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University of California, Santa Barbara

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  • Can tragedies like the SXSW crash ever be prevented?

    Can tragedies like the SXSW crash ever be prevented?
    It can happen anywhere. A driver plows into pedestrians on a crowded street. Bodies fly. People die. In the shocked aftermath, we ask why and wonder: Could we have done anything to prevent it? At first, these random tragedies always seem unpredictable...
  • UC will take part in Hawaii telescope project with Caltech

    SAN FRANCISCO — The University of California took a big step Thursday toward what astronomers predict will be vastly improved exploration of the solar system and universe. The UC regents approved the university's participation in the...
  • The greatest game he ever played

    The greatest game he ever played
    I went to UC Santa Barbara on a baseball scholarship after transferring from Cerritos College. I was a speech major and had a radio show on college station KCSB called "Sleep's Sports Shorts." I wanted to play pro ball or replace Vin Scully when he...
  • L.A. Cathedral soccer standout wears his loyalty on his sleeve

     L.A. Cathedral soccer standout wears his loyalty on his sleeve
    Letterman jackets are considered so retro that some high school athletes are hesitant to be seen wearing one. But don't tell that to L.A. Cathedral soccer standout Axel Mendez, who proudly walks around campus wearing his jacket filled with patches...
  • Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance

    Families get a lesson in applying for college assistance
    Ngoctram Tran stuffed the things she hoped would unlock thousands of dollars toward her daughter's college education inside a plastic bag: her driver's license, Social Security cards, bank statements and W-2s. But the most important thing she'd need...
  • China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias

    China's women begin to confront blatant workplace bias
    BEIJING— Fresh out of college and facing a mountain of debt, the 21-year-old woman was searching online for jobs when she hit upon a listing that sounded perfect: administrative assistant at a tutoring school in Beijing. She sent in her resume, then...
  • Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt

    Los Angeles man detained amid sweeping crackdown in Egypt
    A Los Angeles man working in Cairo as an English-Arabic translator and his Egyptian roommate, a documentary filmmaker, were taken into custody this week amid a sweeping crackdown by the country's military-backed transitional government. It was not...
  • UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'

    UCSB police sergeant calls gang rapes of two students 'horrendous'
    The second reported gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student in as many months has shocked authorities in charge of patrolling an area not unaccustomed to sexual assaults. "We do have sexual assaults that happen, but something like this ... is...
  • Sketches released of suspects in gang rape of UCSB student

     Sketches released of suspects in gang rape of UCSB student
    UC Santa Barbara police have released sketches of two men believed to have participated in the beating and gang rape of a female student early Sunday. Investigators believe there were at least three men involved in the attack, but so far have only...
  • 2nd rape victim near UC Santa Barbara was city college student

    Just hours before a UC Santa Barbara woman was gang raped near campus, a city college student reported being sexually assaulted in the area, an official said Tuesday. The first incident occurred Saturday night and was reported by a Santa Barbara City...
  • Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported

    Second gang rape near UC Santa Barbara campus reported
    The gang rape of a UC Santa Barbara student was the second near campus in two months, and university police ramped up patrols in the area in response, authorities said Monday. The 19-year-old woman was beaten and raped by three men sometime between 12:...