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JUNETEENTH SB: COMMUNITY DEMANDS

05 Jun, 2020

current affairs / isla vista / life / news / ucsb

We demand that SB City Council adopt a resolution condemning police brutality and declare racism a public health emergency. Email Mayor Cathy Murillo and city council members: https://www.santabarbaraca.gov/contact/council/sbcitycouncil/default.asp We demand transparency and accountability from the SB Police Department. No more “community conversation” without changes to policy and practices No more internal […]

Environmental Leadership is “Incubating” at UCSB

10 Jun, 2019

news / ucsb

With the country’s first Environmental Studies program and the birthplace of Earth Day, leadership is no stranger here in Santa Barbara. But that doesn’t stop UCSB faculty and students from pursuing innovation in the field. Robert Stark talks to UCSB Professor Simone Pulver about her new environmental leadership incubator class.

The History of Abortion Laws in the U.S.

22 May, 2019

current affairs / news

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.

Yemen: The Forgotten War

13 May, 2019

current affairs / news

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.

The Rippling Effects of America’s Teacher Shortage

01 May, 2019

current affairs / news / ucsb

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 organizations and legislators […]