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UCSB Students Happy, But Sexual Misconduct Concerns Exist

Here's a look at the mixed results from UCSB's “Campus Climate” survey. Read story.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

UCSB’s College of Creative Studies Freezes Literature Major Admissions

Former students and faculty cry foul over lack of leadership. Read story.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

UCSB Chancellor Henry Yang & Co. Building $1.4 Billion Telescope

Thirty Meter Telescope will sit atop Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano. Read story.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

UCSB Bus Lines Extending Service

UCSB’s express bus lines — 12x and 24x — are scheduled to extend their hours of operation and decrease wait times by fall 2015 because of a recent partnership between the university and MTD. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

UCSB a Big Worst in Big West Tournament

Hot-shooting Cal Poly runs Gauchos out of Anaheim, 69-38. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Teachers Receive Pay Raise

The increase is the first in five years. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

SBCC Announces Good Money News

Santa Barbara City College officials announced good news for the second year in a row since the recession at a recent budget forum. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Half of UCSB's Student Body Gets Meningitis Vaccine

Approximately half of the UCSB student body opted to receive an unlicensed meningitis vaccine called Bexsero during a free two-week clinic that ended 3/7. Read story.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

UCSB Basketball Fan Arrested After Rushing Court

Student confronted Hawaii's head coach before fleeing back into the stands. Read story.

Originally published 10:30 a.m., March 7, 2014
Updated 12:20 p.m., March 7, 2014

Study Shows Most Kids Not Ready for Kindergarten

Most area kids may not be ready for kindergarten, according to recent data presented to the Santa Barbara Unified School District at Tuesday’s board meeting. Read story.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

School Superintendent Updates Trustees on Strategic Plan

Superintendent David Cash updated School Board trustees on his Strategic Plan at this week’s school board meeting. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Open Alternative School Granted Exception to Transfer Policy

In a 3-2 vote, school boardmembers granted Open Alternative School (OAS) an exception to its interdistrict transfer policy for the 2014-2015 school year. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

DREAMers Strive for Higher Education

Undocumented Santa Barbara County students share their struggles. Read story.

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Foul Weather in East Quashes UCSB Game

N.C. State baseball team unable to leave in time for Friday's baseball season opener. Read story.

Originally published 9:16 p.m., February 12, 2014
Updated 9:14 a.m., February 13, 2014

Sports Highlights: Feb. 12-20

UCSB volleyball climbing in national rankings. SBCC hosts Coaches vs. Cancer basketball games. Read story.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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