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2017 Data shows Racial Disparity in Wages still Persists

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
According to studies using wage data from both 2016 and 2017, Latina workers have to work an extra ten months to make the same that their white male counterparts do in a year. KCSB's Rodrigo Calderon has more.
According to studies using wage data from both 2016 and 2017, Latina workers have to work an extra ten months to mak [...]

New Wells Proposed for Cat Canyon

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Exxon and Shell have joined forces in a proposal to drill more wells and increase oil production in Santa Barbara County. One week ago tonight the County's Planning department held a public hearing in Santa Maria for citizen comment on the draft of an environmental impact report. KCSB's Ray Briare [...]
Exxon and Shell have joined forces in a proposal to drill more wells and increase oil production in Santa Barbara Coun [...]

The Lineup for SBIFF 2019

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
KCSB's Harry Lawton previews the selection of movies that'll be playing at the annual, and much anticipated, Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
KCSB's Harry Lawton previews the selection of movies that'll be playing at the annual, and much anticipated, Santa B [...]

Asian American Mental Health: Moving Away from the Medical Model and Decolonizing Mental Health

Monday, January 14th, 2019
KCSB's Dorothy Tang speaks with CAPS therapists Junichi Shimaoka and Marissa Floro about how the university is attempting to shift towards a preventative care model to serve a growing student demand, as well as Professor Mimi Khuc of the Asian American Literary Review about her work regarding al [...]
KCSB's Dorothy Tang speaks with CAPS therapists Junichi Shimaoka and Marissa Floro about how the university is attem [...]

A Look at the Large Pentagon Budget

Thursday, January 10th, 2019
KCSB's Harry Lawton talks with journalist Dave Lindorff about inflated Armed Services budgets over the past 60 years, which he took a critical look at in an expose published recently by the Nation.
KCSB's Harry Lawton talks with journalist Dave Lindorff about inflated Armed Services budgets over the past 60 years [...]

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 [...]

Listen to KCSB News!

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 [...]