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“Hey hey! Ho ho! Tax hikes have got to go!” Graduate students at UCSB walked out of their classes, office hours and research labs today to protest the House GOP…

UCSB grad students walk out to protest GOP tax plan

“Hey hey! Ho ho! Tax hikes have got to go!” Graduate students at UCSB walked out of their classes, office hours and research labs today to protest the House GOP…

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For the first time in Isla Vista history, elected officials in the small, unincorporated community next to UC Santa Barbara met with their constituents. At an open house on Tuesday,…

Isla Vista’s new government says public safety is top concern

For the first time in Isla Vista history, elected officials in the small, unincorporated community next to UC Santa Barbara met with their constituents. At an open house on Tuesday,…

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