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  • Apodaca: This column might trigger mixed reactions

    Before you read any further, I must caution you: This column is about trigger warnings. Proceed at your own discretion. In case you haven't heard of them, trigger warnings are the latest controversy to infect the educational realm. These cautionary...
  • UC Santa Barbara water polo player, 19, drowns during practice

    UC Santa Barbara water polo player, 19, drowns during practice
    Officials are saying that a 19-year-old UC Santa Barbara water polo player who was found unresponsive at the bottom of a pool during practice died of an accidental drowning. Nick Johnson, a sophomore at UCSB, was swimming laps at the Santa Barbara...
  • UC Santa Barbara student found dead on beach

    A 20-year-old female University of California Santa Barbara student was declared dead after being found on the beach Sunday morning, officials said.  The woman was identified as Sierra Markee-Winkler of Eureka, who was living in Isla Vista near the...
  • 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...
  • UC Riverside chancellor calls for enrollment and campus growth

    UC Riverside chancellor calls for enrollment and campus growth
    At his formal investiture ceremony Thursday, UC Riverside Chancellor Kim A. Wilcox called for significant expansions in enrollment, faculty and the campus itself. UC Riverside should grow its student ranks from the current 22,000 to 25,000 over the next...
  • 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...
  • Californians shut out of UC

    Californians shut out of UC
    Re "California students feel UC squeeze," April 19 When I was a student at UC Santa Barbara, I appreciated the diversity both in terms of ethnicity and geography on campus. Still, I was disturbed to read that non-Californians are being sought for...