KCSB reporter Harry Lawton interviewed health-care-for-all activists at the opening of Michael Moore's new film "SiCKO." Demonstrators wore arm slings, head bandages, and other costume items to protest the 'broken' health care system in California and the United States.
Advocates for the mentally ill scored a victory when they convinced the county Board of Supervisors to maintain funding for Casa Del Mural, a 12-resident group home. KCSB News Director Cathy Murillo interviews advocate Emily Allen.
At 10:00 this morning, UC Santa Barbara’s Dept of Chicano and Chicana Studies held a Press Conference regarding the decision by the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office to prosecute 14-year old Ricardo Juárez as an adult. Juárez was arrested for the murder of Luis Angel Linares during an incident on State Street that city police and city [...]
KCSB reporter Dhara Vala interviewed Al Gore at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival the day after he was nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize.
A student, faculty, and staff strike in opposition to the war in Iraq turned into a protest march that led to the shutdown of the East Campus entrance to UCSB. Student protesters gathered at the bicycle entrance to UCSB in Isla Vista around 1pm this afternoon. The crowd began to grow as planned speakers spoke against the Iraqi war. After the [...]
Employees who were fired from the Santa Barbara News-Press this week -- joined by other dismissed reporters, union reps, and supporters -- held a press conference on Feb. 6, 2007, in De La Guerra Plaza. KCSB reporters Harry Lawton, Iris Hanu, and Cathy Murillo recorded the press conference statements and interviews after the event. Order of [...]
Cathy Murillo interviews UCSB administrator in regards to the Nexus's financial debt. Former News-Press Editor Jerry Roberts hired to fix problem.
KCSB reporter Stefanie Stouffer interviewed Will Parrish at the Thinking Outside the Bomb conference at UCSB. Will Parrish is the Youth Outreach Director at the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. They discuss the in-depth goals of the conference.
The invasion of the Chancellor's office in Cheadle Hall proved success for students of "tent city" who have been camped out in front of Storke Tower for two days. Chancellor Yang left northern California to hear the demands of the students. Students and custodial staff at UCSB asked for an increase of wages for custodial staff, University support [...]
Associate News Director Hassan Naveed interviewed A.S. External Vice President Bill Shiebler regarding the Student's Initiative. The initiative will be on GOLD for the upcoming student elections between Oct. 23rd through the 26th.