California killer Elliot Rodger's misogynistic rant inspires #YesAllWomen Twitter campaign

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 27 (UPI) --Before going on a killing spree, Elliot Rodger posted a misogynistic rant on Youtube that has sparked the #YesAllWomen Twitter campaign.
JC Sevcik
California men reportedly shot at women for refusing to have sex

California men reportedly shot at women for refusing to have sex

STOCKTON, Calif., May 27 (UPI) --Three California women were allegedly shot at by a group of men after they refused to have sex with them at a home in Stockton.
Evan Bleier
More than 100 arrested when California street party turned violent

More than 100 arrested when California street party turned violent

ISLA VISTA, Calif., April 6 (UPI) -- Deltopia, a street party in Isla Vista, California, turned unruly and violent on Saturday, with dozens hurt and more than 100 people arrested.
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Cal Poly upsets UC Santa Barbara

The seventh-seeded Cal Poly Mustangs upset the second-seeded UC Santa Barbara Gauchos 69-38 in the Big West Conference Tournament quarterfinals.

UC Santa Barbara student says she was gang raped

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Feb. 25 (UPI) -- A California college student has reported being gang raped, the second such allegation near the school in as many months, police said.

California university considering meningitis vaccine

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 14 (UPI) -- A California university said it was considering vaccinating its student body for meningitis after the disease broke out on campus last month.

Student at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo has meningitis

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Dec. 13 (UPI) -- A student at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, was diagnosed with viral meningitis, but campus officials say it is an isolated case.

COL BKB: UCLA 89, UC-Santa Barbara 76

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Jordan Adams scored 22 points and Kyle Anderson notched 21 plus nine assists Tuesday to carry No. 17 UCLA past UC Santa Barbara 89-76.
Astronomers nail down details of 'next-door' exoplanet

Astronomers nail down details of 'next-door' exoplanet

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 2 (UPI) -- A University of California astronomer has measured the size and mass of an exoplanet located almost next door to us by astronomical standards, the school says.
Traces of ancient impact on Earth found

Traces of ancient impact on Earth found

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- Researchers say they've found evidence of an extraterrestrial impact on Earth 13,000 years ago that may have been involved in a major life extinction event.

Oracle chairman gives $50M to his college

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., May 12 (UPI) -- The chairman of the board at Oracle, Jeffrey Henley, has pledged $50 million to his alma mater, the University of California Santa Barbara, the college said.
Mercury spacecraft offers new data

Mercury spacecraft offers new data

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 21 (UPI) -- NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has completed its one-year primary mission to study Mercury, revealing new insights into the planet, researchers say.

This week in college basketball

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- This week in college basketball for USA Today/ESPN Coaches' Poll ranked teams:

'Catch shares' seen as boost to fisheries

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers said a fisheries management strategy called "catch shares" can help overcome the global collapse of fisheries.

COL BKB: Mississippi 83, UC-Santa Barb. 68

OXFORD, Miss., March 19 (UPI) -- Dwayne Curtis scored 17 points Wednesday and Mississippi made seven three-pointers in the second half to record an 83-68 NIT win over UC-Santa Barbara.
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UC Santa Barbara

The University of California, Santa Barbara, commonly known as UCSB or UC Santa Barbara, is a public research university and one of the 10 general campuses of the University of California system. The main campus is located on a 1,022-acre (4.1 km2) site in Santa Barbara, California, 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Los Angeles. Founded in 1891 as an independent teachers' college, UCSB joined the University of California system in 1944 and is the third-oldest general-education campus in the system.

UCSB is a comprehensive doctoral university and is organized into five colleges offering 87 undergraduate degrees and 55 graduate degrees. The campus is the 5th-largest in the UC system by enrollment with 19,800 undergraduate and 3,050 graduate students. The university granted 5,442 bachelor's, 576 master's, and 310 Ph.D. degrees in 2006–2007. The four-year, full-time undergraduate program is classified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as "more selective, higher transfer-in". In 2010, UCSB was ranked 39th among "National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report, 29th worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and 32nd worldwide by the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

UC Santa Barbara is a "very high activity" research university and spent $191.2 million on research expenditures in the 2007 fiscal year, 97th-largest in the United States. UCSB houses twelve national research centers, including the renowned Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics. UCSB faculty includes five Nobel Prize laureates, one Fields Medalist, 29 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 27 members of the National Academy of Engineering, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. UCSB was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1995. UCSB was the #3 host on the ARPAnet.

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