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51 min ago | Minot Daily News

Tuition pays for this

According to College Board, average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, George Washington University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Reuters

California Senate passes gun database checks bill

The California Senate passed a bill on Friday requiring local law enforcement to search a database of firearms owners in most cases when carrying out checks on people who may harm themselves or others.

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Related Topix: California, California Government, Violent Crime, Isla Vista, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Lawmakers pass firearm safety, ammunition bills

The Senate on Friday unanimously passed SB505 by Democratic Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson of Santa Barbara.

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Related Topix: Guns, Santa Barbara, CA

Times of Oman

Militarisation of police created murder machine

The facts directly contradict the false information police apologists are sending around the Internet.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, DePaul University

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Noozhawk

The People Behind the Code: Best and Brightest Converge at UCSB for Cryptology Conference

A little levity to break up the seriousness: Participants dance and sing their own song to the tune of The Village People's "YMCA" at this week's CRYPTO 2014 conference at UCSB.

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Related Topix: Disco, Village People, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Cryptography

Noozhawk

United Way's Red Feather Ball to Honor Jean Schuyler, Santa Barbara County

The public is invited to attend United Way of Santa Barbara County's 18th annual Red Feather Bal l taking place at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Four Seasons Biltmore Coral Casino in Santa Barbara.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, Life, Charity

CiteULike

Active Users: Project Development and Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Several recent pieces on the digital humanities and pedagogy have included the observation that, despite the rapid recent growth of DH in many academic fields and institutions, pedagogical issues are consistently overshadowed by issues related to research in DH scholarship.

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I programmer

Robots That Can See Through Walls

Using WiFi signals a pair of robots can detect unseen features behind thick solid walls and can differentiate between materials, giving the ability to detect the presence of humans.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Wi-Fi

Mother Jones

Why Racism Is Bad For Your Brain

In his press conference Monday discussing the shooting of an unarmed black teenager and the ongoing crisis in Ferguson, Missouri, President Obama addressed the continuing prevalence of racial inequality in the US.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Psychology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Forbes.com

Screw Money: What You Will You 'Really' Make During Your Career?

I am a serial entrepreneur and professor turned venture capitalist. I led Computer Motion's $110 million IPO and the $236 million sale of Expertcity to Citrix.

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Related Topix: Slam, Drama Movies, Family, Kids

Daily World

Campus censorship is misaligned with higher education goalsCampus...

Campus censorship is misaligned with higher education goals Colleges get some things wrong and some things right.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, George Washington University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois, Opinion

Noozhawk

Bomb Threat at UCSB's Campbell Hall Called False Alarm

A bomb threat at UC Santa Barbara's Campbell Hall has been called a false alarm by campus officials, and evacuations have been lifted after the UC Police Department received a threat earlier Wednesday and officers arrived on scene to investigate the claim.

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Salt Lake Tribune

Utah concert preview: Rebelution surfing a wave of success

Rebelution, headlining Saltair on Friday night, is a rock-reggae band that began in Isla Vista, a college town for the University of California, Santa Barbara, where students cut class not to sleep but to surf.

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Related Topix: Isla Vista, CA

Editor & Publisher

Critical Thinking: Should a newspaper hold back news if it's emotionally harmful to its staff?

When a mass shooting took place near the University of California, Santa Barbara campus in May, the school's university-funded newspaper, The Bottom Line, decided not to immediately publish news about the shooting to "minimize the emotional harm" to its staff.

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Related Topix: California, Journalism, Central Connecticut State University

Washington Examiner

Anger management and community service for feminist professor who attacked pro-life students

Mireille Miller-Young, a professor of feminist studies at the University of California Santa Barbara, has been sentenced for attacking pro-life students and stealing a large sign they made for a peaceful protest on campus.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Noozhawk

Santa Barbara School District Introduces Four New Principals

Four new principals are joining the Santa Barbara Unified School District this year and will take over schools that have struggled with administrative turnover the past several years.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Harding University, Santa Barbara, CA

Merced Sun-Star

UC Merced Connect: Campus ranks among "Cool Schools" for sustainability

UC Merced has been ranked among the "Cool Schools" by the Sierra Club's Sierra Magazine because of its commitment to sustainability.

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Related Topix: Merced, CA, UC Merced, Cool, CA, UC San Diego

Noozhawk

Chris Snowden Joins AmeriFlex Financial Services as Financial Advisor

Snowden is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara. He spent a number of years in the wine industry as part of his family's vineyard before obtaining a master's in business from Pepperdine University.

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Related Topix: Santa Barbara, CA, Wine, Drink, Pepperdine University

Noozhawk

Schizophrenia in a Dish: UCSB Plays Role in Revealing How Illness-Linked Genetics Affect Neurons

Sequencing facility assistant director and Ph.D. candidate Elmer Guzman stands with co-author Matthew Lalli in front of the RNA sequencer used in the study.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science, Johns Hopkins University

Washington Examiner

Your college tuition pays for this

According to College Board , average tuition and fees for the 2013-14 school year totaled $30,094 at private colleges, $8,893 for in-state residents at public colleges and $22,203 for out-of-state residents.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, George Washington University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

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