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Unmasking Isla Vista: Human Struggle

Sunday, August 01st, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Unmasking Isla Vista: Human Struggle In our first collaborative project, KCSB and the Daily Nexus have worked together to document the ways in which our community has changed over the past 18 months. As a result, we are proud to bring you the first episode of Unmasking Is [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Unmasking Isla Vista: Human Struggle In our first collaborative project, KCSB and the Daily [...]

Unmasking Isla Vista: A COVID-19 Community Archive

Thursday, July 29th, 2021
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista community members have had to adjust almost all aspects of their lives to help mitigate the spread of the virus. As Isla Vista slowly re-opens, KCSB and the Daily Nexus have decided to work together to document the ways in [...]
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, UC Santa Barbara and Isla Vista community members have had to adjust almost al [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

Environmental Awareness PSA: Microplastics in Your Tea

Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
The following is a transcript of an aired PSA, produced by KCSB's Production Coordinator.  Microplastics are plastic debris that are less than 5 millimeters in length. The increasing amount of microplastics in the environment pose a danger to ocean and aquatic life. Consumers are growingly becomi [...]
The following is a transcript of an aired PSA, produced by KCSB's Production Coordinator.  Microplastics are plastic [...]
By digital-media / Posted in News, Blog, PSA's

UCSB Grad Student Discovers the “Goldilocks Supernova”

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · UCSB Grad Student Discovers the "Goldilocks Supernova" In the galaxy NGC 2146, 31 million light-years away, a stellar explosion has been identified as an electron-capture supernova – marking the first convincing evidence for this new type of explosion. The groundb [...]
KCSB News and Sports · UCSB Grad Student Discovers the "Goldilocks Supernova" In the galaxy NGC 2146, 31 mi [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change Headed by Dr. Kari Nadeau of Stanford, a recent study on the evolution of pollen spreading throughout Northern California is shedding light on why our allergies seem to be getting worse and worse every year. These findings in co [...]
KCSB News and Sports · The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change Headed by Dr. Kari Nadeau of Stanford, a recent [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

Food Not Bombs: Fighting Poverty and Oppression One Meal at a Time

Wednesday, July 14th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Food Not Bombs: Fighting Poverty and Oppression One Meal at a Time Food Not Bombs operates under the philosophy that mutual aid and meal sharing serve as powerful tools for resistance within a capitalistic, exploitative system. With autonomous chapters spread out across the [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Food Not Bombs: Fighting Poverty and Oppression One Meal at a Time Food Not Bombs operates und [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

PSA: SB County Vaccine

Sunday, July 11th, 2021
The following is a transcript of KCSB's PSA written by the Production Coordinator. The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is urging all eligible residents to “take your shot” to stop Covid-19.  “When the pandemic hit, the clinical trials were able to be employed quickly and efficien [...]
The following is a transcript of KCSB's PSA written by the Production Coordinator. The Santa Barbara County Public He [...]

KCSB Visits the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI)

Wednesday, July 07th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · KCSB Visits the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) Early this June, a sea lion pup was born on the Santa Barbara Harbor and staff and volunteers from the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute stepped in to relocate the mother and pup. The nonprofi [...]
KCSB News and Sports · KCSB Visits the Channel Islands Marine and Wildlife Institute (CIMWI) Early this June, a sea l [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform

Wednesday, July 07th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform Wednesday, June 23rd marked the 6-month anniversary of 30-year old Angelo Quinto being killed after police knelt on his neck. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch speaks with Diana Collins Puente, Angelo’s aunt, about the conditions of his tr [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform Wednesday, June 23rd marked the 6-month anniv [...]
By News Director / Posted in News

Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches Fundraising Goal of $18.6 Million

Wednesday, July 07th, 2021
KCSB News and Sports · Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches Fundraising Goal of $18.6 Million A large patch of Santa Barbara open space will remain undeveloped thanks to the dedicated efforts of volunteers and community organizers. Save the San Marcos Foothills has reached its $18.6 million goal [...]
KCSB News and Sports · Save the San Marcos Foothills Reaches Fundraising Goal of $18.6 Million A large patch of Santa [...]
By News Director / Posted in News