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The Economic Woes of Sudan’s Crisis

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Sudanese demonstrators led to the removal of President Omar al-Bashir, who first came into power in 1989. KCSB's Nassef Mohsen Ali discusses the economic factors that drove thousands to the streets.
Sudanese demonstrators led to the removal of President Omar al-Bashir, who first came into power in 1989. KCSB's Nas [...]

The Restoration of Notre Dame

Monday, April 22nd, 2019
Professor of medieval architecture, Richard Wittman, talks to reporter Harry Lawton, about the damage to Notre dame in last week's fire, regarding what was lost, what was saved, and what precautions need to be taken in the future.
Professor of medieval architecture, Richard Wittman, talks to reporter Harry Lawton, about the damage to Notre dame [...]

Brexit Pushed Back to Halloween 2019

Thursday, April 11th, 2019
British Prime Minister Theresa May continued her search for an extension to the date of British withdrawal from the European Union, which was extended until October 31st at a meeting in Brussels. KCSB's Harry Lawton has the story.
British Prime Minister Theresa May continued her search for an extension to the date of British withdrawal from the [...]

UCSB Honors Victims of Christchurch Attack

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
This past Friday, a terrorist shot and killed 51 people in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Today, the UCSB Muslim Student Association held a noontime vigil at Storke Tower in solidarity with the victims, families, and community at large. Here are highlights from today’s UCSB “Standing in [...]
This past Friday, a terrorist shot and killed 51 people in a mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand. Today, the UCSB Mu [...]

UPTE-CWA Plans for Strike During UCSB Finals Week

Monday, March 18th, 2019
UPTE-CWA, a union representing 15,000 UC workers, is planning a labor rally beneath Storke Tower this coming Wednesday. KCSB’s Megan Stafford has more information on the UC system-wide strike: Another labor strike is happening at UCSB, the University Professional Technical Employee-Communic [...]
UPTE-CWA, a union representing 15,000 UC workers, is planning a labor rally beneath Storke Tower this coming Wednesd [...]

Rohingya Genocide Continues in Myanmar

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
The Rohingya continue to flee tyranny, while countries shut their doors. KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali interviews UCSB History professor, Utathya Chattopadhyaya, about developments in the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya in Myanmar.
The Rohingya continue to flee tyranny, while countries shut their doors. KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali interviews [...]

Political State of Venezuela Worsens

Saturday, March 16th, 2019
As the crisis in Venezuela deepens, KCSB reporter Harry Lawton talks to professor Juan Pablo Lupi of UCSB's Department of Spanish & Portuguese, a Venezuela national, to cast some light on the issues.
As the crisis in Venezuela deepens, KCSB reporter Harry Lawton talks to professor Juan Pablo Lupi of UCSB's Departme [...]

Interview with The Laps: Tasmania Director

Monday, March 11th, 2019
As part of our SBIFF 2019 Coverage, KCSB reporter Harry Lawton sits down with director Angie Davis to talk about her documentary The Laps: Tasmania, her second movie to premiere at the festival.
As part of our SBIFF 2019 Coverage, KCSB reporter Harry Lawton sits down with director Angie Davis to talk about her d [...]

California Senator promotes “Blue Card” system for foreign farm workers

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
The past three years of federal politics has been characterized as divisive, to say the least. But one area being furthered by bi-partisan collaboration might be where it's least expected: foreign agricultural labor policy. KCSB's Kody Chong has more on the issue.
The past three years of federal politics has been characterized as divisive, to say the least. But one area being furt [...]