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Let There Be Light


        On the afternoon of Saturday, April 5, I sat inside, slightly dismayed not to be in the sun but happy to be helping a friend by writing names on 120 place cards for her upcoming wedding. 889 more words


Deltopia is a Societal Issue: Seeking Guest Blogger

Below, you will find some excerpts from a letter written and posted on Facebook by a male University of California at Santa Barbara (UCSB) student. This was letter was posted immediately prior to the Deltopia riot one week ago, April 5th, in the student enclave of Isla Vista.   260 more words


'Deltopia' Melee Spurs Calls For UCSB Students To Party Less Hard

SANTA BARBARA (AP) — With streets still littered in glass and garbage cans overflowing with red cups and bottles, UC Santa Barbara students were trying to shake off a lingering hangover from an annual spring party morphed into a raucous and violent blowout. 796 more words


The Familiar Unknown: A College Visit

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.  The first time I secured my belongings in my boot, someone pickpocketed my camera when I was dancing.  894 more words

Deltopia: Were Hellions to Blame?

On Tuesday, I discussed my assertion that helicopter parents are not allowing their kids to move through the appropriate stages of independence and responsibility for one’s actions.   487 more words

Social Tendencies

17-Year-Old Boy Charged With Assaulting Officer During 'Deltopia' Brawl

SANTA BARBARA (AP) — A 17-year-old boy has been charged with assault, mayhem and resisting an officer for allegedly attacking a police officer during a rock- and bottle-throwing brawl in Santa Barbara last weekend. 131 more words