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  • UC Santa Barbara overwhelmingly white? Not anymore

    UC Santa Barbara overwhelmingly white? Not anymore
    UC Santa Barbara has been designated a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), a recognition given to colleges and universities where Latinos comprise at least a quarter of the student body. The designation symbolizes UC Santa Barbara’s change from its old stereotype of three decades ago as a campus where some Latinos said they did not feel welcome.
  • A college athlete beaten back by meningitis reclaims his life

    A college athlete beaten back by meningitis reclaims his life
    Aaron Loy sat on his surfboard, bobbing in the flat Pacific, waiting for a wave. It was an unusually light day seven weeks into his freshman year at UC Santa Barbara — no classes, no lacrosse team practice and only a bit of homework for later....

    Local Homenetmen chapter awards scholarships

    Local Homenetmen chapter awards scholarships
    More than $26,000 in scholarships were handed out to 19 college students from Glendale and surrounding areas last Sunday by the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat Chapter at Phoenicia restaurant. Sixteen students received $1,000 scholarships each and three...

    Authorities seek to discourage Halloween problems in Isla Vista

    The warning is blunt: "Safety is a community effort. Look out for each other. And if you're from out of town looking for trouble, you're better off staying away." That message and others were sent to student affairs offices at 120 campuses across...

    Quiet Halloween in Isla Vista thanks to patrols, social media, rain

    Quiet Halloween in Isla Vista thanks to patrols, social media, rain
    Halloween in Isla Vista was relatively quiet over the weekend with fewer than 80 people jailed or cited for violations because of a stepped-up law enforcement presence, an anti-partying social media campaign and the first rainstorm of the season....