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    What a way to start off the season! @UCSBMensSoccer tops No.5 Stanford 1-0 Friday. RECAP >>> http://t.co/gPhjHwqFP0 http://t.co/z7Z90RLG5D
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    The Gauchos start the 2015 season off in style, hold No. 8 Stanford scoreless to win 1-0. @UCSBMensSoccer first win over Stanford since 2004
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    Stanford trying desperately to get on the board but UCSB's backline can't be beat. Gauchos lead 1-0 with 5 minutes to go
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    Ahinga Selemani beats his defender to set up Geoffrey Acheampong beautifully in the box, but the lefty's shot goes wide of the post
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    Stanford with a pair of good chances with just under 30 minutes to go but UCSB still finds a way to keep them off the board and lead 1-0
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    .@UCSBMensSoccer leading No. 8 Stanford 1-0 at the half thanks to a goal by who else, Nick DePuy. Great first half for the Gauchos
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    GOAL! Seo-In Kim sends a cross far post and Nick DePuy heads it in to put the Gauchos up 1-0 with 3 minutes left in the half
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    Women's Soccer: San Jose State 1, UC Santa Barbara 1 (Final - 2OT) UCSB, San Jose State Battle to 1-1 Tie http://t.co/KolrGPE4AY
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    Big save by Vom Steeg to keep the game scoreless! 25 min left in 1st half @UCSBMensSoccer
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    Stanford has the advantage in the run of play through 10 minutes but it's still 0-0. @UCSBMensSoccer
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    WVB: UCSB Opens Season with Back-to-Back Sweeps! #GoGauchos http://t.co/yye1PtugDW
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    Heres UCSB's starting lineup against Stanford: Vom Steeg, Quezada, Strong, Backus, Jome, Espana, Feucht, Murphy, Acheampong, Selemani, DePuy
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    Don't miss @UCSBMensSoccer season opener against Stanford. Kickoff in 10 minutes!
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    @UCSBWomenSoccer ties San Jose St. 1-1 in home season opener behind early goal by Mallory Hromatko
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    RT @UCSB_Volleyball: Make that two sweeps on opening day! We topped UIW 3-0 and are now 2-0!… https://t.co/iybbM7N1tn
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UCSB SOCIOLOGIST TO DISCUSS BOOK ON BLACK SPIRITUALS

Monday, October 18, 1999 - 17:00
Santa Barbara, CA

Somewhere toward the end of the 19th Century, white America began to turn an interested ear toward the spiritual music of African Americans.

This new acceptance of African-American music as something other than unintelligible noise marked the beginning of recognition by mainstream America of its minority cultures, says Jon Cruz, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Cruz examines the significance of this phenomena in his recently published book Culture on the Margins: The Black Spiritual and the Rise of American Cultural Interpretation (Princeton University Press).

Cruz will talk about his book and sign copies at an event celebrating his work at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 at the McCune Conference Room in UCSB's Humanities and Social Building.

Published this past June, the book earned an enthusiastic review from Elizabeth Long, a professor of sociology at Rice University.

Long called Culture on the Margins "a splendid and important book that clearly establishes Jon Cruz as one of the most significant cultural sociologists of his generation."

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