May 12, 2009 |
William I. Robinson, a professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara, probably shouldn't have been surprised when he found himself in the news earlier this month. He had, after all, forwarded an e-mail to his students that juxtaposed images of Palestinians caught up in Israel's recent Gaza Strip offensive with Jewish victims of the Nazis. The e-mail included graphic photographs of dead Jewish children from the 1940s alongside similar photos from Gaza.
March 24, 2008 |
On a day there was only one minor upset in the NCAA women's tournament, fourth-seeded Virginia coasted past 13th-seeded UC Santa Barbara, 86-52, Sunday in the first round of the Greensboro Regional at Norfolk, Va. The Cavaliers (24-9) pulled away from the Gauchos (23-8) with an 11-3 run to close the first half. Virginia added a 16-0 run in the second half to eliminate the tournament's lone remaining Southern California representative. Virginia will play Old Dominion in the second round.
January 31, 2008 |
James Powell scored 25 points, including six three-point baskets, as UC Santa Barbara outlasted UC Riverside, 64-53, for a Big West victory Wednesday night in Riverside. Santa Barbara, 16-5 overall and 5-3 in the conference, won for the fourth time in five games after the Highlanders (4-15, 1-7) reduced a 14-point second-half deficit to 52-50 on Jalonni Diggs' 15-foot jump shot with 5:47 left. But the Gauchos held Riverside scoreless for more than four minutes and scored 12 straight to ice it.
December 23, 2007 |
Tyler Hansbrough scored 21 points and No. 1 North Carolina bounced back from a lackluster performance by dominating UC Santa Barbara, 105-70, on Saturday at Chapel Hill, N.C. Marcus Ginyard had a career-high 17 points, Wayne Ellington also had 17 and Ty Lawson finished with 15 for the Tar Heels (11-0), who shot 57% in continuing their best start since the 1997-98 team won its first 17 games.
November 16, 2007 |
James Powell, a native of Pomona and graduate of Glendora High, scored a career-high 24 points to lead UC Santa Barbara to a 75-56 victory over visiting Cal Poly Pomona on Thursday night. The Gauchos (3-1) made 11 of 22 three-point shots, with Powell making four of seven, and shot 52.4% overall. Larry Gordon led Pomona, a Division II school, (0-1) with 22 points. Powell scored eight points during an early, nine-minute spree in which UCSB made seven of eight three-pointers, taking a 28-15 lead.
September 19, 2006 |
Chip maker Intel Corp. said Monday that its researchers, along with UC Santa Barbara, had built the world's first electronically powered hybrid silicon laser using standard silicon manufacturing processes. This development, the company said, addresses "one of the last major barriers" to making cheaper, high-bandwidth silicon devices to use with computers and data centers.