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How Scientists are dealing with the CRISPR Scandal

Tuesday, January 08th, 2019
On November 24th, 2018, Chinese scientist He Jian Kui sparked international outrage at the Second International Summit on Human Gene Editing when he announced that he produced HIV-resistant gene-edited twins. Visiting UCI professor of Law Judith Daar gives KCSB reporter Anita Carraher the rundow [...]
On November 24th, 2018, Chinese scientist He Jian Kui sparked international outrage at the Second International Summ [...]

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Tuesday, January 08th, 2019
Mondays & Thursdays @ 5 p.m. on 91.9 FM  KCSB's news department is dedicated to covering the happenings of UC Santa Barbara, Isla Vista, Goleta, Santa Barbara, and beyond. We've covered topics from cutting-edge research coming out of our campus to the humanitarian crisis on-going in Yemen. We'r [...]
Mondays & Thursdays @ 5 p.m. on 91.9 FM  KCSB's news department is dedicated to covering the happenings of UC Santa [...]
By Anita Carraher / Posted in News, About

Origins of the Central American Caravan

Monday, December 10th, 2018
As the first group of Central American migrants arrive at the southern border, KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali talks to UCSB Political Science professor Kathleen Bruhn about the backstory to the caravan.
As the first group of Central American migrants arrive at the southern border, KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali talks [...]

Asian American Mental Health: UCSB and Culturally Competent Care

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
KCSB's Dorothy Tang speaks with CAPS therapists Junichi Shimaoka and Marissa Floro about how mental health stigma and racial stereotypes have impacted the role mental health plays in Asian-American culture. Part 1 of a series.
KCSB's Dorothy Tang speaks with CAPS therapists Junichi Shimaoka and Marissa Floro about how mental health stigma and [...]

Fire Preparedness with Montecito’s Fire Department

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
KCSB's Megan Stafford interviews Chief Kevin Taylor, who serves as the Division Chief of Operations with the Montecito Fire Department on what the community can expect and prepare for this upcoming disaster season.
KCSB's Megan Stafford interviews Chief Kevin Taylor, who serves as the Division Chief of Operations with the Monteci [...]

AFSCME Strike Ends with No Resolution

Tuesday, October 30th, 2018
AFSCME workers staged a UC-wide strike last week that garnered sympathy strikes from several other UC-wide unions. KCSB reporter Nassef Mohsen Ali summarized the strike, and why workers voted for it. Photo Credits: KCSB Staff
AFSCME workers staged a UC-wide strike last week that garnered sympathy strikes from several other UC-wide unions. KCS [...]

Public Sleeping Laws suspended in wake of Federal Court Ruling

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Laws preventing the sleeping, sitting, or lying on public property have been ruled "cruel and unusual punishment" in the event that an area does not have sufficient shelter for its homeless population. KCSB's Maggie Drelichman reports.
Laws preventing the sleeping, sitting, or lying on public property have been ruled "cruel and unusual punishment" in [...]