Monthly Archives: June 2011

Vuvuzelas will be welcomed at Harder Stadium

UCSB soccer fans will be adding a heavy dose of ruido (noise) to go with the tortillas at Harder Stadium this season, as the Big West Conference has permitted the use of noisemakers at regular season men’s and women’s matches. more

Westmont Admissions Dean Joyce Luy Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Joyce Luy, who will retire this summer as dean of admissions at Westmont College, was honored by the North American Coalition for Christian Admissions Professionals at its national conference Tuesday at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego. more

Westmont Names Dean of Admission

Silvio Vazquez, a consultant in enrollment management and former vice president for enrollment at Gordon College, is the new Westmont dean of admission. Vazquez served at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass., for two decades in various roles before consulting for Scannell & Kurz of Pittsford, N.Y. more

South Coast Business & Technology Awards to Honor Five Recipients

Winners of the 17th annual South Coast Business & Technology Awards will be honored Thursday at Fess Parker’s DoubleTree Resort in Santa Barbara.  more

Gaucho women’s VB nabs top Canadian hitter

Taylor Pischke, one of Canada’s top junior beach volleyball players, is headed for the indoors of Santa Barbara more

Wayne Mellinger: Serving the Poor Heeds the Call of a Higher Power

Human beings are vulnerable to all types of misfortune that limit their abilities to act. Our responsibilities to the world do not end with ourselves. Each and every one of us is also responsible for the “common good.” We have a duty to help those in need when this is not too costly to ourselves — a duty that is governed by personal discretion. more

Santa Barbara’s CEC launches bottled water campaign at area schools

Most people by now are aware of the perils of plastic bags, but bottled water remains a source of environmental and public debate. more

CEC’s Refill Stations Getting Students to ‘Rethink the Drink’

Since installing six refill stations on local elementary, junior high, high school and college campuses at the beginning of the year, the Community Environmental Council reports that students have used the stations 46,827 times as of Monday — dramatically reducing their use of disposable plastic water bottles. more

Hectic Hesch wins State St. Mile : Nickless wins second Mile in three years

On a day that was filled with unpredictable weather and strong wins, more

Inked deal : Santa Barbara Writers Conference is back

Writer’s block no more: The Santa Barbara Writers Conference is back after declaring bankruptcy.

The last conference was in 2008. more