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  • Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you

     Warning: College students, this editorial may upset you
    The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students. At UC Santa Barbara, the student Senate recently passed a resolution that calls for mandatory "trigger warnings" — cautions from...
  • The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap

    The liberal professor who stepped right into an anti-abortion trap
    You want a recipe for confrontation? Take a bunch of graphic photos of aborted fetuses onto a University of California campus -- or maybe any college campus -- and watch the fireworks. Emotions can run high when liberal college students debate the...
  • County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men

    County urges meningitis vaccinations for men who have sex with men
    Citing a recently identified uptick in potentially deadly meningococcal disease, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health recommended Wednesday that men who have sex with men get a meningitis vaccination. All men who have sex with men, whether...
  • Letters: Learning isn't always comfortable

    Re "Warning: This editorial may upset you," Editorial, March 31 The Times' editorial on an effort at UC Santa Barbara to have professors put "trigger warnings" on their course syllabi when lecture material may cause some distress reminded me of a...
  • 3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County

    3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County
    Three gay men sickened from meningitis in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county...
  • Letters: Take PTSD in college seriously

    Re "Warning: This editorial may upset you," Editorial, March 31 The Times claims, "The latest attack on academic freedom comes not from government authorities or corporate pressure but from students." That is completely ridiculous. The Times needs...
  • Ganging up on a millennial

    Ganging up on a millennial
    Millennials had a rough week on The Times' letters page. In addition to the handful of responses Thursday agreeing with the editorial that criticized student leaders at UC Santa Barbara for calling on professors to flag any potentially distressful class...
  • More arrests possible in spring break party riot near UC Santa Barbara

    More arrests possible in spring break party riot near UC Santa Barbara
    There could be more arrests in the wake of a riot that broke out over the weekend in a party town next to UC Santa Barbara thanks to newly installed surveillance cameras, officials said. In an interview with NewsChannel 3, Santa Barbara County Sheriff...
  • Revelers at UC Santa Barbara wreak havoc during daylong party

    More than 100 people were arrested and dozens hurt Saturday during a daylong party in UC Santa Barbara's Isla Vista neighborhood, including 18 for their alleged roles in a violent clash between police and spring-break revelers, authorities said. Many of...
  • Spring break party riot near UC Santa Barbara spurs calls for change

    Spring break party riot near UC Santa Barbara spurs calls for change
    SANTA BARBARA--Student leaders at UC Santa Barbara say the out-of-control spring break party that resulted in dozens of people getting injured overnight Saturday during a confrontation with authorities was a "wake up call" for change. In a statement...
  • Wild spring break partying must end, Santa Barbara County leaders say

    Wild spring break partying must end, Santa Barbara County leaders say
    Santa Barbara County officials said the melee that broke out during a spring break party near UC Santa Barbara is unacceptable and the culture of partying in the Isla Vista area must change. Santa Barbara County Supervisor Doreen Farr said that...
  • Spring break melee fueled in part by social media, sheriff says

    Spring break melee fueled in part by social media, sheriff says
    SANTA BARBARA -- Santa Barbara County's sheriff said Monday that social media contributed to the unrest Saturday night at a spring break party near UC Santa Barbara that left more than 100 arrested and dozens hurt. While partying has long been a problem...