ten party schools based on criteria that includes a "bikini index." The University
California Students Look To Colleges In Other States
New reports indicate that more and more California students are leaving the state to pursue higher education. University
What's Up With the Rainforest: Will Turning Vegetarian Save the Planet?
Senior Advisor, John Kerry's Presidential Campaign, (RED) Digi...
Even decisions as small as selecting that perfect bottle of wine to go with your dinner provides an opportunity to make an eco-friendly choice.
Day Of Action Dawns With Excitement; Protests Underway
Berkeley is considered the nexus of the Day of Action movement. The Daily Californian explains: Some California demonstrators
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