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The History of Abortion Laws in the U.S.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
Since this past week, the U.S. has been in a state of political divide over abortion legislation on the state level. KCSBs Daisy Kershaw takes a look back at the history of the fight for legal abortion in the US as well as at the current abortion debate.
Since this past week, the U.S. has been in a state of political divide over abortion legislation on the state level. [...]

Yemen: The Forgotten War

Monday, May 13th, 2019
With the recent presidential veto, the U.S. will continue participating in an unauthorized war. KCSB's Nassef Mohsen Ali covers a panel discussion on the war in Yemen.
With the recent presidential veto, the U.S. will continue participating in an unauthorized war. KCSB's Nassef Mohsen [...]

How Universities handle Sexual Assault Cases are Changing

Thursday, May 09th, 2019
At the end of April, KCSB News profiled several sexual assault cases at UCSB that were overturned at the beginning of the 2018 2019 school year. While the three cases differed in their respective details, the university-determined ruling in each case was reversed in an appellate court, which fou [...]
At the end of April, KCSB News profiled several sexual assault cases at UCSB that were overturned at the beginning o [...]

Measles Outbreak and What to do about it

Thursday, May 09th, 2019
The United States is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of the measles virus in decades. KCSB’s Megan Stafford spoke with Dr. Ali Javanbacht of UCSB Student Health for more information about the symptoms of the virus, its spread, and how students can stay safe against it.
The United States is currently experiencing its worst outbreak of the measles virus in decades. KCSB’s Megan Staffor [...]

Plains All American Sentenced for the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill

Thursday, May 02nd, 2019
KCSB Reporter Anita Carraher spoke to Linda Krop, legal council for the Environmental Defense Center on last week’s sentencing of Plains All American for the 2015 Refugio Oil Spill. Photo provided courtesy of U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura
KCSB Reporter Anita Carraher spoke to Linda Krop, legal council for the Environmental Defense Center on last week’s [...]

Current State of Mexico under President Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Thursday, May 02nd, 2019
Mexico has had a new president since January, so how have things changed, for better or worse? KCSB's Harry Lawton talked with an American commentator in Mexico City to assess the progress the new President has made in dealing with the many problems facing his country and administration.
Mexico has had a new president since January, so how have things changed, for better or worse? KCSB's Harry Lawton t [...]

The Rippling Effects of America’s Teacher Shortage

Wednesday, May 01st, 2019
A report aiming to capture the magnitude of the US’s teacher shortage was released by the Economic Policy Institute last month. Tine Sloan, an associate teaching professor at the university of California, Santa Barabara, talked to KCSB about the shortage and its causes, as well as how organizati [...]
A report aiming to capture the magnitude of the US’s teacher shortage was released by the Economic Policy Institute [...]

What Comes after Sudan’s Revolution?

Thursday, April 25th, 2019
What can the Sudanese look forward to after the ousting of their president? KCSB's Nassef Mohsen Ali contextualizes the events in Sudan by looking back on the events of the Arab Spring.
What can the Sudanese look forward to after the ousting of their president? KCSB's Nassef Mohsen Ali contextualizes th [...]