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Brandon Sportel Named Teacher of the Year

The superstar in special education has been racking up the awards. Read story.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Students Stage Sit-In at Cheadle Hall

Present Chancellor Yang with list of requests to reform UCSB's response to sexual assaults. Read story.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Keith Terry Forgives, Empowers

A look at YStrive, a Santa Barbara nonprofit helping at-risk youth. Read story.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Remembering May 23

A series of events, from a paddle-out to a prayer service, is scheduled in the coming weeks. Read story.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

S.B. Economy Looking Good, But Rental Market a Mess

The UCSB Economic Forecast Project hosted its annual summit. Read story.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Princeton Review Ranks UCSB Among Country's Greenest Colleges

UCSB got another green feather in its cap last week, placing third in the Princeton Review’s list of Top 50 Green Colleges Read story.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Sara Miller McCune Donates $5 Million to UCSB

SAGE Publications cofounder Sara Miller McCune (pictured above) recently gave a $5 million gift to UCSB. Read story.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Sam Cathcart Dies

War veteran, football star and longtime Santa Barbara High coach. Read story.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Tempest in a Teepee at SBCC

Art project removed after complaints from Native American students. Read story.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Cutting the Red Tape

Franklin School opens a new service center designed to help everyone in the neighborhood. Read story.

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

HS Freshmen Encouraged to Plan for College, Careers

'Get Focused...Stay Focused' program puts kids on tracks to success early on. Read story.

Monday, January 12, 2015

UCSB Nobel Laureate Wins Another Award

Shuji Nakamura, the UCSB professor who recently won a Nobel prize in physics, won another national award this week for his pioneering work on LED lighting. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

UCSB Vice Chancellor Announces Retirement

Michael Young looks back on 25 years of student life and the challenges that lie ahead. Read story.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Lowell Steward, 1919-2014

UCSB Hall of Famer and flier with Tuskegee Airmen dies at 95. Read story.

Friday, December 19, 2014

UCSB Long-Range Plan Wins Approval

California Coastal Commission greenlights 15-year expansion. Read story.

Thursday, November 13, 2014
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