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Environmental Awareness PSA: Microplastics in Your Tea

27 Jul, 2021

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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 becoming aware of the harmful […]

UCSB Grad Student Discovers the “Goldilocks Supernova”

14 Jul, 2021

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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 groundbreaking study is led by Daichi […]

The Link Between Allergies and Climate Change

14 Jul, 2021

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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 […]

PSA: SB County Vaccine

11 Jul, 2021

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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 efficiently, and within a […]

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

07 Jul, 2021

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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 […]

Family of Angelo Quinto Pushes for Police Reform

07 Jul, 2021

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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 tragic death […]

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

07 Jul, 2021

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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 to purchase […]

Juneteenth SB: Celebrating Black Joy & Liberation in Santa Barbara

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Juneteenth SB: Celebrating Black Joy & Liberation in Santa Barbara President Biden has signed a bill to establish Juneteenth (June 19th) as a federal holiday, making it the first new holiday since MLK Jr. Day in 1983. Juneteenth commemorates the day in 1865 when enslaved […]

Solidarity In The Park in Isla Vista

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Solidarity In The Park in Isla Vista On Saturday, May 29th, Red Jooce Project hosted its very first Solidarity in the Park event here in Isla Vista. There were vendors, DJ’s, ucsb organizations from 1pm until sunset, all for one goal: all proceeds are going […]

UC-AFT Strike

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · UC-AFT Strike Just as the University of California is preparing to welcome students back into classrooms on campus this fall, the union representing faculty lecturers is preparing to walk out of those classrooms on strike. KCSB’s Ray Briare tells us more.

UCSB’s New Classroom Building Project

07 Jul, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · UCSB's New Classroom Building Project UC Santa Barbara is working to expand the number of lecture halls and classrooms on campus as seen by the New Classroom Building project which began construction in 2020. However, the construction led to the removal of a major bike […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 11 with Stephen Snyder

13 May, 2021

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On the May 13th edition of “UCSB Reads 2021” on 91.9 KCSB-FM, we welcome Stephen Snyder, who reads When They Call You a Terrorist, Chapter 11: “Black Lives Matter.” Steve S. is Merchandising Manager at the Isla Vista Food Cooperative. He also hosts KCSB-FM’s long-running weekly music program “Joyful Cosmos” on Mondays from 6-8pm […]

Asian American Pacific Islander Solidarity in Santa Barbara

06 Apr, 2021

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KCSB News and Sports · Asian American Pacific Islander Solidarity in Santa Barbara Nearly 300 Santa Barbara residents gathered in solidarity with the Asian American Pacific Islander community on Saturday, March 27 to mourn the lives lost in the March 16 Atlanta shooting and spike in anti-Asian violence since the […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 6 with Diana Collins Puente

01 Apr, 2021

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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 […]

UCSB Reads on KCSB: Week 5 with Diana Escamilla

18 Mar, 2021

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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 […]

Hannah-Beth Jackson on the Importance of Equal Rights Legislation & Activism

KCSB News and Sports · Hannah-Beth Jackson on the Importance of Equal Rights Legislation & Activism President Biden honored International Women’s Day by announcing changes to the way sexual violence on colleges campuses will be handled, vowing to dismantle Trump-era policies that afforded more protections to students accused of sexual […]