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UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 9 with Rosalyn Collins

29 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 29th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Rosalyn Collins (aka “Gospel DJ Sista Roz”), who finishes When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 9: “No Ordinary Love.” Rosalyn Collins is a UCSB Gaucho alumna who majored in Religious Studies (with a concentration in Jewish Studies), with a […]

KCSB is Up for Reaffirmation!

16 Apr, 2021

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UCSB STUDENTS! KCSB-FM is up for reaffirmation this year. We are a college and community radio station located on UCSB’s campus, directly under Storke Tower. KCSB trains students and community volunteers in broadcasting every quarter. As a student-led campus radio, we are proud to employ 18 student staff members who […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 7 with Jamie “Lady J” Bender

08 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 8th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Jamie “Lady J” Bender, who finishes When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 7: “All The Bones We Could Find,” while also beginning Part Two: Black Lives Matter, Chapter 8: “Zero Dark Thirty: The Remix.” Lady J is a DJ […]

KCSB-FM SPRING 2021 ORIENTATION

04 Apr, 2021

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Join us Wednesday, April 7th at 6 PM for KCSB’s Spring 2021 virtual orientation to learn how you can get involved (remotely) in creating independent, community radio! If you’re interested in having your own music radio show, news/public affairs show, cultural arts show, or if you want to get involved […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 6 with Diana Collins Puente

01 Apr, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the April 1st edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Diana Collins Puente, Director of Community Affairs, Student Development and Leadership for UCSB’s Associated Students. Diana reads from When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 7: “All The Bones We Could Find.” Every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 PM PT, “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB is […]

INDIGO DE SOUZA X KCSB INTERVIEW

30 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

Eclectic singer/songwriter Indigo De Souza sat down with KCSB’s General Manager Emma Mesches, and Internal Music Director Yousef Srour, to discuss her music and artistic journey as a creative human being. Stay tuned for her upcoming livestream performance, where she will be performing live on KCSB’s YouTube channel this Thursday, April […]

KCSB’S 2020 ZINE: ‘LOVE AND LIGHT’

21 Mar, 2021

blog / zine

At last, the never-before-seen public release of KCSB’s 2020 Zine, ‘Love and Light’! This zine was created completely remotely, by students and community members of KCSB-FM. Feel free to download below and enjoy! CLICK HERE 2 VIEW AND DOWNLOAD KCSB’S 2020 ZINE <3   (P.S. While shipping out fund drive […]

KCSB x OPEN MIKE EAGLE INTERVIEW

20 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

Open Mike Eagle’s new project is quite literally about Anime, Trauma and Divorce. It’s a nonchalant trip down the rabbit hole of Michael W. Eagle II’s spiraling imagination as he works through a divorce, the trauma that proceeds & ensues, and it’s all told through comical lyrics and his signature […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 5 with Diana Escamilla

18 Mar, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the March 18th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Diana Escamilla, a 3rd year Psychological & Brain Sciences Major at UCSB with an English Minor. Diana is also a member of KCSB-FM’s Executive Committee in her capacity as our Promotions Coordinator. Diana will be completing When They […]

Candy Mountain Mixtape Presents: Max and the Martians!

04 Mar, 2021

blog / interviews

This week, get ready for a very special episode of Candy Mountain Mixtape with Hattie Belle & the Candy Mountain Rambler, featuring a very special guest: Max and the Martians! This show will be sharing an interview with Max and the Martians, some music from his recent album, as well […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 4 with Whitney Ater

04 Mar, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the fourth edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM (Thursday, March 4th), we welcome Whitney Ater, Financial Analyst in the Phelps Administrative Support Center and a Committee Chairperson for the UCSB Professional Women’s Association (PWA). Whitney is reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, […]

Thank You for an Incredible Fund Drive 2021!

28 Feb, 2021

blog / fund drive

Thank you thank you thank you for supporting all of KCSB’s hard work this year!!! This year’s annual Fund Drive raised $2,000+ over our goal, thanks to all of your donations. WOW! If you donated for a thank-you gift, please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery of your thank-you gift. We’re […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 3 with Aaron Jones

25 Feb, 2021

blog / ucsb

On the third edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM (Thursday, February 25th), we welcome Aaron Jones, Director of UCSB’s Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) and Interim Director of our MultiCultural Center (MCC). Aaron is reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, Chapter 3: “Bloodlines.” Every […]

LIVE-ON-AIR KCSB ROULETTE: FUND DRIVE EDITION!

22 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive / music

Tomorrow, we have an extra special LIVE-ON-AIR rotation for KCSB Roulette – the student staff of KCSB aka the Executive Committee! If you tune in Tuesday Feb. 23rd from 2-4 PM, you’ll hear curated mixes by our student staff accompanied by some light discussion about their past year working at […]

KCSB WINTER 2021 PROGRAM GUIDE!

21 Feb, 2021

blog / music

Check out this quarter’s programming schedule and some cozy graphics in our Winter 2021 Program Guide HERE! The Winter 2021 schedule will be in effect until April 5th at 6 AM. Note that for optimal viewing of the weekly schedule, you can download this PDF and in your computer’s preview […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 2 with Kynita Stringer-Stanback

18 Feb, 2021

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On the second edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB-FM, we welcome Kynita Stringer-Stanback, Sociology Librarian for the UCSB Library, who is reading When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir, Chapter 2: “Twelve.” Please note that while “UCSB Reads 2021” on KCSB is broadcast live on Thursdays each […]

KCSB LIVE-ON-AIR FUND DRIVE EVENTS!

18 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive

KCSB’s annual fund drive is always full of special events and programming from our DJs, and this year we are keeping the traditions alive even with the constraints of operating remotely! Tune in Friday night (February 19th) from 10-11pm here on kcsb.org // 91.9 on your local FM dial to […]

KCSB’S FUND DRIVE 2021!

17 Feb, 2021

blog / events / fund drive

  IT’S HERE :’) We are so happy to be able to announce that KCSB’s Fund Drive 2021 is now officially live! While it looks a little different this year, KSCB is continuing an annual tradition of celebrating our lil station and reaching out to the community for donations to […]

KCSB News Reporter Profiles!

06 Feb, 2021

at the station / news

At KCSB News, our team of student and community journalists have a wide variety of interests – ranging from politics, the sciences, and the arts. Emphasizing collaboration, we encourage a variety of skill sets within our team. No journalism experience is necessary to join – only a willingness to learn, […]