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8 More Arrested In Isla Vista 'Deltopia' Brawl

SANTA BARBARA (AP) — Eight more people have been arrested in a spring semester college party-turned-brawl in Isla Vista that injured 33 people, including seven law enforcement officers. 270 more words


Deltopia Part: 2

So the first half of Deltopia was plain out fun partying for all of the college students. However, the second half was a little different. 193 more words


Deltopia Part: 1

On April 5th over 20,000 partiers charged the street of Del Playa in Isla Vista for the annual Deltopia. Deltopia is an annual block party that takes place in Isla Vista. 220 more words


College Cousins Share 'Right to Party'

About a week, ago I asked for a guest blogger to address some of my questions about the partying behavior of today’s college students.  This request stemmed from my inability to make sense of the idea of university students’ ‘right to party,’ following the riot in Isla Vista, adjacent to The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) on April 5th. 799 more words


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. 888 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