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KCSB News Holiday Special ’21

23 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB News Holiday Special '21 Twas’ a night at KCSB and all through the station, not a programmer was stirring, because of winter vacation. Scaffolding wrapped Storke Tower with care, in hopes that no stone would fall through the air. Though reporters were nestled all snug in […]

Inside IV: Pandemic Stress + Potential Emotional Impacts of Munger Hall

19 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · Inside IV: Pandemic Stress + Potential Emotional Impacts of Munger Hall The emotional toll of long-term pandemic stress on young adults, and the potential mental health stressors of living in an isolated dorm room with no windows are just some of the topics KCSB’s Jennifer Yoshikoshi discusses […]

A Look Into America’s Opioid Epidemic and California Legislators’ Polarizing Response

19 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · A Look Into America’s Opioid Epidemic and California Legislators’ Polarizing Response Earlier this year, California legislators authorized harm reduction services in select cities in hopes of curbing overdoses. Examining the opioid epidemic and lawmakers’ contentious solution, here’s KCSB’s Joyce Chi and Zuri Wilson. This piece was written […]

The Historic UC-AFT Agreement

19 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · The Historic UC-AFT Agreement An Unfair Labor Strike across the UC system was averted after the union came to a groundbreaking agreement with the UC after 2.5 years of negotiation. The agreement brings UC lecturers greater job stability, specific and transparent performance review criteria, increased compensation, and […]

Unpacking UCSB’s Long Range Development Plan with the Daily Nexus

19 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · Unpacking UCSB's Long Range Development Plan with the Daily Nexus While the term Munger Hall has received national recognition in recent months, many are unaware of the complexities within the context behind the controversial building project. Of particular importance is UCSB’s Long Range Development Plan, the contract […]

Inside IV: Architects Have Concerns About UCSB’s “Dormzilla”

19 Dec, 2021

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KCSB News · Inside IV: Architects Have Concerns About UCSB's "Dormzilla" A plan to build an eleven-story mostly-windowless residence hall at UC Santa Barbara that 4,500 students would call home continues to generate controversy both locally and across the country. “It just seems wrong on almost every level.” Two Santa […]

Discussing Magic Lantern Films with D.J. Palladino

01 Nov, 2021

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KCSB News · Discussing Magic Lantern Films with D.J. Palladino Magic Lantern Films returns to its Isla Vista home after a year-and-a-half with the film society’s screenings not as packed as they were pre-pandemic. KCSB’s Jackie Sedley sits down with the Director of Magic Lantern Films, D.J. Palladino, to discuss […]

In Conversation with UCSB’s Trans & Queer Commission

01 Nov, 2021

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KCSB News · In Conversation with UCSB's Trans & Queer Commission For LGBTQ+ people, community is essential. With community at the forefront of its mission, UC Santa Barbara’s Associated Students Trans & Queer Commission believes that education, representation, and community work can combat oppression and lead to the safety and […]

KCSB Covers the Candidates: Matt Kilrain

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB Covers the Candidates: Matt Kilrain Five candidates are running against incumbent Cathy Murillo to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara. Election day is November 2nd. Murillo’s challengers include Randy Rowse, Deborah Schwartz, Mark Whitehurst, James Joyce, and Matt Kilrain. The winning candidate will serve a […]

KCSB Covers the Candidates: Mark Whitehurst

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB Covers the Candidates: Mark Whitehurst Five candidates are running against incumbent Cathy Murillo to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara. Election day is November 2nd. Murillo’s challengers include Randy Rowse, Deborah Schwartz, Mark Whitehurst, James Joyce, and Matt Kilrain. The winning candidate will serve a […]

KCSB Covers the Candidates: James Joyce III

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB Covers the Candidates: James Joyce III Five candidates are running against incumbent Cathy Murillo to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara. Election day is November 2nd. Murillo’s challengers include Randy Rowse, Deborah Schwartz, Mark Whitehurst, James Joyce, and Matt Kilrain. The winning candidate will serve […]

KCSB Covers the Candidates: Deborah Schwartz

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB Covers the Candidates: Deborah Schwartz Five candidates are running against incumbent Cathy Murillo to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara. Election day is November 2nd. Murillo’s challengers include Randy Rowse, Deborah Schwartz, Mark Whitehurst, James Joyce, and Matt Kilrain. The winning candidate will serve a […]

KCSB Covers the Candidates: Randy Rowse

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · KCSB Covers the Candidates: Randy Rowse Five candidates are running against incumbent Cathy Murillo to be the next mayor of Santa Barbara. Election day is November 2nd. Murillo’s challengers include Randy Rowse, Deborah Schwartz, Mark Whitehurst, James Joyce, and Matt Kilrain. The winning candidate will serve a […]

UC-AFT Holds Informational Picket for Better Pay

26 Oct, 2021

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UC-AFT held an informational picket on Wednesday, October 13 for 4 hours in an effort to raise awareness of their fight to strengthen job security and secure a higher, livable wage for their members. KCSB’s Marshall Mueller has the story. KCSB News · UC-AFT Holds Informational Picket for Better Pay

Addressing the Isla Vista Housing Crisis with Organize IV

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · Addressing the Isla Vista Housing Crisis with Organize IV In light of Isla Vista’s current housing crisis, student activists with Organize IV are calling on UC Santa Barbara administration to provide an online option for students in the upcoming fall quarter and offer fairly priced housing options […]

Discussing OnlyFans and Digital Sex Work with Professor Mireille Miller-Young

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · Discussing OnlyFans and Digital Sex Work with Professor Mireille Miller-Young In late August, the subscriber-based online platform, OnlyFans, announced its decision to suspend all adult content from its servers. After a significant outcry from the public and the site’s users, OnlyFans reversed its decision in less than […]

Unmasking Isla Vista: Community Activism

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Community Activism In the sixth and final episode of our series, KCSB’s Daniel Huecias and the Daily Nexus’ Holly Rusch explore activism in Isla Vista through a series of interviews, amplifying the voices behind local political and social movements. We speak with Taylor Clark, […]

Unmasking Isla Vista: Community Reflection

26 Oct, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Community Reflection In episode five of our series, KCSB News reporter and Daily Nexus Assistant Photo Editor Pia Ramos explores the Isla Vista community through interviews with local leaders. Isla Vista Community Services District President Spencer Brandt and IVCSD Director Ethan Bertrand reflect on […]

Isla Vista’s Unprecedented Housing Shortage

26 Aug, 2021

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The community of Isla Vista is facing an unprecedented housing shortage ahead of the fall quarter, leaving many students to consider drastic options such as commuting several hours or even living in their cars. Many factors are playing into the crisis, including high enrollment rates at the university level, lack […]

The Equal Rights Amendment’s Present and Future

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · The Equal Rights Amendment's Present and Future Santa Barbara Women’s Political Committee ERA Ad Hoc co-chairs Pam Flint Tambo and Moira Gill join KCSB News for a conversation about the current status and future implications of the Equal Rights Amendment. KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg has the story.

Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers In episode four of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: Local Business & Essential Workers, KCSB’s Alexandra Goldberg, and the Daily Nexus’ Katherine Swartz assess the pandemic’s toll on businesses here in Isla Vista, highlighting the experiences of owners and […]

Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines

26 Aug, 2021

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KCSB News · Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines In episode three of our series, Unmasking Isla Vista: Testing & Vaccines, KCSB’s Yulene Teagle and the Daily Nexus’ Atmika Iyer examine the efforts of the Santa Barbara Public Health Department and UC Santa Barbara in mitigating the spread of the […]

What SB Voters Should Know About the Recall Election

13 Aug, 2021

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A special election set for September 14 will decide the fate of California Governor Gavin Newsom. KCSB’s Ashley Rusch speaks with Santa Barbara County Registrar of Voters Joseph Holland for what Santa Barbara voters should know about the recall election. KCSB News and Sports · What SB Voters Should Know […]

In Conversation with Jr. Miss Spirit

13 Aug, 2021

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In the thick of COVID-19, while it felt like everything was on pause, 9-year-old Savannah Hoover spent her days practicing her Flamenco dance routine at home. She devoted countless hours all adding up to her big moment of performing for this year’s Miss Spirit competition. Prior to the flurry of […]